Kine Pedersen was awarded the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize for outstanding presentation of research at an SMDM meeting in Health Services, Outcomes and Policy Research at the 39th annual North American meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making in Pittsburgh. Pedersen’s presentation, “The Value of Stratifying Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines According to Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Status”, reported on work by the CHDS cervical team, led by Professor Jane Kim. The study uses simulation modeling to assess the optimal screening strategy for women in Norway who have received the HPV vaccine.
Pedersen is a doctoral student at the University of Norway and visiting scholar at CHDS, and has been working with Kim and post-doctoral fellow Emily Burger on cervical cancer screening modeling.
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