Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Rebecca Perkins
85 E. Concord St


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



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


  • Published on 5/21/2019

    Perkins RB, Austin RM, Zhao C, Saslow D, Massad LS. What Role Should Cytology Play in Cervical Cancer Screening? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2019 May 21. PMID: 31135652.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Guido R, Perkins RB, Smith KM. Should We Always Look Before We LEEP? A Discussion of the Pros and Cons of Colposcopic Biopsy Prior to Treatment. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2019 Apr; 23(2):147-150. PMID: 30817690.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/12/2019

    Eun TJ, Hanchate A, Fenton AT, Clark JA, Aurora MN, Drainoni ML, Perkins RB. Relative contributions of parental intention and provider recommendation style to HPV and meningococcal vaccine receipt. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Mar 12; 1-6. PMID: 30862301.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Jeronimo J, Perkins RB, Scalici J, Pierce JY. Should Self-Sampling Be an Option for Women in the United States? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2019 Jan; 23(1):54-57. PMID: 30586018.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2018

    Sobel L, O'Rourke-Suchoff D, Holland E, Remis K, Resnick K, Perkins R, Bell S. Pregnancy and Childbirth After Sexual Trauma: Patient Perspectives and Care Preferences. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Dec; 132(6):1461-1468. PMID: 30399100.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/25/2018

    Gupta A, Perkins RB, Ortega G, Feldman S, Villa A. Barrier use during oro-genital sex and oral Human Papillomavirus prevalence: Analysis of NHANES 2009-2014. Oral Dis. 2019 Mar; 25(2):609-616. PMID: 30367525.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2018

    Moscicki AB, Perkins RB, Saville M, Brotherton JML. Should Cervical Cancer Screening be Performed Before the Age of 25 Years? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Oct; 22(4):348-351. PMID: 30169418.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2018

    Feldman S, Cook E, Davis M, Gershman ST, Hanchate A, Haas JS, Perkins RB. Cervical Cancer Incidence Among Elderly Women in Massachusetts Compared With Younger Women. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Oct; 22(4):314-317. PMID: 30256336.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/6/2018

    Perkins RB, Fisher-Borne M, Brewer NT. Engaging parents around vaccine confidence: proceedings from the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable meetings. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Sep 06; 1-2. PMID: 30188782.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2018

    Silver MI, Andrews J, Cooper CK, Gage JC, Gold MA, Khan MJ, Massad LS, Parvu V, Perkins RB, Schiffman M, Smith KM, Wentzensen N. Risk of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 2 or Worse by Cytology, Human Papillomavirus 16/18, and Colposcopy Impression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Sep; 132(3):725-735. PMID: 30095780.

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