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Department of

Environmental Health

Susan Pinney, PhD

Professor, Associate Director for Population Sciences, UC Cancer Institute 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

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Deierlein, A. 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., Kheradmand, F., Davis, C. F., Scheurer, M. E., Wheeler, D., Tsavachidis, S., Armstrong, G., Simpson, C., Mandal, D., Kupert, E., Anderson, M., You, M., Xiong, D., Pikielny, C., Schwartz, A. G., Bailey-Wilson, J., Gaba, C., De Andrade, 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, ,

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

Rebholz, S. 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