EPIC Immunization Advisory Committee Members:

Iyabode (Yabo) Akinsanya-Beysolow, MD, MPH, FAAP, Chair Retired Pediatrician, Owner YB Consultants - Atlanta, GA
Ralph Peeler, MD, Co-Chair Family Physician - Chamblee, GA
Janet McGruder, Georgia Immunization Program - Atlanta, GA
Fred Girton, MD Retired Family Physician - St. Simons Island, GA
Ben Sloat, MPH Georgia Immunization Program - Atlanta, GA
Barbara Turner, BSN, RN Retired Pediatric Practice Nurse Administrator/Vaccine Manager, - Roswell, GA
Harvey Danits, MD Retired Pediatrician, Atlanta, GA
Harry Keyserling, MD Retired Pediatrician, CDC, Atlanta, GA

Updated 3/2021

Advisory Members

Members of the EPIC Advisory Committee are experts in their field and play a vital role in the quality of the information provided in the EPIC program. Their expertise provides:


  • Medically sound guidelines
  • Current Standard of Care Practices
  • Current ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices)
  • Accurate Georgia School and Daycare Requirements
  • Accurate Federal and State Vaccine Program Guidelines

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