Sponsored by the Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of Southern California (HAMDS), The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles

When:  Thursday, November 21st 2013 from 6:00pm-8:30pm

Where:  Tamkin Auditorium at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

757 Westwood Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Parking Instructions:  Valet Parking at the hospital or self-parking at

100 – 200 – 300 Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095:  $12


  • 5:45-6:25pm: Arrival and Reception
  • 6:25-6:30: Introductions. Andrew G. Gianoukakis MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine @ UCLA, President, HAMDS
  • 6:30-7:20: Screening of the Papanicolaou Documentary by Lefteris Xanthopoulos  (Greek with English subtitles)
  • 7:25 – 7:40 George Papanicolaou: Life & Times and the Significance of his Work to Gynecological Oncology. Christos Coutifaris, MD, PhD,  Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
  • 7:45 – 8:10 The “PAP” Test: Past, Present and Future; A Cytopathologist’s Perspective. Peggy S. Sullivan MD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine @ UCLA
  • 8:10 – 8:30 Panel Discussion

FREE Event, but RSVPs Required: info@hamds.org or (818) 963-8219