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2018 HPV-Related Cancer Summit

2018 HPV-Related Cancer Summit

Friday, November 30, 2018

Courtyard Marriott

75 Felton Street

Marlboro, MA

$75 registration fee

This event for all medical and oral health providers will offer presentations on all things related to HPV: oral health providers' role in cancer prevention, current cervical screening guidelines, vaccination as cancer prevention, anal cancer screening and more. The day will also include an "Ask the Expert" Roundtable lunch. Breakfast, Lunch, and Continuing Education Credits are included.

Registration is open. Click here.

Exhibitors and Sponsors are also welcome. Email Kelly@TeamMaureen.org

for more information or to inquire about exhibiting or sponsoring.


Summit Goals

  • To increase understanding of the HPV disease burden
  • To bring together providers who vaccinate with providers who treat HPV-related cancers
  • To highlight current early detection and screening guidelines/recommendations for HPV-related cancers that have such tests
  • To present and discuss the most current research on different HPV-related cancers and treatments, as well as innovative projects and strategies to reduce HPV-related cancer
8-9:00amExhibit Hall open Registration and breakfast
9-9:10:00amWelcome—Eileen Lind, CPNP, RN, MSN; Founder of Team Maureen
9:10-9:30am
HPV: A Personal Story—Jill Seaman, HPV- Related Cancer widow
9:30-10:15amHPV: From Disease Burden to Prevention—Rebecca Perkins MD, MSc
10:20-11:05amOral HPV: an Update—Alessandro Villa, DDS, MPH, PhD
11:05-11:50amRisk-Based Cervical Cancer Screening—Sarah Feldman, MD, MPH
12:00-12:50pmAsk the Experts Roundtable Lunch
1:00-1:45pmA Guide to Anal Dysplasia—Ami Mulanti, MD
1:50-2:35pmImmunotherapy and HPV—Sara Pai, MD, PhD
2:35-3:20pmHPV Vaccination in MA and Beyond—Rebecca Vanucci, MPH

Southern NH AHEC is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 5.0 contact hours.
Activity Number: 1247

The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dental/Hygienists: 5.0 professional hours of continuing education offered through Brigham and Women's Hospital.

For other professionals: 5.0 professional hours of continuing education.


Dr. Alessandro Villa, DDS, MPH, PhD is an associate surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and DFCI. He is an Assistant Professor in oral medicine at Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he serves as Program Director for the Oral Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Villa studied dental medicine at the University of Milano; obtained a PhD from the University of Sassari, Italy; earned his MPH from AT Still University, MO; completed an oral medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard School of Dental Medicine; and a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda.
Dr. Ami Multani, MD has been a physician at Fenway Health since 2011 and has served as Medical Director of Infectious Disease since 2018. She specializes in High Resolution Anoscopy, Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis care. She attended Albany Medical College, completed her residency training at Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland, OH and her fellowship in Infectious Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ami is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine and received her Proficiency in High Resolution Anoscopy from the AIDS Malignancy Consortium.
Jill Seaman is a single parent whose husband succumbed to oral cancer. Since his passing in 2011, she has become active for mulitiple years in organizing the Oral Cancer Foundation’s Walk for Awareness in Boston. In 2016, Ms. Seaman was asked to join the Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Taskforce where she actively represents survivors and families. She presented as part of a panel at the 2018 Yankee Dental Congress on HPV.
Dr. Rebecca Perkins, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine/ Boston Medical Center, has been actively involved in cervical cancer prevention research since 2003. Her work focuses on attitudes toward HPV vaccination in parents of low-income, minority adolescents in the United States and the providers who serve them. She is also studying interventions to improve HPV vaccination rates in low-income, minority adolescents. She is currently working with the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Cancer Society, ASCCP and CDC on national cervical cancer screening and prevention and HPV vaccination work.
Rebecca Vanucci, MA is the Immunization Outreach Coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Program. In that role, Rebecca plans the strategic educational outreach to providers, patients, and the larger community about immunizations. She actively engages outside partners and stakeholders about immunization related topics. Rebecca coordinates the major statewide pediatric and adult immunization conferences as well as the regional Immunization Updates. She is a member of many coalitions and working groups about increasing immunization rates in Massachusetts. She was one of the founding members of the Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Taskforce.
Dr. Sara Pai Dr. Pai is Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of Translational Research in Head and Neck Cancer at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research interests focus on better understanding how head and neck cancers evade the immune system and strategies that can be applied to reactivate the host immune response against the tumors through vaccines and immune modulatory drugs. She leads several investigator-initiated clinical immunotherapy trials in head and neck cancer.
Sarah Feldman M.D. M.P.H. is Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School where she is Co-Director of Ambulatory Gynecologic Oncology, and Director of the Center for Pre-Invasive Disease of the Lower Genital Tract at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/DFCI. Dr. Feldman oversees multiple research projects on cervical cancer prevention, including evaluating approaches to cervical cancer screening and management, in particular assessing the impact of recent guidelines changes and their impact on cervical cancer prevalence.

Presentations from speakers will be available for reference only during the week following the Summit on the Team Maureen website at: https://teammaureen.org/about/involved/c/930

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