For back-to-school, kids need more than new backpacks and books, but also an update on their immunization schedules. WTOP consulted Children’s National Medical Center Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease Roberta DeBiasi, MD, to find out more about childhood immunizations.
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Our Division of Infectious Diseases is the major referral center for infectious disease in the Washington, DC, area, helping thousands of patients each year, and actively promoting prevention through community outreach and education.
Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions.
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