Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD, Harvard Medical School
MSc, Boston University School of Public Health



My area of research is cervical cancer prevention in underserved women. My current work focuses on HPV vaccination in females and males, as well as the impact of new screening guidelines on cervical dysplasia/cancer outcomes.

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2011 BMC: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Merck Adolescent Health Research Award
2007 BMC: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Merck Adolescent Health Research Award



Improving Provider HPV Vaccine Conversations Through Education and Training
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
American Cancer Soc

Improving Immunization Rates and Enhancing Prevention Through Partnerships with Providers
09/30/2014 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
American Academy of Pediatrics CDC

Provider Education to improve HPV Vaccine Use
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2015 (PI)
American Cancer Soc

Clarifying the effects of race and socioeconomic status on disparities in HPV vaccination rates
09/01/2012 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
CDC
1U01 IP000636-01



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  1. Perkins RB, Cain JM, Feldman S. Using Risk Stratification to Reduce Medical Errors in Cervical Cancer Prevention. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 01; 177(10):1411-1412. PMID: 28873139.
  2. Wentzensen N, Massad LS, Mayeaux EJ, Khan MJ, Waxman AG, Einstein MH, Conageski C, Schiffman MH, Gold MA, Apgar BS, Chelmow D, Choma KK, Darragh TM, Gage JC, Garcia FAR, Guido RS, Jeronimo JA, Liu A, Mathews CA, Mitchell MM, Moscicki AB, Novetsky AP, Papasozomenos T, Perkins RB, Silver MI, Smith KM, Stier EA, Tedeschi CA, Werner CL, Huh WK. Evidence-Based Consensus Recommendations for Colposcopy Practice for Cervical Cancer Prevention in the United States. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 Oct; 21(4):216-222.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28953109.
  3. Wentzensen N, Schiffman M, Silver MI, Khan MJ, Perkins RB, Smith KM, Gage JC, Gold MA, Conageski C, Einstein MH, Mayeaux EJ, Waxman AG, Huh WK, Massad LS. ASCCP Colposcopy Standards: Risk-Based Colposcopy Practice. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 Oct; 21(4):230-234. PMID: 28953111.
  4. Mazul J, Perkins RB. Stage IV Cervical Cancer in a Patient Compliant With Current Management Guidelines for Abnormal Cytology: A Case Report. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 10; 21(4):e40-e41.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28953130.
  5. Lind E, Welch K, Perkins RB. HPV-related cancer prevention through coalition building. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Sep 13; 1-7. PMID: 28901813.
  6. McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Perkins RB, Wise LA. The Effect of Vaccination Against Human Papillomavirus on Fecundability. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Sep 07.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28881394.
  7. Perkins RB, Lin M, Wallington SF, Hanchate A. Impact of Number of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Doses on Genital Warts Diagnoses Among a National Cohort of U.S. Adolescents. Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Jun; 44(6):365-370.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28499288.
  8. Perkins RB, Morgan JR, Awosogba TP, Ramanadhan S, Paasche-Orlow MK. Gynecologic Outcomes After Hysteroscopic and Laparoscopic Sterilization Procedures. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct; 128(4):843-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27607866; DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001615;.
  9. Malo TL, Perkins RB, Lee JH, Vadaparampil ST. Primary Care Physicians'' Adherence to Expert Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention in the Context of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Jul; 43(7):438-44. PMID: 27322046; PMCID: PMC4918507; DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000458;.
  10. Perkins RB. HPV vaccination: Clinical potential, implementation challenges, and future directions. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 02; 12(6):1327-31. PMID: 27294609; PMCID: PMC4964715; DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2016.1177680;.
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HPV vaccination/ cervical cancer screening/ health disparities
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