2023 ACS HPVRT & ACS NRTCC Joint National Meeting



Joint National Meeting

Best and Promising Practices

In this session we acquired knowledge of best and promising practices that aligned closely with organizational priorities and departed with clear and actionable steps to take.


About Speakers:

  • It’s About 9! IIS Forecasting and Policy: Dr. Michelle Fiscus, MD FAAP
  • Payors and Health Plans: Katie Crawford
  • Coalescing Coalitions in the Southeast: Pamela Hull, PhD
  • Community Engagement – Developing & Implementing Solutions Together in Partnership: Jennifer Loukissas MPP & Nancy Pena, OPN-CG
  • Stigma is more than an Insult – It is Injury: Teresa Kouadio, CNM, MSN, FACNM
  • Patients are Doin’ it for Themselves – HPV Self-Collection: Kathy MacLaughlin, MD
  • Provider and Systems Perspective: Kristin Oliver, MD & Sarah Lolley, MPH
  • Clinician Education: Margot Savoy, MD, MPH & Lisa Soltani, MD, MPH
  • Patient Navigation: Donna L. Williams, MS, MPH, DrPH
  • HPV Vaccination Data: Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD

New Horizons & Panel 

During this session we learned new information relative to emerging, on the horizon topics.


About Speakers:

  • The elimination of HPV cancers: Susan T. Vadaparampil, PhD, MPH
  • Self-sampling for cervical cancer screening: Francisco García, MD
  • One-dose implications for HPV vaccination: Aimée R. Kreimer, Ph.D.

Centering Health Equity

During this session we discovered how ACS is centering health equity within the Roundtables. We also allowed members the opportunity to evaluate their organization’s efforts in promoting health equity and utilize ACS tools to pinpoint strategies for advancing health equity in their own work.


About Speakers:

  • HPV Vaccination in Rural U.S. Communities: Heather M. Brandt, PhD
  • Equity and Knowledge in the LGBTQ+ Community: Amy Wiser, MD, FAAFP, IBCLC
  • ACS Roundtable Health Equity Learning Collaborative: Ashley Brown, MPP & Caleb Levell, MA

Survivors Panel

This session reminded everyone of WHY we do what we do. Moderated by Deborah Arrindell, NRTCC Roundtable Chair, listen in as our amazing Survivor Panelists share their journeys and advocate for HPV cancer prevention.

About Speakers:

  • Rina “Cricket” Correa – Volunteer & Advocate, Network of Hope
  • Thomas Bennett – Ambassador, Head and Neck Cancer Alliance
  • Kimberley Williams – Patient Advocate/Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Cervivor