Ph.D., University of Washington, Epidemiology, 1982.
M.S., University of Washington, Biostatistics, 1979.
B.Sc., Brown University, Applied Mathematics, 1968.
My expertise is in the following areas:
Cancer prevention research
Dietary supplements and cancer
Etiology of breast cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer and melanoma
American Society of Preventive Oncology
Society for Epidemiologic Research
Honors and Awards
2011-2015, Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute
1993, Outstanding Teaching Award, School of Public Health, University of Washington
1987-1992, First Independent Research Support and Transition (FIRST) Award, National Cancer Institute
1981-1982, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, (ARCS)
2005-2010, Associate Dean for Research, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
1998-1999, Interim Department Chair, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
1995-1998, Associate Program Head, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Cancer Prevention Research Program
1993-2003, Graduate Program Director, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
1989-1995, Associate Professor, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
1989-1995, Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Cancer Prevention Research Program
1985-1989, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
1984-1989, Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Cancer Prevention Research Program
1983-1984, Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Cancer Prevention Research Program
1982-1984, Research Associate, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
Cross-cancer genome-wide analysis of lung, ovary, breast, prostate and colorectal cancer reveals novel pleiotropic associations.. Cancer research. 76(17):5103-5114.. 2016.
Relationship of prediagnostic body mass index with survival after colorectal cancer: Stage-specific associations.. International journal of cancer. 139(5):1065-72.. 2016.
Reliability of plasma lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) from repeated measures in healthy adults.. Cancer causes & control : CCC. 27(9):1163-1166.. 2016.
Trends in Dietary Supplement Use Among US Adults From 1999-2012.. JAMA. 316(14):1464-1474.. 2016.
Common variants in the obesity-associated genes FTO and MC4R are not associated with risk of colorectal cancer.. Cancer epidemiology. 44:1-4.. 2016.
Genome-Wide Interaction Analyses between Genetic Variants and Alcohol Consumption and Smoking for Risk of Colorectal Cancer.. PLoS genetics. 12(10):e1006296.. 2016.
Three new pancreatic cancer susceptibility signals identified on chromosomes 1q32.1, 5p15.33 and 8q24.21.. Oncotarget. 7(41):66328-66343.. 2016.
Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors by Histologic Subtype: An Analysis From the Ovarian Cancer Cohort Consortium.. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2016.
CYP24A1 variant modifies the association between use of oestrogen plus progestogen therapy and colorectal cancer risk.. British journal of cancer. 114(2):221-9.. 2016.
Anthropometric factors and thyroid cancer risk by histological subtype: pooled analysis of 22 prospective studies.. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association.. 2016.
Factors Associated with Multiple Biomarkers of Systemic Inflammation.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2016.
Common Genetic Variation and Survival after Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis: A Genome-Wide Analysis.. Carcinogenesis. 37(1):87-95.. 2016.
Contribution of health behaviors to the association between area-level socioeconomic status and cancer mortality.. Social science & medicine (1982). 148:52-58.. 2016.
Pooled analysis of active cigarette smoking and invasive breast cancer risk in 14 cohort studies.. International journal of epidemiology.. 2016.
Telomere structure and maintenance gene variants and risk of five cancer types.. International journal of cancer. 139(12):2655-2670.. 2016.
Aspirin and Cancer Risk.. JAMA oncology.. 2016.
Female chromosome X mosaicism is age-related and preferentially affects the inactivated X chromosome.. Nature communications. 7:11843.. 2016.
International pooled study on diet and bladder cancer: the bladder cancer, epidemiology and nutritional determinants (BLEND) study: design and baseline characteristics.. Archives of public health = Archives belges de santé publique. 74:30.. 2016.
A Model to Determine Colorectal Cancer Risk Using Common Genetic Susceptibility Loci.. Gastroenterology. 148(7):1330-9.e14.. 2015.
Identification of a Common Variant with Potential Pleiotropic Effect on Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Cancer.. Carcinogenesis. 36(9):999-1007.. 2015.
Characterization of large structural genetic mosaicism in human autosomes.. American journal of human genetics. 96(3):487-97.. 2015.