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Planned Parenthood Hosts "Teen Clinic" Learning Sessions for Youth, May 22, 2012

MEMPHIS, TN — As a part of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is planning a special day of activities, learning opportunities and Q&A for teenagers on May 22, 2012 at 2430 Poplar Avenue.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Welcomes New CEO

The Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) announces Ashley B. Coffield has been selected to take the reins as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Memphis-area Planned Parenthood affiliate effective April 8, 2013. Ms. Coffield was chosen from a wide field of qualified candidates who applied for the position held for ten years by Barry Chase, who is retiring.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Travels to Nashville April 7, 2009 to Meet with Legislators

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is taking a group of supporters to the Tennessee Statehouse in Nashville on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 to meet with West Tennessee legislators.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Trains Three New Certified HIV Testing Counselors

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) and the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center have trained three new community HIV testing counselors.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Sponsors National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Health Event

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is sponsoring a health event on Saturday, February 7, 2009, in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is free and open to everyone.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Reacts to STD Study

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE INCREASE IN MEMPHIS AREA DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR AGE-APPROPRIATE EDUCATION, SCREENING AND TREATMENT
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Reacts to Sexually Transmitted Disease Study Released this Week

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is calling for better screening of adolescent girls for sexually transmitted infections as a result of a study released this week by a prestigious medical journal.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Partners with La Prensa Latina

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is renewing its partnership to provide monthly health columns to La Prensa Latina, the MidSouth’s premiere bilingual weekly newspaper.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Offers Vaccinations to Adolescents, Teenagers and Adults

MEMPHIS, TN — August is National Vaccination Awareness Month—designed to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations in preventing disease among children and adults.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee