Marilie Gammon


Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

  2104-E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
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Campus Box 7435
Chapel Hill 27599-7435
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1989 Yale University School of Medicine PhD, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
1982 University of Washington, Seattle MSPH, Epidemiology & International Health
1974 University of California, Berkeley BS, Conservation of Natural Resources
EPID 726 Epidemiologic Research Methods Syllabus
Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Environment (general)
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Women’s health
Research activities

Epidemiology of breast cancer risk and survival; Epidemiology of esophageal cancer risk and survival by histologic subtype; Environmental risk factors; Nutritional risk factors; Exogenous hormone use; Molecular epidemiology.

Current Positions

Since : 2003 Professor
  Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
Since : 2002 Deputy Director
  Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, University of North
Carolina School of Public Health
Key publications
Cohen SS, Gammon MD, North KE, Millikan RC, Lange EM, Williams SM, Zheng W, Cai Q, Long J, Smith JR, Signorello LB, Blot WJ, Matthews CE (2011)
ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1, and ADIPOR2 polymorphisms in relation to serum adiponectin levels and BMI in Black and White women..
Obesity (Silver Spring): vol.PMID: 21273992

Bradshaw PT, Ibrahim JG, Gammon MD (2010)
A Bayesian proportional hazards regression model with non-ignorably missing time-varying covariates..
Stat Med.: vol.29(29), p.3017-29.

Mordukhovich I, Rossner P Jr, Terry MB, Santella R, Zhang YJ, Hibshoosh H, Memeo L, Mansukhani M, Long CM, Garbowski G, Agrawal M, Gaudet MM, Steck SE, Sagiv SK, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Conway-Dorsey K, Gammon MD (2010)
Associations between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures and p53 mutations in breast tumors..
Environ Health Perspect.: vol.118(4), p.511-8.

Cleveland RJ, Gammon MD, Long CM, Gaudet MM, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM (2010)
Common genetic variations in the LEP and LEPR genes, obesity and breast cancer incidence and survival..
Breast Cancer Res Treat.: vol.120(3), p.745-52.

Crew KD, Gammon MD, Steck SE, Hershman DL, Cremers S, Dworakowski E, Shane E, Terry MB, Desai M, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM (2009)
Association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer risk..
Cancer Prev Res (Phila): vol.2(6), p.598-604.