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Jennifer Smith, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director, Cervical Cancer-Fee Coalition


Dr. Smith’s current research focuses on epidemiological studies of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer worldwide — primarily in North Carolina, China, and Kenya. Her focus is on prevention via screening or prophylactic HPV vaccines, and on the sero-epidemiology of herpes simplex virus infections, and on infections in the etiology of cancer.


Phone: (919) 966-7450


Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2000
M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, 1995

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