Ph.D., University of Washington, Biostatistics, 1989.
M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, Mathematics, 1983.
My interests and areas of expertise are:
Design, analysis, and conduct of randomized trials
Chronic disease prevention research
Ovarian cancer, including biomarkers, screening, and risk
American Statistical Association
International Biometric Society
Society for Controlled Clinical Trials
1995-2002, Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Biostatistics
1989-1995, Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Biostatistics, Public Health Sciences
1989-1997, Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Public Health, Biostatistics
Optimal cutoffs of obesity measures in relation to cancer risk in postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative Study.. Journal of women's health (2002). 24(3):218-27.. 2015.
Oral bisphosphonate use and risk of postmenopausal endometrial cancer.. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 33(10):1186-90.. 2015.
Leveraging biospecimen resources for discovery or validation of markers for early cancer detection.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107(4). 2015.
Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer mortality: clinical implications.. Therapeutic advances in drug safety. 6(2):45-56.. 2015.
Inflammation and oxidative stress markers and esophageal adenocarcinoma incidence in a Barrett's esophagus cohort.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 23(11):2393-403.. 2014.
Economic Return From the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin Clinical Trial: A Modeling Study.. Annals of internal medicine. 160(9):594-602.. 2014.
Intraindividual variability over time in plasma biomarkers of inflammation and effects of long-term storage.. Cancer causes & control : CCC.. 2014.
Use of CA125 and HE4 serum markers to predict ovarian cancer in elevated-risk women.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2014.
Sex hormone associations with breast cancer risk and the mediation of randomized trial postmenopausal hormone therapy effects.. Breast cancer research : BCR. 16(2):R30.. 2014.
Randomised phase II study of docetaxel plus vandetanib versus docetaxel followed by vandetanib in patients with persistent or recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal carcinoma: SWOG S0904.. European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990).. 2014.
Body mass index, physical activity, and mortality in women diagnosed with ovarian cancer: Results from the Women's Health Initiative.. Gynecologic oncology. 133(1):4-10.. 2014.
Efficacy of yoga for vasomotor symptoms: a randomized controlled trial.. Menopause (New York, N.Y.). 21(4):339-46.. 2014.
Regression Calibration in Nutritional Epidemiology: Example of Fat Density and Total Energy in Relationship to Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.. American journal of epidemiology.. 2013.
Menopausal hormone therapy and health outcomes during the intervention and extended poststopping phases of the Women's Health Initiative randomized trials.. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 310(13):1353-68.. 2013.
Sex hormone levels and risk of breast cancer with estrogen plus progestin.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105(19):1496-503.. 2013.
Menopausal quality of life: RCT of yoga, exercise, and omega-3 supplements.. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2013.
Conduct of the Women's Health Initiative randomised trial evaluating estrogen plus progestin: implications for breast cancer findings.. The journal of family planning and reproductive health care / Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. 39(3):226-8.. 2013.
Longitudinal Screening Algorithm That Incorporates Change Over Time in CA125 Levels Identifies Ovarian Cancer Earlier Than a Single-Threshold Rule.. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 31(3):387-92.. 2013.
Lessons learned from the Women's Health Initiative trials of menopausal hormone therapy.. Obstetrics and gynecology. 121(1):172-6.. 2013.
Risk of recurrent Helicobacter pylori infection 1 year after initial eradication therapy in 7 Latin American communities.. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 309(6):578-86.. 2013.