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Operation Wipe Out Regional Meetings

Operation Wipe Out is hosting regional meetings throughout the state to share local data, opportunities to maximize cost-effectiveness in the clinic, and best practices now and in the future. Six Regional Meetings for south Alabama were completed in March 2024. Videos of those meetings as well as related materials for CME are available below. Eight Regional Meetings are scheduled for north Alabama. All are welcome to attend any of the meetings. Please sign up to attend!

Locate your region by using the Operation Wipe Out Regional Meeting Map for northern regions and southern regions.

Regional Meetings 1-6, South

Two videos for each region are available for viewing. Viewers will receive one Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit upon completion of both videos, an evaluation form, and an attendance sheet. All materials can be found here.

Regional Meetings 7-14, North

Regional Meeting 7
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 8
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 9
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 10
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 11
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 12
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 13
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Regional Meeting 14
  • Date and Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Counties: 
  • Register here

Regional Meeting Flyer
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Presentation Slide Deck

Regional Meetings 1-6 Materials

Target Audience: 

Physicians, nurses, clinicians, health educators, and other healthcare professionals and administrators who may provide health services

Program Overview: 

This presentation will provide an overview of eliminating cervical cancer as a public health problem in Alabama by raising awareness about HPV and cervical cancer prevention and facilitating access to HPV vaccination.

Mail all attendance sheets and evaluation forms to University of South Alabama, USA Office of Continuing Medical Education, ATTN: Carletta Morgan, 650 Clinic Drive, Suite 1100, Mobile, AL 36688 or email them to [email protected]

Regional Meeting 1
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Mobile, Baldwin, and Washington Counties (22 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
Regional Meeting 2
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, and Monroe Counties (21 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
Regional Meeting 3
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston Counties (23 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
Regional Meeting 4
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Autauga, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, and Pike Counties (23 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
Regional Meeting 5
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Choctaw, Dallas, Marengo, and Wilcox Counties (22 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
Regional Meeting 6
Harnessing What We Know About HPV to Eliminate Cervical Cancer (45 minutes), Jennifer Young Pierce, MD, MPH
Partnering to Eliminate Cervical Cancer: Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell, and Tallapoosa Counties (22 minutes), Nancy Wright, MPH
"We can end Cervical Cancer in our lifetime. Alabama’s women need only take three steps to WIPE OUT this deadly cancer."
Op-ed piece written by Cancer Prevention and Control Division Director Nancy Wright

Be Aware of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media


Millions of women are turning to the social media platform TikTok for health advice related to gynecologic cancers, but the majority of that information is misleading or dramatically inaccurate, according to a new study published by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute in the journal Gynecologic Oncology. Watch this video for more information. 

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Visit the National Cervical Cancer Coalition for health news, patient information, and community and online resources related to cervical cancer and HPV.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Visit National Breast Cancer Awareness Month for health news, patient information, and community and online resources related to breast cancer.

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day is observed on October 13. The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) chose the date to coincide with its first national conference for people with metastatic breast cancer. Visit the MBCN to earn more about the history and purpose of the observance.

Joy to Life Fight Breast Cancer Car TagBreast Cancer Car Tag

The Joy to Life Foundation has a Fight Breast Cancer car tag that is available now. Proceeds from the car tag will help fund mammograms for the Medically Underserved in Alabama. ABCCEDP will receive more than 80% of the proceeds generated by the "#87" Fight Breast Cancer car tags. The dollars will be used to provide mammograms to women age 40-64 in Alabama.

FDA Approval of HPV Self-Collection for Cervical Cancer Screening

The FDA approved primary human papillomavirus (HPV) self-collection for cervical cancer screening in a healthcare facilities, bringing hope for more effective detection, treatment & survival of cancer. Visit the American Cancer Society to learn more. Download our flyer to learn how to wipe out cervical cancer in three steps. 





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