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The Implementation Road: Engaging Community Partnerships in Evidence-Based Cancer Control Interventions.
Breslau ES, Weiss ES, Williams A, Burness A, Kepka D.
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Apr 3.


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Is provider type associated with cancer screening and prevention: advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants, and physicians.
Kepka D, Smith A, Zeruto C, Yabroff KR.
BMC Cancer. 2014 Mar 31;14:233.


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Low Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Knowledge Among Latino Parents in Utah.
Kepka D, Warner EL, Kinney AY, Spigarelli MG, Mooney K.
J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Mar 9.


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Advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants and cancer prevention and screening: a systematic review.
Smith AA, Kepka D, Yabroff KR.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb 12;14:68.


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Overuse of papanicolaou testing among older women and among women without a cervix.
Kepka D, Breen N, King JB, Benard VB, Saraiya M.
JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):293-6.


 Awards/Graduations
05/01/2014 – 04/30/2015
NIH/ NCI Cancer Center Support Grant: Intermountain West HPV Vaccination Coalition

12/2013
Featured cancer prevention and population sciences investigator in 2013 Top Science Report. Huntsman Cancer Institute

09/2013
KL2 Career Development Award. University of Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science



07/2013
Pediatric Clinical and Translational (PCAT) Research Fellow. University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

03/2013
ASPO Meeting Top Abstract. American Society of Preventive Oncology





In the Media
  • Pap Smears in Perpetuity. The New York Times. 2/24/2014
  • Cervical cancer screening overused in women at low risk. HemOnc today. 12/31/2013.
  • Many Women Receive Unnecessary Pap Tests. Qatar Tribune. 12/03/2013.
  • Pap Tests Not Necessary For Seniors and Hysterectomy Patients. Health & Wellness. 11/29/2013.
  • Cervical cancer screening overused in some groups of women. ReadMedicalNews. 11/29/2013.
  • Pap Tests Not Necessary For Seniors and Hysterectomy Patients. Wellsphere. 11/29/2013.
  • Muchos Papanicolaou son innecesarios. UnivisionSalud. 11/29/2013.
  • US doctors overusing Pap tests. health24. 11/28/2013.
  • Older women still getting Pap smears despite guidelines. The Doctor's Channel. 11/27/2013.
  • Older women still getting Pap smears despite guidelines. 92.1 Big Country. 11/27/2013.
  • Older women still getting Pap smears despite guidelines. Yahoo!Health. 11/27/2013.
  • Older women still getting Pap smears despite guidelines. Reuters News. 11/27/2013.
  • Many Women Receive Unnecessary Pap Tests, Study Finds. HealthDay. U.S. News & World Report. 11/27/2013.
  • Utah study: Unnecessary Pap tests still common. The Salt Lake Tribune. 11/25/2013.
  • Millions of Unnecessary Pap Tests. DailyRX News and DailyRX TV. 11/25/2013.
  • Utah study: Unnecessary Pap tests still common. TopNewsToday.org. 11/25/2013.
  • Utah study: Unnecessary Pap tests still common. ALLVOICES. 11/25/2013.
  • Pap Tests: Cervical Cancer Screenings Overused? Guardian Liberty Voice. 11/25/2013.
  • Cervical Cancer Screening Overused in Some Groups of Women. ScienceNewsline. 11/25/2013.
  • Older Women Still Getting Pap Smears Despite Guidelines. Health e Galaxy. 11/25/2013.Cervical Cancer Screenings Overused in Some Groups of Women. ScienceDaily. 11/25/2013.
  • Cervical Cancer Screenings Overused in Some Groups of Women. Newswise. 11/22/2013.
  • Older women still getting Pap smears despite guidelines. NewsDaily. 11/19/2013.
  • HPV and Cervical Cancer Program. La Jefa Radio. Salt Lake City. AM 1490 & 1550. 10/12/2013.
  • Use of HPV vaccine for youths in Utah is low. Salt Lake Tribune. 10/01/2013.
  • Cervical Cancer Prevention. Community Affairs Program. Univision TV. Salt Lake City. 05/04/2013.

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Kepka ASPO

Dr. Deanna Kepka, Echo Warner, and Dr. Yelena Wu at the 2015 American Society of Preventive Oncology Annual Meeting in March 2015.


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