THE HPV EPIDEMIC: Prevention and Health Implications for Men and Women, Childhood Through Adulthood (For Medical Professionals Only)

Rose Kline Oncology Lecture Series

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will be held virtually. Log-in instructions will be sent to the email address you designate during registration.

Featured Speakers

Joyce Varughese, MD, FACOG
Medical Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Capital Health Surgical Group

Elmer S. Gamboa, MD
Vice Chair
Department of Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Capital Health System

Puthenmadam Radhakrishnan, MD, MPH, FAAP
Capital Health Medical Group

Ashlee N. Godshalk Ruggles, MD
Colorectal Surgeon
Capital Health Surgical Group

Nishant Reddy, MD
Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Princeton Eye and Ear


This program is designed to enhance the participants’ knowledge of the impact of HPV on gynecologic, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers, and to identify HPV prevention strategies for the adult and adolescent patient.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses & APNs in Primary Care, Pediatric, Oncology, GYN, GI, and ENT specialties.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the role of HPV in the pathophysiology of pre-cancers and cancers of the cervix, vagina, and vulva.
  • Discuss treatment options available for HPV-related pre-cancers and cancers of the cervix, vagina, and vulva.
  • Review and discuss the cytologic and histologic pathologic findings of HPV infection and the application of the Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology.
  • Promote a multi-disciplinary approach in the management of HPV related uterine cervical and head and neck lesions.
  • Identify practice initiatives to increase coverage.
  • Describe the relationship between HPV and anal cancer.
  • Recognize patients at high-risk for anal cancer.
  • Explain the risk factors, presentation, and management of HPV-associated oropharyngeal carcinoma.

CME/CNE Accreditation

Ama Credit Designation Statement:
Capital Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Capital Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Designation Statement:
This program is awarded 2.75 contact hours. Capital Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P122-7/17-20.

Successful completion of contact hours requires participants to sign-in, complete an evaluation form and attend the entire program.


Mrs. Rose Kline was diagnosed with breast cancer at 60 years of age, surviving more than nine years with a positive and courageous outlook until 1985. The Kline family established a lecture series in 1994 to pay tribute to Rose. The Rose Kline Oncology Lecture Series at Capital Health has become a hallmark in providing contemporary clinical education in the practice of oncological medicine for physicians, nurses and allied health care professionals.

For more information, please contact Karen Yatcilla at 609-303-4255 or download the event brochure here.

Registration Instructions
Register by Thursday, October 15.
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