Annick Opinel, HDR (Paris VII), Ph.D (Paris X), B.A. (Middlesex Polytechnic, London) is an historian and philosopher of sciences. She joined the group in March 2010 after working in the “Centre de Recherches historiques de l’Institut Pasteur” (2003-2009) mainly on history of infectious and parasitic diseases and medical entomology. AO carries out research in the fields of policy-making in public health, acceptance of and resistance to vaccination in society (HBV and MMR vaccines) and student populations (HPV).
Currently, Annick Opinel is member of the Technical Committee of Vaccinations (CTV) at the French National Authority for Health (HAS)