HPV Vaccination Education Program

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is partnering with Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education to provide education around the importance of HPV vaccine uptake to protect youth from HPV-associated cancers.

If you are:

  1. A RN/MD interested in both or either of the following:
    1. A grand rounds presentation of the CDC’s You Are the Key to Cancer Prevention at Johnston Memorial Hospital with a Q&A discussion and free CE credit. You can facilitate the presentation and/or be a resource throughout the presentation.
    2. Panelist at a free public showing of Someone You Love (SYL) documentary with a discussion/Q & A after the documentary. SYL explores the journey of 5 women and their diagnosis of an HPV-associated cancer. A free CE is available for watching the film.
  2. A faith leader interested in both or either of the following:
    1. Attending a presentation about HPV vaccine by VDH staff and participating in a discussion about the challenges & solutions of HPV vaccine uptake in the faith community.
    2. Panelist at the free SYL showing (see above).

Please email Tira Hanrahan, Adolescent Immunization Coordinator of VDH, at tira.hanrahan@vdh.virignia.gov for more information
or call her at (804) 864 – 8073.



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