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Chris Anna Mink, M.D., F.A.A.P.

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Chris Anna M. Mink, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General and Emergency Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, KIDS clinic

Contact Information:
1124 West Carson Street
Torrance, CA, 90502

Phone: (310) 222-2976
Fax: (310) 328-0468
Email: cmink@labiomed.org

Research Focus:
Microbiology/Infectious Diseases, Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases

Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Education:
M.D., University of Virginia, VA

Selected publications:

1. Lottenbach KR, Granoff DM, Barenkamp SJ, Powers DC, Kennedy D, Irby-Moore S, Homan SM, Mink CM. Safety and immunogenicity of haemophilus influenzae type B polysaccharide or conjugate vaccines in an elderly adult population. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Nov;52(11):1883-7. PMID: 15507066

2. Mink CM. Introduction of tetanus toxoid and reduced diphtheria toxoid vaccines
in the United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006 Apr;25(4):363-4. PMID: 16567991

3. Yeh SH, Mink CM. Shift in the epidemiology of pertussis infection: an indication for pertussis vaccine boosters for adults? Drugs. 2006;66(6):731-41. PMID: 16706548

4. Tondella ML, Carlone GM, Messonnier N, Quinn CP, Meade BD, Burns DL, Cherry JD, Guiso N, Hewlett EL, Edwards KM, Xing D, Giammanco A, Wirsing von K├Ânig CH, Han L, Hueston L, Robbins JB, Powell M, Mink CM, Poolman JT, Hildreth SW, Lynn F, Morris A. International Bordetella pertussis assay standardization and harmonization meeting report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 19-20 July 2007. Vaccine. 2009 Feb 5;27(6):803-14. Epub 2008 Dec 9. PMID: 19071179

5. Mink CM, Yeh S. Infections in child-care facilities and schools. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Jul;30(7):259-69. Review. PMID: 19570924

6. Mink CM, Yeh SH. Pertussis in adolescents and its prevention using Tdap vaccination. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2010 Aug;21(2):220-35, viii. Review. PMID: 21047026

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