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Date:8/7/2009

ens and teenagers and the complete adolescent vaccination schedule is available at www.cdc.gov.

About Dr. Lolita M. McDavid

Lolita M. McDavid is Medical Director of Child Advocacy and Protection at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, the pediatric hospital of University Hospitals Case Medical Center. She is responsible for community outreach and programming as well as coordinating the medical services for the Child Protection Unit, serving at-risk children and families in Northeast Ohio. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU).

Dr. McDavid serves on the committee of several national organizations including the Grant Review Committee and Peer Review Group at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among others.

About the Survey

This survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Interactive, with support from Merck & Co., Inc., between June 2-8, 2009 among 424 18+ female parent/legal guardian who have one or more children between the ages of 11 and 18. A full survey methodology is available upon request.

About Merck & Co., Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Established in 1891, Merck currently discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. The Company devotes extensive efforts to increase access to medicines through far-reaching programs that not only donate Merck medicines but help deliver them to the people who need them. Merck also publishes unbiased health information as a not-for-profit service. For more information, visit www.
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