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Department of

Environmental Health

Susan Pinney, PhD

Professor, Associate Director for Population Sciences, UC Cancer Institute<br>Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Genetics Professor, Department of Environmental Health, UC College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati

Contact Information
  • University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health
  • Kettering Hall, Room 208
  • Office 513-558-0684
  • Email Susan.Pinney@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Cattran, A. M., Kalkwarf, H. J., Pinney, S. M., Huang, B., & Biro, F. M. 2015. Bone Density and Timing of Puberty in a Longitudinal Study of Girls. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 28 3, 170-2

Mervish, N. A., Pajak, A., Teitelbaum, S. L., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G. C., Kushi, L. H., Biro, F. M., Valentin-Blasini, L., Blount, B. C., & Wolff, M. S. 2015. Thyroid Antagonists (Perchlorate, Thiocyanate, and Nitrate) and Childhood Growth in a Longitudinal Study of U.S. Girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, ,

Pinney, S. M., & Biro, F. M. 2015. Letter to the editor re Morollo-Frosh "Communicating results in post-Belmont era biomonitoring studies". Environmental Research, ,

Wang J, Betancourt A, Jenkins S, Biro FM, Pinney SM, Chen D, Russo J, Lamartinere CA 2015. . Altered blood proteome in girls with high urine concentrations of bisphenol A, genistein, mono-ethyl hexylphthalate and mono-benzyl phthalate MOJ Proteomics & Bioinformatics, 2 2,

Windham, G. C., Pinney, S. M., Voss, R. W., Sjodin, A., Biro, F. M., Greenspan, L. C., Stewart, S., Hiatt, R. A., & Kushi, L. H. 2015. Brominated Flame Retardants and Other Persistent Organohalogenated Compounds in Relation to Timing of Puberty in a Longitudinal Study of Girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, ,

Wolff, M. S., Teitelbaum, S. L., McGovern, K., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G. C., Galvez, M., Pajak, A., Rybak, M., Calafat, A. M., Kushi, L. H., & Biro, F. M. 2015. Environmental phenols and pubertal development in girls. Environment International, 84 , 174-80

Wolff, M. S., Teitelbaum, S. L., McGovern, K., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G. C., Galvez, M., Pajak, A., Rybak, M., Calafat, A. M., Kushi, L. H., & Biro, F. M. 2015. Environmental phenols and pubertal development in girls. Environment International, 84 , 174-80

Xiong, D., Wang, Y., Kupert, E., Simpson, C., Pinney, S. M., Gaba, C. R., Mandal, D., Schwartz, A. G., Yang, P., de Andrade, M., Pikielny, C., Byun, J., Li, Y., Stambolian, D., Spitz, M. R., Liu, Y., Amos, C. I., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Anderson, M., & You, M. 2015. A recurrent mutation in PARK2 is associated with familial lung cancer. American Journal of Human Genetics, 96 2, 301-8

Yang, S., Pinney, S. M., Mallick, P., Ho, S., Bracken, B., & Wu, T. 2015. Impact of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers and Carboxymethyllysine (an Advanced Glycation End Product) on Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Study. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, ,

Biro, F. M., Pinney, S. M., Huang, B., Baker, E. R., Walt Chandler, D., & Dorn, L. D. 2014. Hormone changes in peripubertal girls. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 99 10, 3829-35

Deierlein, A. L., Galvez, M. P., Yen, I. H., Pinney, S. M., Biro, F. M., Kushi, L. H., Teitelbaum, S., & Wolff, M. S. 2014. Local food environments are associated with girls' energy, sugar-sweetened beverage and snack-food intakes. Public Health Nutrition, , 1-7

Hong, C., Pajak, A., Teitelbaum, S. L., Vangeepuram, N., Galvez, M., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G., Kushi, L. H., Biro, F. M., & Wolff, M. S. 2014. Younger pubertal age is associated with allergy and other atopic conditions in girls. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology : Official Publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, ,

Humblet, O., Diaz-Ramirez, L. G., Balmes, J. R., Pinney, S. M., & Hiatt, R. A. 2014. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and asthma among children 12-19 years of age: NHANES (1999-2008). Environmental Health Perspectives, 122 10, 1129-33

Kale, A., Deardorff, J., Lahiff, M., Laurent, C., Greenspan, L. C., Hiatt, R. A., Windham, G., Galvez, M. P., Biro, F. M., Pinney, S. M., Teitelbaum, S. L., Wolff, M. S., Barlow, J., Mirabedi, A., Lasater, M., & Kushi, L. H. 2014. Breastfeeding Versus Formula-Feeding and Girls' Pubertal Development. Maternal and Child Health Journal, ,

Langevin, S. M., Pinney, S. M., Leung, Y., & Ho, S. 2014. Does epigenetic drift contribute to age-related increases in breast cancer risk? Epigenomics, 6 4, 367-9

Lu-Fritts, P., Kottyan, L. C., James, J. A., Xie, C., Buckholz, J. M., Pinney, S. M., & Harley, J. B. 2014. Association of systemic lupus erythematosus with uranium exposure in a community living near a uranium-processing plant: a nested case-control study. Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.), 66 11, 3105-12

Mervish, N., McGovern, K. J., Teitelbaum, S. L., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G. C., Biro, F. M., Kushi, L. H., Silva, M. J., Ye, X., Calafat, A. M., & Wolff, M. S. 2014. Dietary predictors of urinary environmental biomarkers in young girls, BCERP, 2004-7. Environmental Research, 133 , 12-9

Pinney, S. M., Biro, F. M., Windham, G. C., Herrick, R. L., Yaghjyan, L., Calafat, A. M., Succop, P., Sucharew, H., Ball, K. M., Kato, K., Kushi, L. H., & Bornschein, R. 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), 184 , 327-34

Vangeepuram, N., McGovern, K. J., Teitelbaum, S., Galvez, M. P., Pinney, S. M., Biro, F. M., Kushi, L. H., & Wolff, M. S. 2014. Asthma and physical activity in multiracial girls from three US sites. The Journal of Asthma : Official Journal of the Association For the Care of Asthma, 51 2, 193-9

Wolff, M. S., Teitelbaum, S. L., McGovern, K., Windham, G. C., Pinney, S. M., Galvez, M., Calafat, A. M., Kushi, L. H., & Biro, F. M. 2014. Phthalate exposure and pubertal development in a longitudinal study of US girls. Human Reproduction (Oxford, England), 29 7, 1558-66

Biro, F. M., Greenspan, L. C., Galvez, M. P., Pinney, S. M., Teitelbaum, S., Windham, G. C., Deardorff, J., Herrick, R. L., Succop, P. A., Hiatt, R. A., Kushi, L. H., & Wolff, M. S. 2013. Onset of breast development in a longitudinal cohort. Pediatrics, 132 6, 1019-27

Blomkalns, A. L., Gavrila, D., Thomas, M., Neltner, B. S., Blanco, V. M., Benjamin, S. B., McCormick, M. L., Stoll, L. L., Denning, G. M., Collins, S. P., Qin, Z., Daugherty, A., Cassis, L. A., Thompson, R. W., Weiss, R. M., Lindower, P. D., Pinney, S. M., Chatterjee, T., & Weintraub, N. L. 2013. CD14 directs adventitial macrophage precursor recruitment: role in early abdominal aortic aneurysm formation. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2 2, e000065

Hillman, J. B., Huang, B., Pinney, S. M., & Biro, F. M. 2013. Early pubertal development and insulin sensitivity among school-aged girls: mediation via adiposity. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 26 1, 47-50

Mervish, N. A., Gardiner, E. W., Galvez, M. P., Kushi, L. H., Windham, G. C., Biro, F. M., Pinney, S. M., Rybak, M. E., Teitelbaum, S. L., & Wolff, M. S. 2013. Dietary flavonol intake is associated with age of puberty in a longitudinal cohort of girls. Nutrition Research (New York, N.Y.), 33 7, 534-42

Silver, S. R., Bertke, S. J., Hein, M. J., Daniels, R. D., Fleming, D. A., Anderson, J. L., Pinney, S. M., Hornung, R. W., & Tseng, C. 2013. Mortality and ionising radiation exposures among workers employed at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center (1951-1985). Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 70 7, 453-63

Yaghjyan, L., Mahoney, M. C., Succop, P., Wones, R., Buckholz, J., & Pinney, S. M. 2012. Relationship between breast cancer risk factors and mammographic breast density in the Fernald Community Cohort. British Journal of Cancer, 106 5, 996-1003

Chen, A., Chung, E., DeFranco, E. A., Pinney, S. M., & Dietrich, K. N. 2011. Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Environmental Research, 111 6, 831-7

Hernick, A. D., Brown, M. K., Pinney, S. M., Biro, F. M., Ball, K. M., & Bornschein, R. L. 2011. Sharing unexpected biomarker results with study participants. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119 1, 1-5

Kupert, E., Anderson, M., Liu, Y., Succop, P., Levin, L., Wang, J., Wikenheiser-brokamp, K., Chen, P., Pinney, S. M., Macdonald, T., Dong, Z., Starnes, S., & Lu, S. 2011. Plasma secretory phospholipase A2-IIa as a potential biomarker for lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules. BMC Cancer, 11 , 513

McKibben, J. M., McKay, R. T., Freeman, A. G., Levin, L. S., Pinney, S. M., & Alshaikh, E. 2011. Redefining spirometry hesitating start criteria based on the ratio of extrapolated volume to timed FEVs. Chest, 140 1, 164-9

Amos, C. I., Pinney, S. M., Li, Y., Kupert, E., Lee, J., de Andrade, M. A., Yang, P., Schwartz, A. G., Fain, P. R., Gazdar, A., Minna, J., Wiest, J. S., Zeng, D., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., You, M., Coons, T., Gaba, C., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., & Anderson, M. W. 2010. A susceptibility locus on chromosome 6q greatly increases lung cancer risk among light and never smokers. Cancer Research, 70 6, 2359-67

Biro, F. M., Galvez, M. P., Greenspan, L. C., Succop, P. A., Vangeepuram, N., Pinney, S. M., Teitelbaum, S., Windham, G. C., Kushi, L. H., & Wolff, M. S. 2010. Pubertal assessment method and baseline characteristics in a mixed longitudinal study of girls. Pediatrics, 126 3, e583-90

Fang, S., Pinney, S. M., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., de Andrade, M. A., Li, Y., Kupert, E., You, M., Schwartz, A. G., Yang, P., Anderson, M. W., & Amos, C. I. 2010. Ordered subset analysis identifies loci influencing lung cancer risk on chromosomes 6q and 12q. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention : A Publication of the American Association For Cancer Research, Cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 19 12, 3157-66

Liu, P., Vikis, H. G., Lu, Y., Wang, Y., Schwartz, A. G., Pinney, S. M., Yang, P., de Andrade, M., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Mandal, D., Lee, J., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Minna, J., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2010. Cumulative effect of multiple loci on genetic susceptibility to familial lung cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention : A Publication of the American Association For Cancer Research, Cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 19 2, 517-24

Liu, P., Yang, P., Wu, X., Vikis, H. G., Lu, Y., Wang, Y., Schwartz, A. G., Pinney, S. M., de Andrade, M., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Mandal, D., Lee, J., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Minna, J., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Spitz, M., Amos, C. I., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2010. A second genetic variant on chromosome 15q24-25.1 associates with lung cancer. Cancer Research, 70 8, 3128-35

Wagner, S. E., Burch, J. B., Bottai, M., Pinney, S. M., Puett, R., Porter, D., Vena, J. E., & Hébert, J. R. 2010. Hypertension and hematologic parameters in a community near a uranium processing facility. Environmental Research, 110 8, 786-97

Windham, G. C., Pinney, S. M., Sjodin, A., Lum, R., Jones, R. S., Needham, L. L., Biro, F. M., Hiatt, R. A., & Kushi, L. H. 2010. Body burdens of brominated flame retardants and other persistent organo-halogenated compounds and their descriptors in US girls. Environmental Research, 110 3, 251-7

Wolff, M. S., Teitelbaum, S. L., Pinney, S. M., Windham, G., Liao, L., Biro, F., Kushi, L. H., Erdmann, C., Hiatt, R. A., Rybak, M. E., & Calafat, A. M. 2010. Investigation of relationships between urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols and pubertal stages in girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118 7, 1039-46

Liu, Y., Liu, P., Wen, W., James, M. A., Wang, Y., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., Pinney, S. M., Yang, P., de Andrade, M., Petersen, G. M., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P. R., Schwartz, A. G., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Kupert, E., Lee, J., Seminara, D., Minna, J., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2009. Haplotype and cell proliferation analyses of candidate lung cancer susceptibility genes on chromosome 15q24-25.1. Cancer Research, 69 19, 7844-50

Wones, R., Pinney, S. M., Buckholz, J. M., Deck-Tebbe, C., Freyberg, R., & Pesce, A. 2009. Medical monitoring: a beneficial remedy for residents living near an environmental hazard site. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 51 12, 1374-83

You, M., Wang, D., Liu, P., Vikis, H., James, M., Lu, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, M., Chen, Q., Jia, D., Liu, Y., Wen, W., Yang, P., Sun, Z., Pinney, S. M., Zheng, W., Shu, X., Long, J., Gao, Y., Xiang, Y., Chow, W., Rothman, N., Petersen, G. M., de Andrade, M., Wu, Y., Cunningham, J. M., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P. R., Schwartz, A. G., Girard, L., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Coons, T., Lee, J., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Minna, J., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., & Anderson, M. W. 2009. Fine mapping of chromosome 6q23-25 region in familial lung cancer families reveals RGS17 as a likely candidate gene. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Research, 15 8, 2666-74

Hornung, R. W., Pinney, S. M., Lodwick, J., Killough, G. G., Brewer, D. E., & Nasuta, J. 2008. Estimation of radon exposures to workers at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center 1952-1988. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 18 5, 512-23

Liu, P., Vikis, H. G., Wang, D., Lu, Y., Wang, Y., Schwartz, A. G., Pinney, S. M., Yang, P., de Andrade, M., Petersen, G. M., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P. R., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Coons, T., Lee, J., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Minna, J., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Wu, X., Spitz, M. R., Eisen, T., Houlston, R. S., Amos, C. I., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2008. Familial aggregation of common sequence variants on 15q24-25.1 in lung cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 100 18, 1326-30

Vikis, H., Sato, M., James, M., Wang, D., Wang, Y., Wang, M., Jia, D., Liu, Y., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., Pinney, S. M., Petersen, G. M., de Andrade, M., Yang, P., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P. R., Schwartz, A. G., Gazdar, A., Gaba, C., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Viswanathan, A., Govindan, R., Minna, J., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2007. EGFR-T790M is a rare lung cancer susceptibility allele with enhanced kinase activity. Cancer Research, 67 10, 4665-70

Wang, M., Vikis, H. G., Wang, Y., Jia, D., Wang, D., Bierut, L. J., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., Pinney, S. M., Petersen, G. M., de Andrade, M., Yang, P., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P. R., Schwartz, A. G., Gazdar, A., Minna, J., Gaba, C., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Kupert, E., Seminara, D., Liu, Y., Viswanathan, A., Govindan, R., Anderson, M. W., & You, M. 2007. Identification of a novel tumor suppressor gene p34 on human chromosome 6q25.1. Cancer Research, 67 1, 93-9

Wolff, M. S., Teitelbaum, S. L., Windham, G., Pinney, S. M., Britton, J. A., Chelimo, C., Godbold, J., Biro, F., Kushi, L. H., Pfeiffer, C. M., & Calafat, A. M. 2007. Pilot study of urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols in girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115 1, 116-21

Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Amos, C. I., Pinney, S. M., Petersen, G. M., de Andrade, M., Wiest, J. S., Fain, P., Schwartz, A. G., You, M., Franklin, W., Klein, C., Gazdar, A., Rothschild, H., Mandal, D., Coons, T., Slusser, J., Lee, J., Gaba, C., Kupert, E., Perez, A., Zhou, X., Zeng, D., Liu, Q., Zhang, Q., Seminara, D., Minna, J., & Anderson, M. W. 2004. A major lung cancer susceptibility locus maps to chromosome 6q23-25. American Journal of Human Genetics, 75 3, 460-74

Pinney, S. M., Freyberg, R. W., Levine, G. E., Brannen, D. E., Mark, L. S., Nasuta, J. M., Tebbe, C. D., Buckholz, J. M., & Wones, R. 2003. Health effects in community residents near a uranium plant at Fernald, Ohio, USA. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, 16 2, 139-53

Woo, J. G., & Pinney, S. M. 2002. Retrospective smoking history data collection for deceased workers: completeness and accuracy of surrogate reports. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 44 10, 915-23

Linz, D. H., Pinney, S. M., Keller, J. D., White, M., & Buncher, C. R. 1998. Cluster analysis applied to building-related illness. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 40 2, 165-71

Radack, K. L., Pinney, S. M., & Livingston, G. K. 1995. Sources of variability in the human lymphocyte micronucleus assay: a population-based study. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 26 1, 26-36

Middaugh, D. A., Pinney, S. M., & Linz, D. H. 1992. Sick building syndrome. Medical evaluation of two work forces. Journal of Occupational Medicine. : Official Publication of the Industrial Medical Association, 34 12, 1197-203

Lemasters, G. K., & Pinney, S. M. 1989. Employment status as a confounder when assessing occupational exposures and spontaneous abortion. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 42 10, 975-81

Geraghty, S. R., Pinney, S. M., Sethuraman, G., Roy-Chaudhury, A., & Kalkwarf, H. J. . Breast milk feeding rates of mothers of multiples compared to mothers of singletons. Ambulatory Pediatrics : the Official Journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 4 3, 226-31

Rollison, D. E., Helzlsouer, K. J., & Pinney, S. M. . Personal hair dye use and cancer: a systematic literature review and evaluation of exposure assessment in studies published since 1992. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Part B, Critical Reviews, 9 5, 413-39