Lusine Yaghjyan

Lusine Yaghjyan,

Associate Professor

Department: Department of Epidemiology
Business Phone: (352) 294-5940
Business Email: lyaghjyan@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2020
PHC7934 Seminar I: Epidemiology Past, Present, and Future
2015-2021
PHC7595 Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology
2014-2020
PHC6000 Epidemiology Methods I
2015-2017,2019-2020
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2015-2017,2019-2020
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2017-2019
PHC6011 Epidemiology Methods II
2015-2018
PHC6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2018,2021
PHC7918 Independent Study
2017
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2014-2016
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2015,2022-2023
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2014-2015
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2021-2023
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience
2022
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-1626-5340

Publications

2022
Associations of coffee/caffeine consumption with postmenopausal breast cancer risk and their interactions with postmenopausal hormone use
European Journal of Nutrition. [DOI] 10.1007/s00394-022-02899-8.
2022
Associations of established breast cancer risk factors with urinary estrogens in postmenopausal women
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-021-01528-9.
2022
Associations of Oral Contraceptives with Mammographic Breast Density in Premenopausal Women.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-0853. [PMID] 34862209.
2021
Association between rice consumption and risk of cancer incidence in the California Teachers Study
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-021-06230-7.
2021
Association of Interactions Between Mammographic Density Phenotypes and Established Risk Factors With Breast Cancer Risk, by Tumor Subtype and Menopausal Status.
American journal of epidemiology. [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwaa131. [PMID] 32639533.
2021
Associations of reproductive breast cancer risk factors with breast tissue composition
Breast Cancer Research. [DOI] 10.1186/s13058-021-01447-2. [PMID] 34225771.
2021
Early-Life and Adult Adiposity, Adult Height, and Benign Breast Tissue Composition.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1348. [PMID] 33288551.
2021
Gut microbiome, body weight, and mammographic breast density in healthy postmenopausal women.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-021-01420-6. [PMID] 33772705.
2020
Adolescent caffeine consumption and mammographic breast density in premenopausal women
European Journal of Nutrition. [DOI] 10.1007/s00394-019-02018-0. [PMID] 31152213.
2020
Association of Adipose Tissue Distribution With Type 2 Diabetes in Breast Cancer Patients.
Breast cancer : basic and clinical research. [DOI] 10.1177/1178223420972369. [PMID] 33281450.
2020
Associations of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medications with mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-020-01321-0. [PMID] 32476101.
2020
COVID-19 in patients with cancer.
The Lancet. Oncology. [DOI] 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30668-9. [PMID] 33271096.
2020
Future Research Suggestions for Multigene Testing in Unselected Populations.
JAMA oncology. [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0128. [PMID] 32215575.
2020
LC-HRMS of derivatized urinary estrogens and estrogen metabolites in postmenopausal women.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jchromb.2020.122288. [PMID] 32769047.
2020
Microbiota composition in bilateral healthy breast tissue and breast tumors
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-020-01338-5.
2020
Risk factors for delayed viral suppression on first-line antiretroviral therapy among persons living with HIV in Haiti, 2013-2017.
PloS one. [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0240817. [PMID] 33119631.
2020
Uterine cancer in breast cancer survivors: a systematic review
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-019-05516-1.
2019
Associations of mammographic breast density with breast stem cell marker-defined breast cancer subtypes
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-019-01207-w. [PMID] 31352658.
2019
Continuous Rural-Urban Coding for Cancer Disparity Studies: Is It Appropriate for Statistical Analysis?
International journal of environmental research and public health. [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph16061076. [PMID] 30917515.
2019
Effect of Hospitalizations on Physical Activity Patterns in Mobility-Limited Older Adults.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. [DOI] 10.1111/jgs.15631. [PMID] 30452084.
2019
Healthy behavioral choices and cancer screening in persons living with HIV/AIDS are different by sex and years since HIV diagnosis
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-019-1135-3. [PMID] 30739240.
2019
Interaction between frailty and sex on mortality after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.01.086. [PMID] 31147120.
2018
Associations of coffee consumption and caffeine intake with mammographic breast density
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-018-4667-4. [PMID] 29340883.
2018
Interactions between Alcohol Consumption and Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Relation to Breast Cancer-Free Survival.
Journal of breast cancer. [DOI] 10.4048/jbc.2018.21.2.158. [PMID] 29963111.
2018
Interactions of alcohol and postmenopausal hormone use in regards to mammographic breast density
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-018-1053-9. [PMID] 29938357.
2018
Interactions of coffee consumption and postmenopausal hormone use in relation to breast cancer risk in UK Biobank
Cancer Causes & Control. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-018-1028-x.
2018
RE: The Association Between Dietary Quality and Overall and Cancer-Specific Mortality Among Cancer Survivors, NHANES III.
JNCI cancer spectrum. [DOI] 10.1093/jncics/pky044. [PMID] 31361274.
2017
Association between air pollution and mammographic breast density in the Breast Cancer Surveilance Consortium.
Breast cancer research : BCR. [DOI] 10.1186/s13058-017-0828-3. [PMID] 28381271.
2017
Interaction of mammographic breast density with menopausal status and postmenopausal hormone use in relation to the risk of aggressive breast cancer subtypes
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-017-4341-2. [PMID] 28624977.
2017
Interactions of Family History of Breast Cancer with Radiotherapy in Relation to the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence.
Journal of breast cancer. [DOI] 10.4048/jbc.2017.20.4.333. [PMID] 29285037.
2017
Tissue-based associations of mammographic breast density with breast stem cell markers.
Breast cancer research : BCR. [DOI] 10.1186/s13058-017-0889-3. [PMID] 28851411.
2016
Adolescent fiber intake and mammographic breast density in premenopausal women.
Breast cancer research : BCR. [DOI] 10.1186/s13058-016-0747-8. [PMID] 27520794.
2016
Associations of individual characteristics and lifestyle factors with metabolism of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate in NHANES 2001-2012.
Environmental research. [DOI] 10.1016/j.envres.2016.05.002. [PMID] 27174780.
2016
Maternal exposure to di-2-ethylhexylphthalate and adverse delivery outcomes: A systematic review.
Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.). [DOI] 10.1016/j.reprotox.2016.07.002. [PMID] 27412369.
2016
Moving microbiota research toward establishing causal associations that represent viable targets for effective public health interventions.
Annals of epidemiology. [DOI] 10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.03.011. [PMID] 27133768.
2016
Reproductive factors related to childbearing and mammographic breast density.
Breast cancer research and treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-016-3884-y. [PMID] 27351801.
2015
Associations of urinary phthalates with body mass index, waist circumference and serum lipids among females: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004.
International journal of obesity (2005). [DOI] 10.1038/ijo.2015.8. [PMID] 25644057.
2015
Mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk: interactions of percent density, absolute dense, and non-dense areas with breast cancer risk factors.
Breast cancer research and treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-015-3286-6. [PMID] 25677739.
2015
Postmenopausal mammographic breast density and subsequent breast cancer risk according to selected tissue markers.
British journal of cancer. [DOI] 10.1038/bjc.2015.315. [PMID] 26335607.
2014
Racial disparities in healthy behaviors and cancer screening among breast cancer survivors and women without cancer: National Health Interview Survey 2005.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-014-0365-7. [PMID] 24634091.
2014
Serum Biomarkers of Polyfluoroalkyl Compound Exposure in Young Girls in Greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay Area, USA
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2014
Serum biomarkers of polyfluoroalkyl compound exposure in young girls in Greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay Area, USA.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987). [DOI] 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.09.008. [PMID] 24095703.
2013
Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to the time since the mammogram.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0169. [PMID] 23603205.
2012
Mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk by menopausal status, postmenopausal hormone use and a family history of breast cancer.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-012-9936-7. [PMID] 22438073.
2012
Physical activity and mammographic breast density: a systematic review
.
2012
Physical activity and mammographic breast density: a systematic review.
Breast cancer research and treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-012-2152-z. [PMID] 22814722.
2012
Relationship between breast cancer risk factors and mammographic breast density in the Fernald Community Cohort
.
2012
Relationship between breast cancer risk factors and mammographic breast density in the Fernald Community Cohort.
British journal of cancer. [DOI] 10.1038/bjc.2012.1. [PMID] 22281662.
2012
Vitamin D and mammographic breast density: a systematic review.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-011-9851-3. [PMID] 21984232.
2011
Estrogens in the breast tissue: a systematic review.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-011-9729-4. [PMID] 21286801.
2011
Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to tumor characteristics.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djr225. [PMID] 21795664.
2011
Mammographic breast density assessment: a methods study
Atlas Journal of Medical & Biological Sciences.
Associations of reproductive breast cancer risk factors with breast tissue composition
. [DOI] 10.21203/rs.3.rs-62424/v1.

Grants

May 2021 ACTIVE
Biobanking for Breast Cancer Prevention and Disparity Research in Florida
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: H LEE MOFFITT CANCER CTR via FL DEPT OF HLTH BANKHEAD-COLEY CANCER RE
Dec 2019 ACTIVE
The role of breast stem cells in breast cancer etiology and risk prediction
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
Jul 2015 – Jun 2022
Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance Seed Grants
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL
Feb 2015 ACTIVE
UF Health Cancer Center Pilot Project Grants funded through the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL
Jan 2015 ACTIVE
UF Health Cancer Center Bridge Seed Grant funded through the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5940
Emails:
Business:
lyaghjyan@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
2004 MOWRY RD RM 4216
GAINESVILLE FL 32611