HPV Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, April 04, 2019 1:18 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

Join the Center for Community Health & Prevention (CCHP) of the University of Rochester Medical Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at The Little Theatre for an engaging and educational presentation and discussion around HPV, cervical cancer and the importance of prevention through vaccination. The first portion of the evening will feature a viewing of the award-winning documentary, “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic,” that shares the stories of five young women impacted by HPV. A panel discussion from area experts will follow the film.* This free event is co-sponsored by WXXI Second Opinion and Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Panelists include:

• Cynthia Rand, M.D., M.P.H., Pediatrician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Chair of NYS HPV Vaccine Coalition

• William Bonnez, M.D., Professor of Infectious Diseases, HPV researcher featured in the film

• Sajeena Thomas, M.D., Gynecologic Oncologist, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Rhonda Justice, Cervical Cancer Survivor

CCHP Director and vaccination expert Nancy M. Bennett, MD, MS, will moderate the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

Register today!

*Continuing education credits are available for nurses, physicians and pharmacists who attend.

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