Robert Jacobson, M.D., named Minnesota’s 2018 HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention Champion
Robert Jacobson, M.D. (PD ’89), Division of Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, was named Minnesota’s 2018 HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention Champion. The award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Association of American Cancer Institutes and American Cancer Society recognizes Dr. Jacobson’s efforts to promote vaccination for human papillomavirus. He has helped Mayo Clinic as well as other local, regional and national organizations improve HPV vaccination rates.
Dr. Jacobson has a joint appointment in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Division of Health Care Policy and Research and is a professor of pediatrics in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.