The Southwest region of the Pennsylvania AHEC organization is coordinating a grant from the National AHEC Organization (NAO) and the CDC to increase rates of HPV vaccination in the U.S. We are building partnerships with other organizations working in this arena.

Join us for a free CME/CE webinar on April 25, 2018, from noon-1:00 pm ET. 

"HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer and Survivors' Experiences of Treatment-Related Toxicity"

Target Audience - This activity is designed to meet educational needs of health professionals including primary care providers, oral health providers, pharmacists, other health professionals and students.

Click here to register and learn more.


As part of this grant, we are able to offer free HPV materials for primary care offices as well as a "You Are the Key" presentation with Continuing Medical Education credits. Please contact us if you would like us to bring the presentation to you. Our number is (412) 408-3485 or email Lynne Williams at


Pennsylvania HPV Fact sheet
Information about HPV statistics within the state of Pennsylvania has been compiled.  Tips for providers in their conversations with patients and parents is also included. Please click here to view.


Archived Webinars:
1. "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety" - free CME - vaccine safety webinar provided by the Immunization Safety Office of the CDC.

2. "Countering HPV Vaccination Opposition" - a brief history of the anti-vaccine movement, highlights contemporary sources of misinformation and offers strategies for providing valid information.
3. "Using Social Media to Reach Healthcare Providers" - webinar presented by George Washington University.

Useful Links:

The following are links to some excellent HPV work done by the CDC & NAO:

HPV Cancer Iceberg

HPV 2-Dose Decision Tree

Top 10 Ways to Change Your Practice

5 Key Steps to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates
HPV Poster - from the American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists

Tips & Time-Savers for Talking with Parents  
HPV Vaccine Information for Clinicians
How PA compares to the US in HPV vaccination