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Friday June 18th, 2021 1:10AM

Panel on HPV, cancer slated for WomenSource Power Lunch Thursday

By Alyson Shields Reporter

WomenSource will host a panel discussion on HPV and cancer prevention Thursday as part of the Power Lunch program.

Three panelists, Dr. Andrew Green, Dr. Cindy Fulenwider and Dr. Katie Herzog will discuss the controversial HPV vaccine for preteens and teens. The lunch panel is sponsored by the Longstreet Clinic, P.C.

The lunch is Thursday, August 3 starting at 11:45 a.m. at the Brenau Downtown Center. Admission is $6 and those interested in attending can register online.  

The biographies for the panelists are below.

Andrew Green, M.D., FACOG, is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in cancer of the cervix, uterus and ovary. The HPV virus and vaccine were the focus of his fellowship thesis at The Cleveland Clinic. He is a passionate and objective proponent of prevention of cancers in women. He has expertise in the prevention and treatment (surgical, chemotherapy and radiation) of HPV-related cancers. Dr. Green and his wife Kristen have two children.

Cindy Fulenwider Greene, D.M.D., is a board-certified dentist at BGW Dental Group and has advanced training related to detection and treatment of oral cancer. Dr. Greene is a graduate of Gainesville High School and the University of Georgia Honors Program. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. In 2011 Governor Nathan Deal appointed her to the Georgia Board of Public Health, and she now serves as Treasurer of the Georgia Foundation of Public Health. Dr. Greene her husband John have three children.

Katie Herzog, M.D., FAAP, is a pediatrician with The Longstreet Clinic, P.C. Dr. Herzog is a graduate of Mercer University and the Medical College of Georgia. After graduating from medical school, she completed residency training at Palmetto Health in South Carolina. Dr. Herzog is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is on medical staff at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Prior to relocating to Gainesville in 2014 with husband Greg, an orthopedic surgeon, she practiced medicine in South Carolina and Florida. They have two children.

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