The results of the study by researcher Manami Bhattacharya show foreign-born people have lower rates of HPV infection than those born in the U.S. and suggests their higher cancer rates are due to barriers to health care.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner plans to research how health students weigh factors in vaccination decision-making, and barriers to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls who have dropped out of school.
Research by graduate Kayla Hanson (MPH ’17) shows many parents lack the facts when it comes to HPV vaccination and consider it unnecessary for their teens.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner is the lead author of a commentary on developing strategies for providing HPV vaccine to young girls who are not in school.
Research from graduates Uzoma Abakporo (MPH, ‘15) and Abdirahman Hussein (MPH, ’15) examines the role of men in helping to raise HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening rates in local Somali women and children.