Amanda F. Dempsey, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Amanda Dempsey

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy

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300 North Ingalls, Rm 6E08
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029



Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Summary

Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. Clinical Instructor, University of Washington


M.D., Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, 2000
Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1998
M.P.H., Health Services, University of Washington, 2005

Research Interests & Projects

Agent based modeling of vaccine policy impacts

Using tailored health communication to improve vaccine delivery

Selected Publications

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Dempsey, A.F., Cohn, L., Dalton, V., & Ruffin, M.T. (2011). Worsening disparities in HPV vaccine utilization among 19-26 year old women. Vaccine, 29, 528-534.

Dempsey, A. F. & Schaffer, S. (in press). Human papillomavirus vaccination rates and state mandates for tetanus-containing vaccines. Preventive Medicine.

Carlos, R. C., Dempsey, A. F., Resnicow, K., Ruffin, M.T. Patel, D.A., Straus, C.M., & Dalton, V.A. (2010). Feasibility of using maternal cancer screening visits to identify adolescent girls eligible for human papillomavirus vaccination? Journal of Women's Health, 19(1), 2271-2275.

Carlos, R. C., Dempsey, A.F., Patel, D.A., & Dalton, V.K. (in press). What predicts a mother's preference for mandatory HPV vaccination in her daughters? Human Vaccines.

Patel, D.A., Zochowski, M., Peterman, S., Dempsey, A.F., Ernst, S., & Dalton, V.K. (in press). Human papillomavirus vaccine intent and uptake among female college students. American Journal of College Health.

Professional Affiliations

Society for Pediatric Research
Ambulatory Pediatrics Association
University of Michigan Cancer Center
International Papillomavirus Society
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow