Women’s Health: STD & STI Myths

From the Show: Sharecare Radio
Summary: Dr. Shana Dowell explains some of the common misconceptions surrounding STDs and STIs and what you really need to know.
Air Date: 3/10/15
Duration: 10
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: Shana Dowell, MD
Dowell ShanaBoard-certified ob/gyn and mother of three young boys, Dr. Shana Dowell, places a high value on communicating issues of women's health with her patients in an approachable manner, with a mix of empathy, compassion, and humor. Dr. Dowell is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University, and she is the Chair of the Obstetrics and Pediatrics Department of NorthCrest Medical Center. She also maintains a thriving general ob/gyn practice in Springfield,Tennessee. She holds a particular interest in the treatment of vulvar disorders. 

Dr. Dowell completed her residency at Columbia University and the University of Rochester. She holds an M.D. from the University of Rochester, a M.S. from Georgetown University, and an A.B. from Columbia University.
  • Guest Twitter Account: @shanadowell
Women’s Health: STD & STI Myths

Board-certified ob/gyn, Dr. Shana Dowell, is back on Sharecare Radio to separate the myths from the facts surrounding the misconceptions of STDs and STIs.

She explains the ways you can contract them, as well as how to prevent their spread.

Dr. Dowell tells how you can find out if you have an STD or STI, even if you aren’t experiencing the symptoms.

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