It Takes a Village: Preventing and Controlling HPV-related Cancers

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:15pm

“It Takes a Village:
Preventing and Controlling HPV-related Cancers”

Friday April 20, 2018
12:15-1:00 p.m.
Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Room A120

Alexis Koskan, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Public Health
Arizona State University, College of Health Solutions

A public health and health communication researcher by training, Dr. Koskan is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions. At the heart of her teaching, research, and service is working with communities to eliminate cancer disparities and increase access to care. Her program of research focuses on primary and secondary prevention of HPV-related cancers and on increasing cancer screening among HIV-infected gay and bisexual men. She is currently applying for a grant to conduct an intervention aimed at increasing anal cancer screening among HIV-infected populations. Her work also focuses on the uptake and completion of the 9-valent HPV vaccine series among age-eligible youth. Dr. Koskan is working to reduce missed opportunities to promote and administer the HPV vaccine with various health-care professionals.

Event Address: 
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Drachman Hall, Room A120