Concerts for a Cure
November, 2011

Minglewood Hall, Memphis, TN

Featured Seeing Red, The Nearly Deads, and Marybeth Hammer

Nurse Practitioners—Wendy Likes

Survivor Speaker—Michelle Whitlock

Concerts for a Cure utilizing music as a catalyst to raise awareness for issues—HPV and cervical cancer—ailing society by sponsoring and promoting benefit concerts.



Fertile Action Conference
April, 2011

Los Angeles, CA

Helping Women Touched by Cancer Become Mothers

Speakers included Michelle Whitlock, cervical cancer survivor and fertility advocate



Escape Retreat
January, 2011

Miraval Spa, Catalina Arizona

Encouraging and Sustaining Cancer Advocacy Programs and Efforts—healthy programs need healthy leaders. Survivor advocates discovered a healthy balance in their own personal health and wellbeing and their community advocacy work and efforts.

http://bagit4u.org/escape-video-slideshow/

Women in Government’s First Annual Healthcare Summit
November, 2010

Washington, D.C.

Speakers included: Michelle Whitlock, Director of The Pearl of Wisdom Campaign and State Chair for Tennessee Cancer Coalition

This comprehensive three-day event covered a wide range of issues including women’s health, diabetes, cardiovascular health, vaccine safety, hospital safety and security, the role of community pharmacies, healthcare reform, and more. The panels included nationally known expert speakers discussing the issues with an emphasis on what state policymakers can do to improve the lives of their constituents.

http://womeningovernment.org/healthcaresummit

Pearl of Wisdom Campaign to Eliminate Cervical Cancer 1st Annual Partner Meeting
November, 2010

Washington, D.C.

Pearl of Wisdom™ Campaign to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Over 20 national partners gathered for a full day seminar to discuss the landscape of HPV and cervical cancer awareness, screening, guidelines, and legislation

Speakers included: Michelle Whitlock, director Pearl of Wisdom Campaign



Tennessee Cancer Coalition Physician’s Education Lunch Seminar
April, 2010

Shelby County Health Department, Memphis TN

Statewide webinar with cervical cancer screening coordinators to discuss the new ACOG screening guidelines for cervical cancer

Speakers: Nurse Practitioner, Wendy Likes & Survivor Advocate, Michelle Whitlock



Tennessee Cancer Coalition Physician’s Education Lunch Seminar
February, 2010

Baptist Memorial Women’s Hospital, Memphis TN

Discussion on the new ACOG screening guidelines for cervical cancer

Speakers: Nurse Practitioner, Wendy Likes & Survivor Advocate, Michelle Whitlock



Pi Beta Phi Sorority
January, 2010

University of Mississippi

Speaker: Survivor Advocate, Michelle Whitlock



Lane College
January, 2010

Jackson, TN

HPV & cervical cancer awareness educational seminar for students

Speakers included Survivor Advocate, Michelle Whitlock



Pearl Of Wisdom Radio Media Tour
January, 2010

Online

Dr. Marie Savard and Survivor Advocate, Michelle Whitlock

(796 networks/stations and 5.4 million audience impressions)



The National Cervical Cancer Coalition’s Annual Cervical Cancer & HPV Conference
October, 2009

Chicago, IL

The NCCC national conference brings together women battling cervical cancer and HPV disease to receive information on cervical cancer and HPV disease and to speak out on eliminating the stigma that seems to be associated with cervical cancer and HPV disease.

http://www.nccc-online.org

Beat the Clock Walk
September, 2009

New York, New York

The walk will raise awareness about cervical health and the tools that women have which can prevent this disease: pap tests, HPV testing, and HPV vaccines. The thousands raised will be re-invested in the community T&F serves. The walk will be a chance to celebrate women who have survived, remember those who have been lost, and to support those who are still fighting cervical cancer. Approximately 80% of people will get HPV in their lifetime and most women have a friend or loved one who has faced the possibility of cancer after having an abnormal pap, so this disease truly affects everyone. Join Tamika & Friends in their mission of educating women and eradicating cervical cancer at the 2008 Walk To Beat The Clock!

http://www.tamikaandfriends.org

Blogher Conference
July, 2009

Chicago, IL

With nearly 1500 bloggers, 60 sessions, 160 speakers, 21 community keynoters, this was the largest BlogHer event to date!

http://www.blogher.com

Jim’s Place East
June, 2009

Memphis, TN

NPWH and TN Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition (TC4) partner to educate Nurse Practicioners about HPV DNA Testing to prevent Cervical Cancer.
Speakers:
Dr. Joseph Santoso,
MD FACOG, FACS
Director and Professor Division of Gynecologic Oncology Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, The University of Tennessee, Memphis
Susan Wysocki
WHNP-BC, FAANP
President & CEO, The national Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH)
Michelle Whitlock
Cervical Cancer Survivor
Chair Women’s Cancer Subcommittee for TC4 and Chapter Leader National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC)

www.npwh.org

http://tc4memphis.org

National Women’s Health Week Promotion
May, 2009

Tennessee

Gould’s Day Spa & Salon based in Memphis partnered with The TN Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition and the Pearl of Wisdom Campaign to educate women about HPV and Cervical Cancer



ALL ABOUT WOMEN CONFERENCE
May, 2009

Memphis, TN

The mission of All About Women is to connect women with engaging free resources to balance and renew their lives and improve their health. AAW’s foundation is to provide programs that are inclusive, interactive, accessible and fun.

Photos from Memphis:

http://picasaweb.google.com/AllAboutWomenTN/MemphisEvent2009?feat=embedwebsite#

http://www.allaboutwomen.org

Beat the Clock Walk
May, 2009

Washington, DC

The walk will raise awareness about cervical health and the tools that women have which can prevent this disease: pap tests, HPV testing, and HPV vaccines. The thousands raised will be re-invested in the community T&F serves. The walk will be a chance to celebrate women who have survived, remember those who have been lost, and to support those who are still fighting cervical cancer. Approximately 80% of people will get HPV in their lifetime and most women have a friend or loved one who has faced the possibility of cancer after having an abnormal pap, so this disease truly affects everyone. Join Tamika & Friends in their mission of educating women and eradicating cervical cancer at the 2008 Walk To Beat The Clock!

http://www.tamikaandfriends.org

Life Beyond Cancer Retreat
December, 2008

Miraval Spa, Catalina Arizona

Life Beyond Cancer (LBC) is a four-day retreat for women cancer survivors and oncology nurses focusing on the many components of advocacy and wellness through and beyond the cancer experience. Besides having a meaningful personal experience, participants learn through a variety of workshops, lectures and group activities. This will challenge and enable them to return to their communities to begin or support existing services and advocacy programs.

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http://www.lifebeyondcancer.com

7th Annual Women in Government Conference
November, 2008

Washington, DC

In 2004, Women In Government launched the Challenge to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Campaign. This bipartisan initiative mobilizes state legislators to address cervical cancer prevention in their states. To date, all 50 states have introduced and/or enacted legislation aimed at cervical cancer prevention.

http://www.womeningovernment.org/prevention

LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance Conference
November, 2008

Austin, TX

Bringing together key voices in the cancer community to effect positive results for young adults, the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance is a coalition of organizations with the goal to improve the survival rates and quality of life for young adults with cancer between the ages of 15 and 40. The Alliance is committed to promoting research and the investigation of the problem, serving as a voice for the issue and promoting effective solutions. LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance was formed with the knowledge that unity is strength - by working together we can raise awareness and effect positive change for young adults with cancer.

http://www.livestrong.org/site/c.khLXK1PxHmF/b.2661399/k.71A4/Young_Adult_Alliance.htm

The National Cervical Cancer Coalition’s Annual Cervical Cancer & HPV Conference
October, 2008

Los Angeles, CA

The NCCC national conference brings together women battling cervical cancer and HPV disease to receive information on cervical cancer and HPV disease and to speak out on eliminating the stigma that seems to be associated with cervical cancer and HPV disease.

http://www.nccc-online.org

Beat the Clock Walk
September, 2008

New York City

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXLeyfjX0Is

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4mmES6b3HA&feature=related

The walk will raise awareness about cervical health and the tools that women have which can prevent this disease: pap tests, HPV testing, and HPV vaccines. The thousands raised will be re-invested in the community T&F serves. The walk will be a chance to celebrate women who have survived, remember those who have been lost, and to support those who are still fighting cervical cancer. Approximately 80% of people will get HPV in their lifetime and most women have a friend or loved one who has faced the possibility of cancer after having an abnormal pap, so this disease truly affects everyone. Join Tamika & Friends in their mission of educating women and eradicating cervical cancer at the 2008 Walk To Beat The Clock!

http://www.tamikaandfriends.org

Beat the Clock Walk
May, 2008

Washington, DC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXLeyfjX0Is

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4mmES6b3HA&feature=related

The walk will raise awareness about cervical health and the tools that women have which can prevent this disease: pap tests, HPV testing, and HPV vaccines. The thousands raised will be re-invested in the community T&F serves. The walk will be a chance to celebrate women who have survived, remember those who have been lost, and to support those who are still fighting cervical cancer. Approximately 80% of people will get HPV in their lifetime and most women have a friend or loved one who has faced the possibility of cancer after having an abnormal pap, so this disease truly affects everyone. Join Tamika & Friends in their mission of educating women and eradicating cervical cancer at the 2008 Walk To Beat The Clock!

http://www.tamikaandfriends.org

TCC State Plan Launch
January, 2008

St. Jude’s Research Hospital Pavilion

Comprehensive Cancer Control is a collaborative process through which our community (TN) pools resources to reduce the burden of cancer that results in: Risk reduction, earlier detection, better treatment & enhanced survivorship



The National Cervical Cancer Coalition’s Annual Cervical Cancer & HPV Conference
September, 2007

Washington, DC

The NCCC national conference brings together women battling cervical cancer and HPV disease to receive information on cervical cancer and HPV disease and to speak out on eliminating the stigma that seems to be associated with cervical cancer and HPV disease.

http://www.nccc-online.org