Who Are We?
The American Cancer Society National HPV Vaccination Roundtable (ACS HPVRT) was established in 2014 in partnership with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.The ACS HPVRT is a national coalition of 77 member organizations with the mission to raise HPV vaccination rates and prevent HPV cancers in the United States. The American Cancer Society provides organizational leadership and expert staff support to the ACS HPVRT. Our funding is provided by the CDC and ACS. Supplemental funding has also been awarded from NCI and the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV Policy.
Our mission: The collective mission of our organizations is to raise HPV vaccination rates and prevent HPV cancers in the United States.
Our vision: We see a future where cervical cancers can be nearly eliminated in the U.S., sparing millions of women and families unnecessary pain, stress, and financial burden. We believe that by working together over the long-term, we can move towards ending vaccine-preventable HPV cancers as a
public health problem.
Our values: The work of the HPV Roundtable creates connections and synergies between organizations, creating a forum for sharing information and resources while avoiding duplication of efforts.
- HPV vaccination is cancer prevention.
- We achieve more through collaboration
- Every member organization has
something to contribute.
- Evidence-based practice should guide all our work.
- We need creative solutions to close known gaps.
Learn more from our 2021 Action Plan.
More About Us
Our members are organizations that designate one official representative to serve on the HPV Roundtable. Most member organizations are national in scope, but some are regional or state-based. In some instances, member organizations may also have” affiliated members.” Affiliated members may represent their organization on task group projects or standing committees.
An 11-member Steering Committee was selected based on their organizations’ involvement in HPV vaccination activities or prevention of HPV cancers, their ability to deliver education or vaccinations, or their expertise relevant to expanding HPV vaccination.
The Steering Committee provides leadership and vision for the HPV Roundtable to help advance its mission, guides planning and implementation of HPV Roundtable projects, and approves HPV Roundtable membership.
Task groups are charged with advancing the collective efforts and ideas of member organizations for greater impact on HPV vaccination. Task groups engage HPV Roundtable members and key experts from partner organizations who contribute to collaborative projects.