Noel Brewer, PhD
Noel Brewer, PhD, studies how people make risky health decisions. His current work focuses on increasing HPV vaccination, communicating the harms of smoking and encouraging appropriate use of screening. He is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior. In 2017 and 2018, Dr. Brewer was recognized by Clarivite as among the top 1% most cited researchers in the world. Brewer's research has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and CNN.
Honors and AwardsClarivite Highly Cited Researcher
2017 - 2018Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty
2011, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillEarly Career Alumnus Award for Distinguished Accomplishments and Service
2010, Rutgers University
HBEH 750: Applied Research Methods | Syllabus
- Behavior Science
- Health Services and Systems Strengthening
- Implementation Science
- Tobacco Use and Smoking
Chair, National HPV Vaccination Roundtable, 2014-present
Associate Editor, Health Psychology Review, 2009-present
Understanding why pictorial cigarette pack warnings increase quit attempts. Brewer NT, Parada H Jr, Hall MG, Boynton MH, Noar SM, Ribisl KM (2018). Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
Increasing vaccination: Putting psychological science into action. Brewer NT, Chapman GB, Rothman AJ, Leask J, Kempe A (2017). Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 18.
Announcements Versus Conversations to Improve HPV Vaccination Coverage: A Randomized Trial. Brewer NT, Hall ME, Malo TL, Gilkey MB, Quinn B, Lathren C (2017). Pediatrics, 139(1).
Effect of Pictorial Cigarette Pack Warnings on Changes in Smoking Behavior: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Brewer NT, Hall MG, Noar SM, Parada H, Stein-Seroussi A, Bach LE, Hanley S, Ribisl KM (2016). JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(7), 905-12.
PhD, Psychology, Rutgers University, 2002
MS, Psychology, Rutgers University, 2000
BA, Economics, University of California, 1993