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Noel T. Brewer

Noel T. Brewer, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. Brewer studies how people make risky health decisions. His research focuses on vaccination, smoking, and health screening.

Professor, Health Behavior
UNC Lineberger Cancer Prevention and Control
UNC-Chapel Hill

Area of interest

Noel T. Brewer is Professor of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina. He studies health behaviors that prevent cancer. Brewer’s current work focuses on increasing HPV vaccination, improving tobacco warnings, and encouraging appropriate use of medical screening tests. He chairs the US National HPV Vaccination Roundtable.

Awards and Honors

  • Highly Cited Researcher (top 1% globally), Clarivite, 2017 and 2018
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine, Citation Award, 2017, and 2019
  • Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
  • Rutgers University Early Career Alumnus Award for Distinguished Accomplishments and Service, 2010

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