HILLEMAN was produced by Medical History Pictures and sponsored by the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as an original component of the Vaccine Makers Project (VMP).
Dr. Hilleman’s work is estimated to save eight million lives every year, yet few people know his name. Find out more about this incredible scientist’s life and career.
The Maurice R. Hilleman Essay Contest was started in 2019 to celebrate Dr. Hilleman’s 100th birthday and to ensure that his legacy is known. The annual contest provides students an opportunity to learn about Dr. Hilleman and compose an essay based on a writing prompt inspired by his remarkable life and work.