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Terry Brenneman, MD

Terry Brenneman, MD

Dr. Brenneman is the founding partner of a small, independent pediatric practice. He has a special interest in vaccines, serving as a Principal Investigator for multiple clinical trials and has given numerous talks on vaccines throughout the southeast. Medical students and nurse practitioner students rotate through his office and he was named "Preceptor of the Year" by the University of North Carolina School of Nursing. Dr. Brenneman serves on the Editorial Board of

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What does a chinchilla have to do with vaccines? Ear infections? A Bandaid? It's actually pretty interesting--have a look.

ACIP recommends the zoster vaccine be given at age 60 years. That could be too late for some. And, what about this 60-year-old?

An 8-year-old needs his second dose of Fluzone; all you have on hand is trivalent Fluviran. Is it OK to mix?

True or False: some mixed vaccines have vaccine in the diluent and the powder. Answer and more questions in our short quiz.

Is there convincing evidence of a causal connection between GBS and vaccines? Consider this clinical scenario, then choose true from false.

Have another look at this list of scenarios.

Missed opportunities result in under-vaccinated children and adults. Clinicians often mistakenly elect not to give a vaccine thinking that a contraindication exists.

Often there are very subtle differences between the two; test your deciphering skills with 3 interesting scenarios.

The number of US cases of mumps in recent years may surprise you. What's behind the rise and why don't we hear about it?

Vaccine shorthand can simplify or confuse. Test your knowledge of the alphabet soup and get valuable CDC links to help decode.


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