Announcing Vermont’s CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award Winner

The Vermont Department of Health is proud to announce that Kristin Gilbert, RN has been selected as the 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for Vermont. This is an annual awards program to honor immunization champions across the 50 U.S. states during National Infant Immunization Week (April 20-27, 2013).
Kristin Gilbert is a nurse at Barre Pediatrics. She is committed to improving immunization rates, and is passionate about protecting children from vaccine-preventable diseases. Gilbert makes sure that her patients are educated about vaccines, and reaches out to vaccine hesitant parents.

Gilbert helps to keep the staff at Barre Pediatrics informed of the most current vaccine information, and she oversees the proper storage and handling of the vaccine in the practice. She generously volunteered to answer questions asked by parents for the It’s Ok to Ask public education campaign targeting parents with concerns about immunizations. Please join us in honoring Kristin Gilbert.