Julie A. Boom, M.D.
Julie A. Boom, M.D., director of the Immunization Project at Texas Children’s Hospital and associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for Texas. This annual award, given by the CDC Foundation and the CDC, honors exemplary childhood immunization advocates. Boom was nominated by her peers and selected as a Champion among health care professionals, community advocates, and other immunization leaders for making a significant contribution to public health in Texas through her work in children’s immunization.