A Conversation About HPV In Our Community

A Conversation About HPV In Our CommunityA Conversation About HPV In Our Community

Join us Tuesday April 13 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Downtown Library for a discussion about HPV with physicians Ebony C. Parker-Featherstone, M.D. and Amanda F. Dempsey, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. About of sexually active people will develop HPV at some time in their lives. University of Michigan physicians will discuss infection and vaccination rates from a local perspective and will give information on current research on prevention. Included in the discussion will be changes in the Gardasil vaccine to include availability for males and the addition of the new Cervarix vaccine for females.

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Health System Women's Health Program and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach Office.