Speakers-Najera, René

Dr. René Najera

Epidemiologist, Fairfax County Health Department

Dr. René F. Najera is an epidemiologist for the Fairfax County Health Department in Fairfax, Virginia, and is the editor of the History of Vaccines project of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, with a focus on news and information on vaccines, vaccine science, vaccine research, and the public health implications of vaccine policy.

Dr. Najera has a doctorate in public health (DrPH) from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is affiliated with the Department of Epidemiology of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and with the George Mason University Department of Global and Community Health.