Barbara Loe Fisher


Barbara Loe Fisher

Author and human rights activist Barbara Loe Fisher, who is co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center, will speak about why utilitarian vaccine policy threatens truth and integrity in health care. Her presentation will feature an overview of the history, science, law and ethics of vaccination within the context of national and international economic, social and political forces that shape how the health and liberty of Americans is affected by vaccine policy and law.


BIO: Barbara Loe Fisher co-founded the non-profit charity, the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), in 1982 with parents of DPT vaccine injured children. He is co-author of the seminal 1985 book, DPT: A Shot in the Dark, and for the past three decades she has led the vaccine safety and informed consent movement in America. She worked with Congress to secure vaccine safety informing, recording and reporting provisions in the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, and served on the Institute of Medicine Vaccine Safety Forum and on vaccine advisory committees at the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control. She has testified in Congress and state legislatures, and has debated more doctors on the subject of vaccination on television and radio than any other American.




Transcending Utilitarian Vaccine Policy to Protect Truth and Integrity in Health Care