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HPV Virus and Gender Discrepancy
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Tina Fermano, Andrea Dello Russo, Stephanie Jaramillo, Kate Henderlong are along with Dr. Denise Rizzolo, faculty advisor, are conducting a research study to determine undergraduate and graduate student’s knowledge on the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and to determine whether or not there is a discrepancy in knowledge based on gender. This project is being completed as part of an ongoing research requirement needed for the completion of a Master of Science through Seton Hall University’s Physician Assistant Program, through which the researchers are enrolled.

All students enrolled at Seton Hall University as an undergraduate or graduate student between the ages of 18 and 30 and are not members of the SHU Physician Assistant program are eligible to participate. Your involvement is completely voluntary and will remain anonymous, no personal information will be collected (i.e. names, addresses). If, at any time, you wish to withdraw from the survey, all you must do is close your browser. Voluntary consent to participate in the survey is considered once the survey is completed by the participant. The data will be stored by the principal investigator in a secure, locked site

If you would like to participate in this study please complete the “Knowledge of HPV in College-aged Males and Females” survey which can be accessed here.

The survey consists of 16 questions that should take no more than 10 minutes. Please note: This survey will be available from September 18, 2012 to October 31, 2012. We ask that you complete this survey only once.

Any questions concerning the study may be addressed by contacting or Dr. Denise Rizzolo, PA-C, PhD, faculty advisor at The Seton Hall University Institutional Review Board has approved this research study.

For more information please contact:
Denise Rizzolo
(973) 313-6395


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