And What Might be Done to Reach Them
Vaccines are a proven ally in the fight against the Covid-19 virus. Doctors, medical experts, public health officials and many others testify that they are safe and effective, providing protection against serious illness and death. Yet, in the face of overwhelming evidence of their effectiveness, some population groups have much lower vaccination rates than others. This presentation will focus on understanding who remains unvaccinated and what might be done to reach them.
Natalie Jackson, Public Religion Research Institute
Natalie Jackson, Ph.D., is the Director of Research at PRRI. She has spent the last 15 years developing extensive expertise in the survey research process as well as quantitative political science. Her research on how people form opinions, as well as on the election polling and forecasting landscape has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. Natalie received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Oklahoma and was a postdoctoral associate at the Duke University Initiative on Survey Methodology. Her BA in political science and history is from West Texas A&M University.
Liz Hamel, Kaiser Family Foundation
Liz Hamel is Vice President and Director of Public Opinion and Survey Research at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), where she directs polling work including the KFF Health Tracking Poll, the COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor, and ongoing survey partnerships with news media organizations such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and CNN. Her public opinion research experience spans a wide range of health-related topics, including people’s experiences in the health care system; views of the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance; the role of health care in elections; and experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. She currently serves on the Executive Council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and on the Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
Tony Foleno, The Advertising Council
Tony Foleno is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Evaluation for the Ad Council, the national nonprofit that mobilizes the energy and talents of the marketing, media, and technology industries to make a measurable impact on today’s most critical social and health issues. Tony is accountable for strategic research & planning as well as evaluative research for the Ad Council’s 30+ public service campaigns, leveraging research-based insights into action and helping to ensure that the Ad Council operates as a results-driven organization.
In 2019, Tony served as president of the Society for Health Communication and he currently serves on the Society’s steering committee, as well as advisory boards at the Blackbaud Institute, Cause & Social Influence, Agents of Change, the Market Research Council, and the Fishlinger Center for Public Policy Research.
Tony won honors as Researcher of the Year (end client) at the 2019 Quirk’s Marketing Research & Insight Excellence Awards. In 2015, he was recognized as a QRCA Luminary. Tony has been a key member on dozens of campaigns that have garnered industry-wide awards and accolades.
Sep 14, 2021