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Let's Talk Month Facebook Live Q&A - Talking About Periods

October 6, 2020 | 12:00pm - 10:00pm

Dr. melisa Holmes HeadshotDuring Let's Talk Month 2020 we're hosting Facebook Live events that delve deeper into topics that help parents and community members be ready for any question the youth in their lives might ask. 

This Facebook Live Q&A is with Co-Founder of Girlology, Melisa Holmes, MD, FACOG. Fact Forward's Dr. Rena Dixon will be chatting with her about all things puberty, specifically about how to discuss periods. Join in on October 6 at 12 p.m! #LetsTalkMonth #LetsTalkTips #LetsTalk #LetsTalkSC #FactForward 

Guest Bio:

Dr. Melisa is a graduate of The Medical College of Georgia. As an Ob-Gyn, Melisa joined the faculty at the Medical University of S.C. (MUSC) where she held joint appointments in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics. She served as director of the MUSC Teen Clinic and created a clinic for sexual assault survivors. As a nationally recognized advocate for adolescent health, she has served on the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Adolescent Health Care and worked with National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She is on the Board of Directors for the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and serves on the Advisory Board for Amaze.org, a global sexuality education project. In addition to co-authoring the Girlology series of books, she has written numerous scientific papers and textbook chapters as well as articles and guest blogs. As a passionate teacher for her patients, Dr. Holmes received a national award from the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists for patient education. As an excellent clinician respected by her peers, she was also named among the Best Doctors in America.

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