Preventing Cervical Cancer

4CNC Co-Investigator Dr. Noel Brewer conducts research about medical decision-making, including why people feel at risk and other factors that influence health protective behavior. As a member of the CPCRN, Dr. Brewer explores how people make decisions about

  • cervical cancer screening and
  • vaccinating adolescents to prevent human papilloma virus (HPV) infection.

Dr. Brewer chairs The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable, a coalition of approximately 70 public, private, and voluntary organizations with expertise relevant to expanding HPV vaccination coverage in the US. Through coordinated leadership, strategec planning and advocacy. the Roundtable works to reduce the incidence of and mortality from HPV-associated cancers.