UNC Lineberger member Noel Brewer, PhD, associate professor of health behavior at the UNC Chapel-Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, was senior author on a study published recently that sought to validate a system for measuring people’s beliefs about vaccinations.

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UNC Lineberger researchers published a study recently that sought to validate a system for measuring people’s beliefs about vaccinations.

Noel Brewer, PhD, a UNC Lineberger member and an associate professor of health behavior at the UNC Chapel-Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, was senior author on the study published in the journal Academic Pediatrics.

Brewer and his fellow researchers sought to validate a tool for measuring vaccination beliefs. The lead author of the study was Melissa B. Gilkey, PhD, a former postdoctoral research associate at UNC Lineberger. She is now assistant professor of population medicine at Harvard Medical School.