Suzette Hackney USA TODAY Published 6:01 AM EDT Mar. 13, 2022 Updated 12:01 PM EDT Apr. 14, 2022 Kizzmekia Corbett is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women across the country who have made a significant impact. The annual program is a continuation of Women of the Century, a 2020 project that commemorated the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. Meet this…
On this final day of Women’s History Month, CBS News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook caught up with a medical researcher who has already made her own mark on history. Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is being celebrated for leading a team at the National Institutes of Health that helped develop Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to watch the interview on CBS Video
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett on changing the game in science As part of the Women’s History Month “Changing the Game” series, Jamie Yuccas sat down with immunologist and Moderna vaccine pioneer Kizzmekia Corbett, along with Melinda French Gates.Mar 16, 2022 https://www.cbsnews.com/video/dr-kizzmekia-corbett-on-changing-the-game-in-science/
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett and her NIH team developed the Moderna vaccine two years ago, before the first case of Covid-19 was even confirmed in the U.S. Now a Harvard University School of Public Health professor, Dr. Corbett returns to MSNBC’s the Last Word to tell Lawrence O’Donnell about the vaccine’s efficacy against the omicron variant and what could come next in the pandemic.
Kizzmekia Corbett of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was named one of four “heroes of the year” for 2021 by TIME magazine for helping develop the mRNA-based vaccine platform that enabled the creation of innovative and highly effective COVID-19 vaccines.
Kizzmekia S. Corbett Opinion contributor for USA Today writes “I helped develop COVID-19 vaccine, let’s reach unvaccinated by listening not shaming.”
Kizzmekia Corbett, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was named one of the 2021 Bostonians of the Year by the Boston Globe for her pioneering research aimed at developing a COVID-19 vaccine and for creating an open dialogue about vaccines with a sometimes distrustful public.
Read the Boston Globe article: Immunologist Kizzmekia Corbett’s work represents the best of what science offered us in 2021
A vaccine’s value isn’t just in its peak performance. By Katherine J. Wu Read the Atlantic article “What J&J Can Still Teach Us“
Kizzmekia S. Corbett appears on CNN “The ABCs of COVID Vaccines,” A town Hall special hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill, along with Big Bird and friends, she will helps answer questions from kids about the COVID-19 vaccine.