Preventing Cancer with the HPV Vaccine: A Conversation with Dr. Nathaniel Smith

August 01, 2019

The HPV vaccine is an effective health tool for preventing oropharyngeal cancer. We spoke with Nathaniel Smith, ASTHO President-Elect and Secretary of Health at the Arkansas Department of Health, to discuss the connection between HPV and oropharyngeal cancer and share strategies from Arkansas’s successful push to increase HPV vaccination rates through oral health partnerships.