Published Date: 10/24/2022
Expiration Date: 09/13/2025
Jane R. Zucker, MD, MSc, FIDSA has served as the Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Immunization at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene since August 2005. Her responsibilities include development of programs and policies to increase vaccine coverage of adults, adolescents and children citywide, introduction of new vaccines, and oversight of the Vaccines for Children program (VFC) and the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR). Under her leadership, vaccination coverage for routinely recommended vaccines across the lifespan have increased. She is currently serving as the Director of the Vaccine Operations Center for the NYC Health Department’s COVID’s response having led efforts to increase flu vaccination last fall and now COVID-19 vaccination.