Marilie Gammon

Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
2104-E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
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

Key publications

Bradshaw PT, Ibrahim JG, Cleveland RJ, Stevens J, Satia JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Post-diagnosis physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 2014;145(3):735-42.

McCullough LE, Santella RM, Cleveland RJ, Millikan RC, Olshan AF, North KE, Bradshaw PT, Eng SM, Terry MB, Shen J, Crew KD, Rossner P, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes, recreational physical activity and breast cancer risk. International Journal of Cancer 2014;134(3):654-63.

Khankari NK, Bradshaw PT, McCullough LE, Teitelbaum SL, Steck SE, Fink BN, Xu X, Ahn J, Ambrosone CB, Crew KD, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Chen J, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Genetic variation in multiple biologic pathways, flavonoid intake and breast cancer. Cancer Causes Control 2014;25(2):215-26.

White A J, Teitelbaum SL, Wolff MS, Britton JA, Stellman SD, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Exposure to fogger trucks and breast cancer incidence in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: a case-control study. Environmental Health 2013 Mar 15;12:24.

Hoyo C+, Cook MB+, Kamangar F, Freedman ND, Whiteman DC, Bernstein L, Brown LM, Risch HA, Ye W, Sharp L, Wu AH, Ward MH, Casson AG, Murray LJ, Corley DA, Nyrén O, Vaughan TL, Chow W-H, Gammon MD. (+Joint first authors; contributed equally in the preparation of this manuscript.) Body mass index and oesophageal and oesophagogastric junction adenocarcinomas in men and women: a pooled analysis from the international BEACON consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012;41(6):1706-1718.

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