Measles is a harmful yet preventable disease that carries multiple sequelae requiring hospitalization. Due to falsified and retracted literature, the measles vaccine may be viewed as a cause of autism, which is categorically untrue. This has led to increased global morbidity and misinformation about the safety and efficacy of vaccines, including the measles vaccine.
Norm Fenn, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, (he/him) is a clinical assistant professor at Manchester University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and a pediatric clinical pharmacist at Parkview Women's and Children's Hospital. He graduated with Honors from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. He completed his postgraduate year 1 residency at Children’s National Medical Center and a two-year Academia & Ambulatory Care Fellowship at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy.
Sarah Blackwell, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, (she/her) is the Medical Intensive Care Unit clinical specialist at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She has served in this role for eight years and was also the Pulmonary Critical Care clinical specialist serving across four ICUs for six years. She obtained her PharmD from Auburn University in 2011 and completed her postgraduate year 1 Pharmacy Residency at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in 2012. Her practice interests include pulmonary medicine, infectious disease, sepsis, and sedation practices.