Natalie P. Joseph, MD, MPH

Natalie Joseph
850 Harrison Ave


I am an expert in the area of adolescent pregnancy and parenting, as well as in primary and secondary cervical cancer prevention. I am committed to better health outcomes for underserved, high-risk, immigrant, low-income, and vulnerable populations.

Other Positions

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


  • New York Medical College, MD
  • New York Medical College, MPH
  • Wesleyan University, BA


  • Published on 5/13/2020

    Perkins RB, Banigbe B, Fenton AT, O'Grady AK, Jansen EM, Bernstein JL, Joseph NP, Eun TJ, Biancarelli DL, Drainoni ML. Effect of a multi-component intervention on providers' HPV vaccine communication. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 May 13; 1-8. PMID: 32401592.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Kemper AR, Barnett ED, Walter EB, Hornik C, Pierre-Joseph N, Broder KR, Silverstein M, Harrington T. Drinking Water to Prevent Postvaccination Presyncope in Adolescents: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). PMID: 29061871.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/10/2016

    Joseph NP, Bernstein J, Pelton S, Belizaire M, Goff G, Horanieh N, Freund KM. Brief Client-Centered Motivational and Behavioral Intervention to Promote HPV Vaccination in a Hard-to-Reach Population: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Aug; 55(9):851-9. PMID: 26968631.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/2/2016

    Vercruysse J, Chigurupati NL, Fung L, Apte G, Pierre-Joseph N, Perkins RB. Parents' and providers' attitudes toward school-located provision and school-entry requirements for HPV vaccines. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 02; 12(6):1606-14. PMID: 26934421.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/25/2016

    Perkins RB, Chigurupati NL, Apte G, Vercruysse J, Wall-Haas C, Rosenquist A, Lee L, Clark JA, Pierre-Joseph N. Why don't adolescents finish the HPV vaccine series? A qualitative study of parents and providers. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 02; 12(6):1528-35. PMID: 26810765.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/2/2015

    Joseph NP, Shea K, Porter CL, Walsh JP, Belizaire M, Estervine G, Perkins R. Factors Associated with Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptance Among Haitian and African-American parents of Adolescent Sons. J Natl Med Assoc. 2015 Jun; 107(2):80-8. PMID: 27269494.

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  • Published on 6/3/2015

    Apte G, Pierre-Joseph N, Vercruysse JL, Perkins RB. Could Poor Parental Recall of HPV Vaccination Contribute to Low Vaccination Rates? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Sep; 54(10):987-91. PMID: 26045587.

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  • Published on 9/1/2014

    Perkins RB, Clark JA, Apte G, Vercruysse JL, Sumner JJ, Wall-Haas CL, Rosenquist AW, Pierre-Joseph N. Missed opportunities for HPV vaccination in adolescent girls: a qualitative study. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep; 134(3):e666-74. PMID: 25136036.

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  • Published on 4/1/2014

    Pierre Joseph N, Clark JA, Mercilus G, Wilbur M, Figaro J, Perkins R. Racial and ethnic differences in HPV knowledge, attitudes, and vaccination rates among low-income African-American, Haitian, Latina, and Caucasian young adult women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2014 Apr; 27(2):83-92. PMID: 24602302.

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  • Published on 2/1/2014

    Pierre Joseph N, Belizaire M, Porter CL, Walsh JP, Esang M, Goff G, Perkins RB. Ethnic differences in perceived benefits and barriers to HPV vaccine acceptance: a qualitative analysis of young African American, Haitian, Caucasian, and Latino men. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Feb; 53(2):177-85. PMID: 24403292.

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