Vaccine Preventable Diseases
This month we are jumping right into a very hot topic – vaccinations. Join Dr. Mircescu with Dignity Health as she answers your common questions about vaccines. Oh, and yes, we will discuss the COVID-19 vaccine, the new Delta variant and more.
This topic can be very stressful for many, so let’s reduce the stress by getting clear answers on how vaccines work. We will talk about which ones are preventable, what’s in them and why vaccines are important in preventing widespread diseases. Reserve your seat and register now for to get the facts firsthand.
Session participants will understand:
- How vaccines work
- Which diseases can be prevented by vaccination
- What vaccines are made of
- Who vaccines are best for and why
- How the COVID-19 vaccines work in fighting coronavirus
- General vaccine safety and testing standards
Mirella Monica Mircescu, MD with Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Mirella Monica Mircescu, MD is a faculty physician with Dignity Health Medical Group. She is board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has 20-plus years’ experience as an infectious disease specialist in the department of Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. Mircescu’s experience with infectious diseases includes HIV and related illnesses, infections in cancer, and other immuno-compromising states. She also has a personal and research interest in fungal infections, including aspergillosis, mucomycosis and coccidiomycosis.
Dr. Mircescu is fluent in Romanian. She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and American Medical Association. Dr. Mircescu earned her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania, where she graduated in the top five percent of her class. Dr. Mirecescu completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the infectious disease fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Her mission is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. She believes this allows her to provide her patients with state-of-the-art services and exceptional experiences.
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