Gregory Zimet (United States of America)

Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Zimet is Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Psychology in the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, with adjunct appointments in the School of Nursing. In addition, he is Co-Director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Center for HPV Research. Dr. Zimet started investigating attitudes about vaccines for adolescents in the mid-1990s. Much of his research has involved the study of vaccine acceptance and refusal, with a primary focus over the past 20 years on attitudes about HPV vaccine as well as the behavioral and social determinants of HPV vaccination. His studies have focused on adolescents and young adults, parents of adolescents, and health care providers and include evaluations of vaccine communication intervention strategies. Dr. Zimet’s adolescent vaccination research has involved collaborations with investigators across the United States, Canada, the U.K., Australia, the Netherlands, and Malaysia. Since 2000, he has authored or co-authored over 100 research, review, and editorial articles about HPV vaccination.