College of Public Health Grand Rounds
December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Population Health Strategies for Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: Community and Clinical Opportunities”
Lila J. Finney Rutten, PhD, MPH – Associate Professor of Health Sciences Research and Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director of the Population Health Science Program in the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
Lila J. Finney Rutten, Ph.D., MPH, is an Associate Professor of Health Sciences Research in the Division of Epidemiology and the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director of Population Health Science in the Kern Center for the Science of Healthcare Delivery at Mayo Clinic. In the Kern Center, Dr. Rutten oversees a program of research focused on population health in primary care and community settings. Her own program of research is focused on cancer prevention and control in the primary care setting and more broadly, on the role of health information seeking and health communication in cancer prevention and control. Prior to coming to Mayo Clinic, Dr. Rutten served the National Cancer Institute’s Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch as a Senior Behavioral Scientist and as a Project Officer overseeing a grant portfolio in health communication and informatics research. During her time at NCI, Dr. Rutten was the Research Director for the Health Information National Trends Survey, and was involved in the development, implementation, and analysis of several iterations of that national survey. Dr. Rutten received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Miami University and an MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Harvard University.
- Describe burden of HPV-related cancers in the U.S., review history and time line of HPV vaccine, and summarize trends in HPV vaccination uptake in the population.
- Describe barriers to HPV vaccination and summarize evidence-based population health strategies to improve vaccination rates.
Describe current and planned epidemiological and qualitative research efforts in our community examining HPV vaccination rates and attitudes toward evidence-based strategies for improving vaccination rates.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health
December 2, 2015
Noon — 1:00 p.m.
MCPH Room 3013