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 - 09/29/2018 (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, Fisher-Borne M, Brewer NT. Engaging parents around vaccine confidence: proceedings from the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable meetings. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Sep 06. PMID: 30188782.
     
  2. Silver MI, Andrews J, Cooper CK, Gage JC, Gold MA, Khan MJ, Massad LS, Parvu V, Perkins RB, Schiffman M, Smith KM, Wentzensen N. Risk of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 2 or Worse by Cytology, Human Papillomavirus 16/18, and Colposcopy Impression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Sep; 132(3):725-735. PMID: 30095780.
     
  3. Moscicki AB, Perkins RB, Saville M, Brotherton JML. Should Cervical Cancer Screening be Performed Before the Age of 25 Years? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Aug 30. PMID: 30169418.
     
  4. Kinney WK, Perkins RB, Sawaya GF. Equal Management of Equal Risks: What Should be Used as the Standard for Cervical Cancer Prevention? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Jul; 22(3):237-241. PMID: 29794532.
     
  5. Perkins RB, Schiffman M, Guido RS. The next generation of cervical cancer screening programs: Making the case for risk-based guidelines. Curr Probl Cancer. 2018 Jun 25. PMID: 30146347.
     
  6. Fenton AT, Eun TJ, Clark JA, Perkins RB. Indicated or elective? The association of providers' words with HPV vaccine receipt. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 May 30; 1-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29847201.
     
  7. Perkins RB, Schiffman M, Foster DC. An Introduction to the New Journal Forum. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Apr; 22(2):89-90. PMID: 29570562.
     
  8. Castle P, Feldman S, Perkins RB. The Next Generation of Cervical Cancer Screening: Should Guidelines Focus on Best Practices for the Future or Current Screening Capacity? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Apr; 22(2):91-96. PMID: 29570563.
     
  9. Reiter PL, Gerend MA, Gilkey MB, Perkins RB, Saslow D, Stokley S, Tiro JA, Zimet GD, Brewer NT. Advancing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Delivery: 12 Priority Research Gaps. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Mar; 18(2S):S14-S16. PMID: 29502629.
     
  10. Perkins RB, Felder T. Beyond the Statistics: What HPV Means to Women's Lives. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Mar; 18(2S):S21-S22. PMID: 29502632.
     
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Bar chart showing 68 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2018

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201812
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HPV vaccination/ cervical cancer screening/ health disparities
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