The HPV Vaccine: How It Works & Why Should Kids Get It

May 21, 2017

On Sunday, May 21, SALI hosted a public event at the Maritime Explorium in Port Jefferson. We discussed how the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine works, what is known about it currently, and people's questions and concerns.

For more information about the HPV vaccine, please visit the HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine section of our Vaccines resource page.

Vaccine teddybear


  • Dr. Bettie Steninberg, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
  • Dr. David Posnett, Emeritus Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine