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Environmental Health

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Susan Pinney, PhD

Professor; Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Genetics Professor, Department of Environmental Health, UC College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati
  • BSN: University of Pennsylvania
  • MS: University of Michigan

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

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Deierlein,; rea L.; Wolff, M. S.; Pajak, A.; Pinney, S. M.; Windham, G. C.; Galvez, M. P.; Silva, M. J.; Calafat, A. M.; Kushi, L. H.; Biro, F. M.; Teitelbaum, S. L.; 2016. Longitudinal associations of phthalate exposures during childhood and body size measurements in young girls. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), ,

Liu, Y.; Kheradm; , F.; Davis, C. F.; Scheurer, M. E.; Wheeler, D.; Tsavachidis, S.; Armstrong, G.; Simpson, C.; M; al, D.; Kupert, E.; ; erson, M.; You, M.; Xiong, D.; Pikielny, C.; Schwartz, A. G.; Bailey-Wilson, J.; Gaba, C.; De; rade, M.; Yang, P.; Pinney, S. M.; Amos, C. I.; Spitz, M. R.; 2016. Focused Analysis of Exome Sequencing Data for Rare Germline Mutations in Familial and Sporadic Lung Cancer. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 11 1, 52-61

Miller, M.; Bailey, B.; Govindarajah, V.; Levin, L.; Metzger, T.; Pinney, S. M.; Leung, Y.; Ho, S.; 2016. A community survey on knowledge of the impact of environmental and epigenetic factors on health and disease. Perspectives in public health, ,

Rebholz S. J. T. H. R. X. C. C. A. P. S. W. L.; 2016. Hypercholesterolemia with consumption of PFOA-laced Western diets is dependent on strain and sex of mice. Toxicology Reports, 3 , 46

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. B. A. J. S. B. F. P. S. C. D. R. J. L. C.; 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,; reas; 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.; M; al, D.; Schwartz, A. G.; Yang, P.; de; rade, M.; Pikielny, C.; Byun, J.; Li, Y.; Stambolian, D.; Spitz, M. R.; Liu, Y.; Amos, C. I.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; ; erson, 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 C.; ler, D.; Dorn, L. D.; 2014. Hormone changes in peripubertal girls. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 99 10, 3829-35

Deierlein,; rea 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,; ra 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.; ; erson, 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.; ; erson, M.; Liu, Y.; Succop, P.; Levin, L.; Wang, J.; Wikenheiser-brokamp, K.; Chen, P.; Pinney, S. M.; Macdonald, T.; Dong, Z.; Starnes, S.; ra; 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,; rew 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; rade, M. A.; Yang, P.; Schwartz, A. G.; Fain, P. R.; Gazdar, A.; Minna, J.; Wiest, J. S.; Zeng, D.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, D.; You, M.; Coons, T.; Gaba, C.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; ; erson, 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; rade, M. A.; Li, Y.; Kupert, E.; You, M.; Schwartz, A. G.; Yang, P.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; M; al, D.; Lee, J.; Kupert, E.; Seminara, D.; Minna, J.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; Amos, C. I.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; M; al, D.; Lee, J.; Kupert, E.; Seminara, D.; Minna, J.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; Spitz, M.; Amos, C. I.; ; erson, 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,; reas; 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; rade, M.; Petersen, G. M.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P. R.; Schwartz, A. G.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, D.; Kupert, E.; Lee, J.; Seminara, D.; Minna, J.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Wu, Y.; Cunningham, J. M.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P. R.; Schwartz, A. G.; Girard, L.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, D.; Coons, T.; Lee, J.; Kupert, E.; Seminara, D.; Minna, J.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; Amos, C. I.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Petersen, G. M.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P. R.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, 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.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Yang, P.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P. R.; Schwartz, A. G.; Gazdar, A.; Gaba, C.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, D.; Kupert, E.; Seminara, D.; Viswanathan, A.; Govindan, R.; Minna, J.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Yang, P.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P. R.; Schwartz, A. G.; Gazdar, A.; Minna, J.; Gaba, C.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, D.; Kupert, E.; Seminara, D.; Liu, Y.; Viswanathan, A.; Govindan, R.; ; erson, 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; rade, M.; Wiest, J. S.; Fain, P.; Schwartz, A. G.; You, M.; Franklin, W.; Klein, C.; Gazdar, A.; Rothschild, H.; M; al, 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.; ; erson, 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

Rebholz, S.; ra L.; Jones, T.; Herrick, R. L.; Xie, C.; Calafat, A. M.; Pinney, S. M.; Woollett, L. A.; . Hypercholesterolemia with consumption of PFOA-laced Western diets is dependent on strain and sex of mice. Toxicology reports, 3 , 46-54

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