New York State Immunization Advisory Council (NYS IAC)

The New York State Immunization Advisory Council (NYS IAC) is a nine-member advisory council established by Chapter 521 of the Laws of 1994 to review and make recommendations for improving immunization coverage and access in NYS.

Upcoming Meetings

NYS IAC meetings are held in-person and live webcast online. In-person meetings are held at the University at Albany School of Public Health, Café Conference Room in Rensselaer, NY. A map of the campus and driving directions are available at Live and archived meeting webcasts are available for viewing at

If you would like to receive email updates on the NYS IAC, notices of upcoming meetings, and meeting materials, please email


  • Debra Tristram, M.D. – Chair
  • Guthrie S. Birkhead, M.D.
  • David P. Hughes, M.D.
  • Paul F. Macielak, Esq.
  • Kenneth S. Rowin, M.D.
  • Alison Singer
  • Elie Ward
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