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Reducing the Burden of HPV-Related Cancers: Building Momentum in Primary Care


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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FOMA - Florida
Faculty:
Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP
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49:22
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Reducing the Burden of HPV- Related Cancers: Building Momentum in Primary Care.
  • Describe the Potential consequences of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, including genitourinary and oropharyngeal cancers
  • Evaluate the latest findings on the impact of vaccination in the prevention of HPV-related cancer in men and woman
  • Identify strategies to adhere to ACIP HPV vaccination recommendations and overcome barriers by both healthcare providers and patients to vaccinate younger adults.

 

Dr. Caskey has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

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Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Academic Internal Medicine at UIC, and health services researcher at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine and School of Public Health. After medical school, she completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency program at the University of Michigan and is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine and is a primary care provider for all ages.  As a health services researcher, Dr. Caskey’s work focuses on investigating novel mechanisms to positively impact and incentivize preventive health behaviors which result in improved health outcomes. Her recent projects include employing principles of behavioral economics to improve adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and studying alternate HPV vaccine delivery mechanisms to improve adolescent vaccination. She is recognized locally and nationally for her research. Dr. Caskey has an appointment at UIC’s school of public health in the division of maternal child health where she teaches courses on health outcomes. She is a member of the UIC Cancer Center where she collaborates on efforts to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.

 


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