Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Dr. Joseph Bocchini is a professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, where he also serves as medical director of the Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bocchini received his medical degree from St. Louis University. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Connecticut and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Bocchini is a past member of the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He serves as a member of the ACIP HPV vaccine workgroup and also currently serves as President of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).


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