Promoting the HPV Vaccine: An Opportunity for Medical-Dental Collaborations
Friday, March 8, 2019, 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST
Presenter: Christina A. Demopoulous, DDS, MPH, UNLV School of Dental Medicine (SDM).
More dental & medical professionals locking arms to improve patient outcomes related to oral and oropharyngeal cancer. This presentation will provide an opportunity to educate a variety of health care professionals about HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers, which are rising at epidemic proportions. Participants will understand the relationship between HPV and oropharyngeal cancers, have the ability to articulate how the HPV vaccine has the ability to prevent HPV related cancers, and understand how community and clinical linkages can increase health promotion efforts to increase use of the HPV vaccine.