Beth A. Mueller

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Program in Epidemiology
University of Washington
School of Public Health and Community Medicine
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
P.O. Box 19024
Mailstop M4-C308
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States


Phone: (206) 667-4630
Fax: (206) 667-5948


Dr.P.H., Tulane University, Epidemiology, 1984.
M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles, Maternal & Child Health, 1980.
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Biocybernetics, 1976.

Research Interests

* The roles of maternal, gestational, and early life factors and early environmental exposures in the occurrence of childhood cancer and autoimmune diseases
* Reproductive history in relation to cancer and cancer survival in women
* Reproductive outcomes among male and female childhood cancer survivors
* Maternal, gestational, and early life factors and early environmental exposures in relation to reproductive outcomes such as malformations, fetal death, low birth weight, and preterm delivery
* Improving exposure assessment methods in epidemiologic studies of prenatal and childhood exposures
*Teaching epidemiologic data analysis techniques to graduate students at the University of Washington


Reading, Writing, Speaking

Spanish: Basic, Basic, Basic


Recent Publications

Searles Nielsen S, Mueller BA, Preston-Martin S, Farin FM, Holly EA, McKean-Cowdin R.  2011.  Childhood Brain Tumors and Maternal Cured Meat Consumption in Pregnancy: Differential Effect by Glutathione S-Transferases.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 20(11):2413-2419. Abstract

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