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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 Clinical Vaccine Unit 

Vaccine research:

1) Clinical trials (vaccines for biodefense, pandemic and seasonal influenza virus vaccines, investigational respiratory virus vaccines, rotavirus vaccine, human papilloma virus vaccine, conjugate pneumococcal vaccine, meningococcal vaccines, combination vaccines)

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

Vaccine safety evaluation:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Project

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

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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Edwards, JM, Wynn, C, Watson, N, Focht, C, Todd, CA, Walter, EB, Heine, RP, and Swamy, GK. "Group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization and disease among pregnant women: a historical cohort study." December 2017.

Scholars@Duke

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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Grohskopf, LA, Sokolow, LZ, Broder, KR, Walter, EB, Bresee, JS, Fry, AM, and Jernigan, DB. "Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza With Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices-United States, 2017-18 Influenza Season." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 17, no. 11 (November 2017): 2970-2982.

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Grohskopf, LA, Sokolow, LZ, Broder, KR, Walter, EB, Bresee, JS, Fry, AM, and Jernigan, DB. "Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, 2017-18 Influenza Season." MMWR RECOMMENDATIONS AND REPORTS 66, no. 2 (August 25, 2017): 3-21.

Scholars@Duke

Grohskopf, LA, Sokolow, LZ, Broder, KR, Walter, EB, Bresee, JS, Fry, AM, and Jernigan, DB. "Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, 2017-18 Influenza Season." MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports 66, no. 2 (August 25, 2017): 1-20.

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Saleh, E, Swamy, GK, Moody, MA, and Walter, EB. "Parental Approach to the Prevention and Management of Fever and Pain Following Childhood Immunizations: A Survey Study." Clinical pediatrics 56, no. 5 (May 2017): 435-442.

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Fuller, JE, Walter, EB, Dole, N, O'Hara, R, Herring, AH, Durkin, MS, Specker, B, and Wey, B. "State-Level Immunization Information Systems: Potential for Childhood Immunization Data Linkages." Maternal and child health journal 21, no. 1 (January 2017): 29-35.

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Saleh, E, Moody, MA, and Walter, EB. "Effect of antipyretic analgesics on immune responses to vaccination." Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics 12, no. 9 (September 2016): 2391-2402. (Review)

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