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Immunizations to be address at New Canaan lecture

Published 5:39 pm, Sunday, December 30, 2012
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Childhood immunizations is the next topic in the Waveny Care Center and Norwalk Hospital public lecture series to be presented on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m.

Dr. Vicki Smetak, chairwoman of the Department of Pediatrics at Norwalk Hospital, and Dr. Harrison Pierce, a pediatrician with New Canaan Pediatrics, are the featured speakers. The lecture will take place at Waveny Care Center, 3 Farm Road, New Canaan.

The doctors will provide information on childhood immunizations and answer some of the most frequently asked questions by parents.

Smetak, a board-certified pediatrician, received both undergraduate and medical school education at New York University. She completed post-graduate training in pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She underwent post-residency fellowship training in pediatric critical care medicine both at Montefiore and Yale Children's hospitals.

Pierce is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. After graduating from the University of Rome in Italy, he completed internship, residency and fellowship training at New York Medical College.

For information or reservations, call 203-594-5420.