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Doxy-PEP for STI Prevention

Wednesday, August 14, 2024
10:00 am11:00 am

Join MFHC on Wednesday, August 14 from 10am-11am, for a webinar on Doxy-PEP for STI prevention. This training is presented by Philana Liang from the St. Louis Prevention Training Center.

Following this training, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the rates of STIs in Missouri
- Describe Doxy-PEP and its benefits, risks, and uses
- Describe three communities who may be able to benefit from Doxy-PEP
- List at least three ways Title X clinics can provide Doxy-PEP to patients

This training is open to all providers who want to learn more about Doxy-PEP, even if they do not work in a Title X health center.

About the Speaker:
Philana Liang (PA-C, MPH, MSHS, SAFE) graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Biology. She then obtained her MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan. She worked as a Health Educator for the Johns Hopkins University and then attended George Washington University’s Physician Assistant Program as a National Health Corps Scholar. She served at the Baltimore City Health Department’s STD Clinic and the Johns Hopkins HIV Clinic. She now works as a PA for the Washington University Infectious Disease Clinic and is Core Program Manager for the St. Louis STI/HIV Prevention Training Center. She is trained as a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner. Her areas of expertise including Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and Trauma Informed Care. Her areas of interest also include tribal health, hepatitis C and harm reduction for PWID, and training healthcare providers to recognize signs of human trafficking.

About the PTC:
Located in St. Louis at the Washington University School of Medicine campus, the PTC is one of eight regional training centers. The St. Louis PTC region spans across the Midwest (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Wisconsin).

The PTC is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has been developed in collaboration with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, other local and state health departments and the Washington University School of Medicine.

The PTC is dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health and community-based providers in sexual and reproductive health through state-of-the-art training programs emphasizing all aspects of clinical and program management. These programs include sexual and reproductive health promotion, clinical diagnosis of STIs, medical management and prevention of STIs and HIV. The PTC offers technical support and training to health department and other community health providers.

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