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Emmanuel Benjamin Walter, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Campus mail: 2608 Erwin Road, Suite 210, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 620-5374
Email address: walte002@mc.duke.edu

Dr. Emmanuel (Chip) Walter is Director of the Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit   

Immunization research:

1) Phase 1, 2 and 3 vaccine trials including:  pandemic and seasonal influenza virus vaccines, respiratory virus vaccines, rotavirus vaccine, human papilloma virus vaccine, conjugate pneumococcal vaccine, meningococcal vaccines, vaccines for biodefence; vaccines for emerging pathogens; combination vaccines; and vaccines containing novel adjuvants or using novel delivery systems

2) Vaccine utilization (vaccination of special populations, adolescent immunization)

3) Vaccine safety evaluations conducted though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Project

Clinical trials aimed at the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992
  • M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1983
  • B.S., University of Notre Dame, 1979

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Edwards, JM, Watson, N, Focht, C, Wynn, C, Todd, CA, Walter, EB, Phillips Heine, R, and Swamy, GK. "Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Colonization and Disease among Pregnant Women: A Historical Cohort Study." January 1, 2019.

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Edwards, JM, Watson, N, Focht, C, Wynn, C, Todd, CA, Walter, EB, Heine, RP, and Swamy, GK. "Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Colonization and Disease among Pregnant Women: A Historical Cohort Study." Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019 (January 2019): 5430493-null.

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Fortner, KB, Swamy, GK, Broder, KR, Jimenez-Truque, N, Zhu, Y, Moro, PL, Liang, J, Walter, EB, Heine, RP, Moody, MA, Yoder, S, and Edwards, KM. "Reactogenicity and immunogenicity of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant and nonpregnant women." Vaccine 36, no. 42 (October 2018): 6354-6360.

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Grohskopf, LA, Sokolow, LZ, Broder, KR, Walter, EB, Fry, AM, and Jernigan, DB. "Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices-United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season." Mmwr. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Recommendations and Reports 67, no. 3 (August 24, 2018): 1-20.

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Brady, RC, Jackson, LA, Frey, SE, Shane, AL, Walter, EB, Swamy, GK, Schlaudecker, EP, Szefer, E, Wolff, M, McNeal, MM, Bernstein, DI, and Steinhoff, MC. "Randomized trial comparing the safety and antibody responses to live attenuated versus inactivated influenza vaccine when administered to breastfeeding women." Vaccine 36, no. 31 (July 2018): 4663-4671.

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Grohskopf, LA, Sokolow, LZ, Fry, AM, Walter, EB, and Jernigan, DB. "Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) - United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season." Mmwr. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 67, no. 22 (June 8, 2018): 643-645.

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Belongia, EA, Karron, RA, Reingold, A, Walter, EB, and Bennett, NM. "The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation regarding the use of live influenza vaccine: A rejoinder." Vaccine 36, no. 3 (January 8, 2018): 343-344.

Scholars@Duke

Belongia, EA, Karron, RA, Reingold, A, Walter, EB, and Bennett, NM. "The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation regarding the use of live influenza vaccine: A rejoinder." Vaccine 36, no. 3 (January 2018): 343-344.

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Walter, EB, Hornik, CP, Grohskopf, L, McGee, CE, Todd, CA, Museru, OI, Harrington, L, and Broder, KR. "The effect of antipyretics on immune response and fever following receipt of inactivated influenza vaccine in young children." Vaccine 35, no. 48 Pt B (December 2017): 6664-6671.

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Kemper, AR, Barnett, ED, Walter, EB, Hornik, C, Pierre-Joseph, N, Broder, KR, Silverstein, M, and Harrington, T. "Drinking Water to Prevent Postvaccination Presyncope in Adolescents: A Randomized Trial." Pediatrics 140, no. 5 (November 2017).

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