Congratulations to Dr. Yaghjyan, recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

Lusine Yaghyjan, Ph.D., joined the Department of Epidemiology in 2013 as an Assistant Professor. She received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Cincinnati and continued her research as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington University. Her areas of expertise include the epidemiology of breast cancer; mammographic breast density as a breast cancer risk factor; molecular cancer epidemiology; benign breast disease; breast stem cells; the role of intestinal microbiome in breast carcinogenesis; epigenetics in cancer; environmental exposures (endocrine disruptors) and gene-environment interactions in the etiology of breast cancer.