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Approaches to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates among Adolescents and Young Adults in Texas

Professors involved

Mahbubur Rahman

External Collaborators

Prof. Abbey Berenson, Dr. Jacqueline Hirth, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Grant funding

Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)


1.Laz TH, Rahman M, Berenson AB. HPV vaccination among 11-17 year old males: an analysis of the 2010 National Health Interview Survey. Human Vaccination & Therapeutics 2013; 9(4):874-878

2.Laz TH, Rahman M, Berenson AB. Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among 18-26 year old women in the United States: The National Health Interview Survey, 2010. Cancer.2013;119(7):1386-92.

3.Rahman M, Elam LB, Balat MI, Berenson AB. Well-woman visit of mothers and human papillomavirus vaccine intent and uptake among their 9-17 year old children. Vaccine 2013;31(47):5544-5548

4.Berenson A, Eneida E, Lee TG, Barrett A, Sarpong KO, Rupp R, Rahman M. Assessing the need for and acceptability of a postpartum HPV vaccination program. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2014 Mar;210(3):213.e1-7.

5.Rahman M, LAZ TH, McGrath CJ, Berenson AB. Provider recommendation mediates the relationship between human papillomavirus vaccine awareness and HPV vaccine initiation and completion among 13-17 year old US adolescent children. Clinical Pediatrics 2015;54(4):371-375

6.Berenson AB. Rahman M, Hirth JM, Rupp R. Sarpong KO. A Brief Educational Intervention Increases Providers' Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Knowledge. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 2015; June 3; 11(6):1331-1336

7.Berenson AB, Rahman M, Hirth JM, Rupp RE, Sarpong KO. A human papillomavirus vaccination program for low-income postpartum women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep;215(3):318.e1-9.

8.Berenson AB, Laz TH, Rahman M. Reduction in Vaccine-Type Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Among Women in the United States, 2009-2012. J Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 15;214(12):1961-1964.