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NCSD, with participation from Pennsylvania ACOG, Holds Education Briefing on EPT in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


On June 20, 2012, NCSD, with participation from the Pennsylvania section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), held an education briefing on the topic of expedited partner therapy (EPT) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

This briefing featured the speakers listed below. Please click on the links on their names to view a copy of the presentations given at the event.

In addition, please click here to view NCSD and the Council of State Government’s fact sheet on the practice of EPT.

Dr. Sherry L. Blumenthal, MD
Gynecologist and Gynecological Surgeon, Abington Memorial Hospital.
President, Pennsylvania section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Dr. Harold Wiesenfeld, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh
Director of the Division of Reproductive Infectious Diseases at Magee-Womens Hospital
Co-Director of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Program at the Allegheny County Health Department

Dr. John P. Gallagher, MD
Obstetrician and Gynecologist with Primary Health Network
Medical Staff Vice-President at Sharon Regional Hospital

For additional information, please contact NCSD's State Policy Associate, Burke Hays, at or 202-842-4600.

Date Published: 
Friday, June 22, 2012

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