Today we recognized a silent killer in women – Cervical Cancer. Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Megan Huchko joined Melissa today to educate us on how cervical cancer affects women and women of color — How it’s contracted, the risk and treatments. Listen to the conversation as we recognize Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
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Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Global Health
Director, Center for Global Reproductive Health at Duke
Associate Chief, Division of Women’s Community and Population Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Ob/Gyn Clinical Research Unit
Megan Huchko, MD, MPH, has a dual appointment as an associate professor in the department of obstetrics & gynecology and the Duke Global Health Institute. Huchko, who earned her bachelor’s degree at Duke, completed medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and residency training at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Prior to coming to Duke, she was an associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where she completed her fellowship in reproductive infectious disease and joined the faculty in 2009. She practices as an OB/GYN generalist and specializes in cervical cancer prevention through her clinical work and global women’s health research.