Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

(617) 414-7308
85 E. Concord St

Biography

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.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Stanford University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Perkins RB, Cain JM, Feldman S. Using Risk Stratification to Reduce Medical Errors in Cervical Cancer Prevention. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 01; 177(10):1411-1412. PMID: 28873139.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Wentzensen N, Massad LS, Mayeaux EJ, Khan MJ, Waxman AG, Einstein MH, Conageski C, Schiffman MH, Gold MA, Apgar BS, Chelmow D, Choma KK, Darragh TM, Gage JC, Garcia FAR, Guido RS, Jeronimo JA, Liu A, Mathews CA, Mitchell MM, Moscicki AB, Novetsky AP, Papasozomenos T, Perkins RB, Silver MI, Smith KM, Stier EA, Tedeschi CA, Werner CL, Huh WK. Evidence-Based Consensus Recommendations for Colposcopy Practice for Cervical Cancer Prevention in the United States. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 Oct; 21(4):216-222. PMID: 28953109.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Wentzensen N, Schiffman M, Silver MI, Khan MJ, Perkins RB, Smith KM, Gage JC, Gold MA, Conageski C, Einstein MH, Mayeaux EJ, Waxman AG, Huh WK, Massad LS. ASCCP Colposcopy Standards: Risk-Based Colposcopy Practice. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 Oct; 21(4):230-234. PMID: 28953111.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Mazul J, Perkins RB. Stage IV Cervical Cancer in a Patient Compliant With Current Management Guidelines for Abnormal Cytology: A Case Report. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 10; 21(4):e40-e41. PMID: 28953130.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/13/2017

    Lind E, Welch K, Perkins RB. HPV-related cancer prevention through coalition building. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Oct 03; 13(10):2300-2306. PMID: 28901813.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/7/2017

    McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Perkins RB, Wise LA. The Effect of Vaccination Against Human Papillomavirus on Fecundability. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Sep 07. PMID: 28881394.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Perkins RB, Lin M, Wallington SF, Hanchate A. Impact of Number of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Doses on Genital Warts Diagnoses Among a National Cohort of U.S. Adolescents. Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Jun; 44(6):365-370. PMID: 28499288.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2016

    Perkins RB, Morgan JR, Awosogba TP, Ramanadhan S, Paasche-Orlow MK. Gynecologic Outcomes After Hysteroscopic and Laparoscopic Sterilization Procedures. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct; 128(4):843-52. PMID: 27607866.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/1/2016

    Malo TL, Perkins RB, Lee JH, Vadaparampil ST. Primary Care Physicians' Adherence to Expert Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention in the Context of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Jul; 43(7):438-44. PMID: 27322046.

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  • Published on 6/2/2016

    Perkins RB. HPV vaccination: Clinical potential, implementation challenges, and future directions. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 02; 12(6):1327-31. PMID: 27294609.

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