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Professor NELSON Edmund Anthony Severn (Tony)

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MBChB, MD, FHKCPaed, FRCPCH

Clinical Professional Consultant and Professor of Practice in Paediatrics

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Tony has published widely on vaccine preventable diseases, infant and child nutrition, and the sudden infant death syndrome. He has conducted studies on respiratory and diarrhoeal disease surveillance; influenza and rotavirus vaccine effectiveness; rotavirus vaccine efficacy and rotavirus vaccine economic evaluations. He chairs the Steering Committee of Immunization Partners in Asia Pacific that organize biennial Asian Vaccine Conferences and is a member of the ROTA Council since 2012. He was a member of Hong Kong's Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases (2004-2013); participated in WHO's SAGE Working Group on Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination and Broader Tetanus Control (2015-2016); WHO's Expert Advisory Group on Quantitative Immunization and Vaccines Related Research (2007-2012). He has coordinated Paediatric undergraduate teaching (1994-2020) and was a Faculty of Medicine Year coordinator (2005-2017). During this time he has been involved in curriculum design and innovative projects to enhance student learning and participation. Tony graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa in 1978 and obtained his doctorate from the University of Otago in New Zealand in 1989.

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