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HPV Vaccine: Why We Must & How We Can Do Better

By Louisiana AAP

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 · 6 - 8pm CDT


Renaissance Hotel 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70810


Target audience:

An educational program for healthcare and immunization professionals intersted in HPV and improving vaccination rates.

Presented by : Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH


  • Describe trends in adolescent immunization coverage in the United States during the period 2006-2014

  • Identify which groups are currently recommended by ACIP to routinely receive HPV vaccination.

  • Identify at least one strategy which could be implemented in your practice or work setting to improve HPV vaccine coverage.


6:00 - 6:30 pm Registration and Dinner
6:30 - 6:45 pm Welcome & Introductions
6:45 - 7:45 pm Presentation by Dr. Wharton
7:45 - 8:00 pm Q&A and Evaluations

Date & Location:

April 12, 2016 - Renaissance Hotel | 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. | Baton Rouge

Continuing Education Credits:

LSMSThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) through the joint providership of the Woman’s Foundation and Louisiana Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. The Woman’s Foundation is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Woman’s Foundation designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Dr. Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH
Dir. of Immunization Services Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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