Thu, Apr 20|
HPV Cancer Prevention Starts with YOU!
Time & Location
Apr 20, 5:30 PM – Apr 21, 8:00 PM
South Bend, 1234 N Notre Dame Ave, South Bend, IN 46617, USA
About the event
The SJC Health Department, along with sponsors including NCDS and NCDF are presenting this free event is geared towards empowering Dentists, Hygienists, Family Practice Physicians and Pediatricians to discuss the HPV vaccination with their patients. All dental professionals will be eligible to receive 2 CE hours for participation.
Keynote Speaker: Jason Mendelsohn, aka HPV Superman
"At the age of 44, I was diganoised with HPV related tonsil cancer. With a wife and three kids, I was determined to survive. Now I want to stop anyone else from having to go through what I did. I want to protect future generations of boys and girls from HPV PREVENTABLE CANCERS."
Hometown Hero: Dr. Isaac Zeckel, Healthlinc
To recognize the work he's done to get patients vaccinated against HPV and reduce their rish of HPV-related oral cancer, Dr. Isacca Zeckel, HealthLinc's chief dental officer, was presented with the American Cancer Society's Innovation Award in 2021.
Update on our communities HPV vaccination status and cases will be provided by Mary Robertson, MPH, Prevention and Screening Program Leader, Office of Community Outreach and Engagment at IU Simon Cancer Center.
*Dental Professionals will be able to collect 2 CE hours for participation at this free event.
Registration including Hors D'oeuvres and cash bar