Posted on May 08, 2018
Elizabeth Thrush to be one of four participants in the Saturday Evening End Polio Panel Discussion 
Elizabeth Thrush is a Project Support Specialist in the Comprehensive Family Immunization Unit at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which is the Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Americas. 
She has worked at PAHO/WHO since 2010, and for the last four years has focused on supporting the countries in the Americas to meet the goals and objectives of the Polio Eradication Endgame Strategic Plan, which includes the introduction of the inactivated polio virus vaccine, the globally synchronized switch from the trivalent oral polio vaccine to the bivalent vaccine, and documenting the legacy of polio eradication. She has also published articles on polio in various scientific journals. 
Ms. Thrush has a Master’s of Public Health (MPH) focused on global health and behavior change communication, a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.