Saturday, March 28, 2009
Paul Offit Making A Difference
As a young student Paul Offit had a fascination with infectious diseases and wanted to make an impact in this area and he has. He has made it is life work to make a difference and in his 30 year career he has done that and a whole lot more. Paul Offit has authored more than 130 medical papers for various publicans along with a new book that explains there is no basis to conclude that vaccines cause autism.
Right now Paul Offit is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia a job he loves working at. He also has been the recipient of many awards including the J. Edmund Bradley Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics and the Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development from the Infectious Disease Society of America. As you can see Paul Offit is a caring man who puts his heart and soul into his work.