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Williamson Medical Center to host educational event on the HPV Vaccine

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Williamson Medical Center will host a free educational event, “The Importance of the HPV Vaccine,” on Thursday, Oct. 4.

The event will start with a dinner at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a 6 p.m. presentation.

The guest speaker for the event will be pediatrician Michelle Fiscus, MD, FAAP, who is the deputy medical director of the Division of Family Health & Wellness for the Tennessee Department of Health.

Fiscus graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis in 1994 and completed a residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before entering into private practice in Williamson County for 17 years.

Today, she oversees the division’s chronic disease prevention, health promotion, injury prevention, tobacco control and prevention, and comprehensive cancer programs.

She served as president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics from 2014-2016 and currently serves as the medical director for its “Behavioral Health in Pediatrics” program, which focuses on improving the management of behavioral health disorders in primary care, especially for children in foster care. She also serves as the District IV representative and chair of the National Nominating Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The event will take place in the Children’s Atrium of Williamson Medical Center. RSVP is requested.

For more information or to reserve a space, call (615) 435-6780.

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