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Program Members

Co-Leaders

Irwin, Melinda Liggett

  • Office: (203) 785-6392

Zhu, Yong

  • Office: (203) 785-4844
     

Members

Adelson, Kerin Bess

Research Interests: She is focused on the field of cancer quality and the impact the changing economic and technological environment will have on the practice of cancer medicine.

  • Appt: (203) 200-2328

Bernstein, Steven L.

Research Interests: Smoking cessation; Healthcare access; Information technology; Disparities

  • Office: (203) 737-3574

Bradley, Elizabeth H.

Research Interests: Global health; Implementation science; Hospice care; Cardiovascular disease and quality of care; Management research

  • Office: (203) 499-7351

Cartmel, Brenda

Research Interests: Nutrition; Cancer prevention; Cancer survivorship

  • Office: (203) 764-9083

Chagpar, Anees B.

  • Appt: (203) 200-2328

Claus, Elizabeth Brooks

Research Interests: Meningioma; Genome-wide association study; DCIS; Low-grade glioma; Risk prediction; Genetic epidemiology; CNS breast metastases; Intra-operative MRI; LCIS; Acoustic neuroma; Radiation-associated meningioma; stereotatic radiotherapy

  • Office: (203) 785-6415
  • Appt: (617) 732-6858

Deziel, Nicole Cardello

  • Office: (203) 785-6062
  • Lab: (203) 764-5986

Dubrow, Robert

Research Interests: Glioma; Glioblastoma; HIV-related malignancies; Immunosuppression and cancer

  • Office: (203) 785-2853

Ferrucci, Leah McArthur

Research Interests: Skin cancer; indoor tanning; modifiable cancer risk factors; cancer survivorship; colorectal cancer, nutritional epidemiology

  • Office: (203) 764-9088

Gould Rothberg, Bonnie Elyssa

Research Interests: Molecular cancer epidemiology; Cancer prognosis; Melanoma; Skin cancer; Lung cancer; Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs); Tuberous Sclerosis Complex; Next generation sequencing; Somatic tumor mutations; Germline genetic variation; Immunohistochemistry-based biomarkers; Biospecimens and biobanking; Lifestyle choices associated with cancer outcome

  • Office: (203) 737-6313
  • Lab: (203) 737-3407
  • Appt: (203) 789-4044

Gross, Cary P

Research Interests: Cancer policy; Health policy; Comparative effectiveness; Cancer outcomes; Research ethics and integrity

  • Office: (203) 737-7624
  • Lab: (203) 737-7624
  • Appt: (203) 688-2471

Holford, Theodore R

Research Interests: Development and application of statistical methods in health research; Methodology for the analysis of spatial and temporal trends in disease

  • Office: (203) 785-2822

Jones, Beth A.

Research Interests: Cancer; Health disparities; Breast cancer; Mammography screening; African american; Black; Hispanic/latino; Breast density; Neighborhood; Racism; Obesity; Communication; GST-polymorphisms; P53; Survival

  • Office: (203) 764-7207
  • Lab: (203) 764-5834

Kadan-Lottick, Nina

Research Interests: Late outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer with an emphasis on neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes; Second malignancies; Osteoporosis

  • Office: (203) 785-4640
  • Appt: (203) 785-4081

Kapo, Jennifer M.

  • Office: (203) 737-4353
  • Appt: (203) 200-4363

Kim, Anthony W

  • Appt: (203) 200-5864

Knobf, Tish

Research Interests: Interventions to enhance health outcomes for women diagnosed and surviving cancer.

    Krishnan-Sarin, Suchitra

    Research Interests: Substance use; Alcohol; Tobacco; Marijuana; Adolescent; Developmental; Prevention; Cessation; Biobehavioral

    • Office: (203) 974-7595

    Kwei, Stephanie Lynn

    Research Interests: Breast reconstruction

    • Office: (203) 785-2286
    • Appt: (203) 785-2286

    Lannin, Donald R

    Research Interests: Breast disease and cancer; Clinical trial for the study of tamoxifen and raloxifene (STAR trial)

    • Office: (203) 200-2328
    • Appt: (203) 200-2328

    Lin, Haiqun

    Research Interests: Statistical methods for time-varying biological responses

    • Office: (203) 785-4707

    Ma, Shuangge Steven

    Research Interests: Bioinformatics; Survival analysis; Semiparametric methods; Cancer study; Mental disorders; Health economics

    • Office: (203) 785-3119

    Ma, Xiaomei

    Research Interests: Cancer etiology; cancer outcomes research; epidemiological methods

    • Office: (203) 785-3880

    Marks, Asher Michael

    Research Interests: Adolescent Oncology; Pediatric Neuro-Oncology; Long Term Effects

    • Appt: (203) 785-4640

    Mayne, Susan T

    Research Interests: Nutritional epidemiology of chronic diseases; Nutrition and cancer prevention and survivorship; Cancer epidemiology and genetics

    • Office: (203) 785-6274

    McCorkle, Ruth

    • Office: (203) 737-4137

    McKee, Sherry

    Research Interests: Behavioral pharmacology; Gender differences; Medication development; Medication screening; Alcohol; Tobacco;

    • Office: (203) 737-3529
    • Appt: (203) 974-5730

    Mougalian, Sarah

    Research Interests: Comparative effectiveness and outcomes in patients with breast cancer.

    • Appt: (203) 200-2328

    Niccolai, Linda M.

    Research Interests: Sexually transmitted infections; Human papillomavirus vaccine; HIV; Epidemiologic methods

    • Office: (203) 785-7834

    Nunez-Smith, Marcella

    Research Interests: Healthcare workforce diversity; Cancer disparities; Patient assessment of healthcare experiences; Healthcare system strengthening to address chronic disease in low and middle resource settings; Discrimination in health care systems; Role of race in professional experiences

    • Office: (203) 785-6454
    • Appt: (203) 688-2471

    O'Malley, Stephanie Samples

    Research Interests: Medications development for alcoholism and smoking; Risk reduction and young adult drinking; tobacco regulatory science; treatment methodology; patient treatment matching; biomarkers of treatment response

    • Office: (203) 974-7590

    Puchalski, Jonathan Thomas

    • Office: (203) 737-5699
    • Appt: (203) 688-5864

    Ratner, Elena

    Research Interests: Ovarian cancer; Cancer genetics; Cancer prophylaxis; Micro RNA; Sexuality

    • Office: (203) 785-6301
    • Appt: (203) 200-4176

    Risch, Harvey A

    Research Interests: Cancer etiology and prevention; Epidemiologic methods; Pancreatic cancer; Ovarian cancer; Gastric cancer; Esophageal cancer; Expert work-product

    • Office: (203) 785-2848

    Salovey, Peter

    Research Interests: Health Communication; Health Behavior; Human Emotion

    • Office: (203) 432-2550

    Sanft, Tara

    Research Interests: Delivery of treatment summaries and survivorship care plans; Symptom management; Interventions that optimize health and longevity in the cancer survivor

    • Appt: (203) 200-2328

    Sells, Dave

    Research Interests: Therapeutic Relationships; Disease Survivorship; Experiential Depth; Empathy; Mixed Methodology

      Shebl, Fatma M.

      Research Interests: HCV response to treatment; Natural history of HCV infection; Immune response; Infection-related cancer; Cancer epidemiology; Cancer immunology; Inflammation; Research methodology

      • Office: (203) 785-6232

      Sheth, Sangini S

      Research Interests: Reproductive health access and outcomes; HIV; HPV vaccine; Management and treatment of HPV-related disease; Contraception utilization; Maternal morbidity and mortality; Adolescents;

      • Appt: (203) 688-5555

      Silber, Andrea Lynn Maria

      • Appt: (203) 867-5425

      Sofuoglu, Mehmet

      Research Interests: Tobacco addiction; Cocaine addiction; Clinical trials; Human laboratory studies

      • Office: (203) 937-4809

      Toll, Benjamin A.

      Research Interests: Smoking cessation clinical trials; Quitline studies; Smoking cessation with cancer patients; Secondary analyses of clinical trial data; Analyses of mediators and moderators of treatment; Assessment, methods, and psychometrics

      • Office: (203) 974-5767
      • Appt: (203) 688-1378

      Wang, Shiyi

      Research Interests: Cost-effectiveness analysis; Comparative effectiveness analysis; Meta-analysis; Outcomes research; Simulation modeling

      • Office: (203) 785-2886

      Weinberger, Andrea Hope

      Research Interests: Nicotine dependence; Smoking cessation; Smoking relapse; Withdrawal; Gender differences; Co-morbidity; Expectancies; Treatment Development

      • Office: (203) 974-7598

      Yu, Herbert

      Research Interests: Gene-environment interaction in cancer development and progression; Energy balance and mitogenic growth factors in cancer; Lifestyle's impact on epigenetic regulation in relation to cancer risk and prognosis; Molecular markers for cancer detection, prognosis and treatment

      • Office: (808) 421-9375
      • Lab: (203) 785-7062

      Zhang, Yawei

      Research Interests: Cancer epidemiology; Etiology; Survivorship; Adverse birth outcomes; Genomics

      • Office: (203) 785-6210

      Zheng, Tongzhang

      Research Interests: Environmental exposures, gene polymorphisms, gene-environment interaction and human health; Cancer epidemiology and etiology

      • Office: (203) 785-2882