South Shore Health’s Simone Wildes, MD named to state's COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group

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Simone Wildes, MD of South Shore Health in Massachusetts.

South Shore Health’s Simone Wildes, MD has been chosen to serve on the Baker-Polito Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group.

Comprised of medical professionals, public health experts, elected officials, community leaders, and infectious disease specialists, the COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group will advise the Administration, including the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the COVID-19 Command Center, on communication, distribution, and equity issues relating to a COVID-19 vaccine.

“Our work will be to build upon and enhance the state’s experience in distributing approximately 3 million vaccine doses each year,” said Dr. Wildes. “Our goal is to successfully and equitably allocate, distribute, and administer a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.”

Dr. Wildes is a leading expert in infectious disease and public health.

She is an ABC News medical contributor and has worked at South Shore Health for 13 years.

For a complete list of members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group, visit