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Marilie Gammon, PhD

Marilie Gammon, PhD

Department of Epidemiology
  • 2104-E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
  • CB #7435
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Representative Courses

Epidemiologic Research Methods | Syllabus

Research Activities

Research interests

    Environment (general)
    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

Key Publications

Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Among Breast Cancer Survivors. P Bradshaw, M Gammon, N Khankari, A Neugut, J Stevens, S Teitelbaum (2016). Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 27(1), 6-13.

Vehicular Traffic-Related Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure and Breast Cancer Incidence: The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project (LIBCSP). J Beyea, L Engel, M Gammon, M Hatch, A Herring, R Millikan, I Mordukhovich, A Neugut, D Richardson, P Rossner, R Santella, S Shantakumar, S Steck, S Stellman, S Teitelbaum (2016). Environmental health perspectives, 124(1), 30-8.

Sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are associated with gene-specific promoter methylation in women with breast cancer. M Beth Terry, J Beyea, J Chen, K Conway, S Eng, L Engel, M Gammon, M Hatch, Y Hee Cho, H Hibshoosh, L McCullough, I Mordukhovich, A Neugut, R Santella, S Steck, S Stellman, S Teitelbaum, A White, X Xu (2016). Environmental research, 145.

Organochlorine insecticides DDT and chlordane in relation to survival following breast cancer. R Cleveland, S Eng, L Engel, M Gammon, N Khankari, A Neugut, H Parada, S Teitelbaum, A White, M Wolff (2016). International journal of cancer, 138(3), 565-75.

DNA methylation modifies the association between obesity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. P Bradshaw, J Chen, Y Cho, M Gammon, G Garbowski, H Hibshoosh, N Khankari, L McCullough, A Neugut, R Santella, S Teitelbaum, M Terry, A White (2016). Breast cancer research and treatment, 156(1), 183-94.


PhD, Epidemiology, Yale University, 1989

DDS, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1982

BS, Ecology (CNR), University of California, Berkeley, 1974

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