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In this episode Patrick O’Shea, PhD, a senior researcher at the FrameWorks Institute, shares findings from the first in a series of studies about how the public perceives vaccines. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, Chair of the AAP Council on Communications and Media, about her work at the Mayo Clinic to educate immigrant populations about vaccines.



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Patrick O’Shea, PhD


Patrick O’Shea is a senior researcher at FrameWorks Institute. Prior to joining FrameWorks, he worked as the research and narrative strategist at the National Immigration Law Center, where he designed and led applied research and ethical storytelling projects to ground advocacy and communications in the voices and experiences of immigrants and their families in the United States. Whether in academics or advocacy, his research explores ideas of race, class, nation, and belonging through a cultural examination of personal, historical, political, and public narratives.

Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP


Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic, where she also has served as Director of the Pediatric Resident Continuity Clinic and will be embarking on a new role as Division Diversity Champion for Mayo Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. She is the Chair of the AAP Council on Communications and Media. She recently completed a fellowship in minority health policy at Harvard Medical School and a Master of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The interviewees have no conflicts of interest to disclose

Music Credits:
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Theme music composed by Matthew Simonson at

*The views expressed in this podcast are those of the guests and not necessarily those of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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