Lisa Gallagher, DSc
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
DSc, Boston University School of Public Health



Dr. Gallagher’s research interests include environmental epidemiology, reproductive health, and child health outcomes. Her areas of expertise include applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for exposure assessment purposes and conducting large-scale occupational studies. Since 2001, she has worked as a member of the research team on the epidemiological studies of a Cape Cod, Massachusetts, birth cohort for a variety of outcomes and exposure to the drinking water contaminant tetrachloroethylene (PCE). She is currently a co-investigator on a study quantifying exposure to ultraviolet radiation, as a proxy for Vitamin D, and the risk of multiple sclerosis.


Lifetime UVB exposure, Vitamin D, and Multiple Sclerosis in a Cohort of U.S. Radiologic Technologists
09/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
University of California, San Diego Ntl Multiple Scl Soc





Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Gallagher LG, Webster TF, Aschengrau A. Exploring associations between prenatal solvent exposures and teenage drug and alcohol use: a retrospective cohort study. Environ Health. 2017 Mar 11; 16(1):26.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28283038; DOI: 10.1186/s12940-017-0232-6;.
  2. Aschengrau A, Gallagher LG, Winter MR, Vieira VM, Janulewicz PA, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. No Association Between Unintentional Head Injuries and Early-Life Exposure to Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-Contaminated Drinking Water. J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Oct; 58(10):1040-1045.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27513173.
  3. Reul NK, Li W, Gallagher LG, Ray RM, Romano ME, Gao D, Thomas DB, Vedal S, Checkoway H. Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Female Textile Workers in Shanghai, China, Exposed to Metals, Solvents, Chemicals, and Endotoxin: Follow-Up to a Nested Case-Cohort Study. J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Feb; 58(2):195-9. PMID: 26849264; PMCID: PMC4870312; DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000596;.
  4. Aschengrau A, Janulewicz PA, White RF, Vieira VM, Gallagher LG, Getz KD, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. Long-term Neurotoxic Effects of Early-life Exposure to Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated Drinking Water. Ann Glob Health. 2016 Jan-Feb; 82(1):169-79.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27325074; PMCID: PMC4916338; DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.01.013;.
  5. Gallagher L, Park RM, Checkoway H. Author response: Extended follow-up of lung cancer and non-malignant respiratory disease mortality among California diatomaceous earth workers. Occup Environ Med. 2016 Jan; 73(1):72. PMID: 26561506; DOI: 10.1136/oemed-2015-103362;.
  6. Aschengrau A, Winter MR, Vieira VM, Webster TF, Janulewicz PA, Gallagher LG, Weinberg J, Ozonoff DM. Long-term health effects of early life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort study. Environ Health. 2015; 14:36.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25889838; PMCID: PMC4397674; DOI: 10.1186/s12940-015-0021-z;.
  7. Gallagher LG, Park RM, Checkoway H. Extended follow-up of lung cancer and non-malignant respiratory disease mortality among California diatomaceous earth workers. Occup Environ Med. 2015 May; 72(5):360-5. PMID: 25759179; DOI: 10.1136/oemed-2014-102412;.
  8. Gallagher LG, Li W, Ray RM, Romano ME, Wernli KJ, Gao DL, Thomas DB, Checkoway H. Occupational exposures and risk of stomach and esophageal cancers: update of a cohort of female textile workers in Shanghai, China. Am J Ind Med. 2015 Mar; 58(3):267-75. PMID: 25611949; DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22412;.
  9. Ahmed I, Lee PC, Lill CM, Searles Nielsen S, Artaud F, Gallagher LG, Loriot MA, Mulot C, Nacfer M, Liu T, Biernacka JM, Armasu S, Anderson K, Farin FM, Lassen CF, Hansen J, Olsen JH, Bertram L, Maraganore DM, Checkoway H, Ritz B, Elbaz A. Lack of replication of the GRIN2A-by-coffee interaction in Parkinson disease. PLoS Genet. 2014 Nov; 10(11):e1004788. PMID: 25412286; PMCID: PMC4238979; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004788;.
  10. Kwon E, Gallagher LG, Searles Nielsen S, Franklin GM, Littell CT, Longstreth WT, Swanson PD, Checkoway H. Parkinson's disease and history of outdoor occupation. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Dec; 19(12):1164-6. PMID: 24044947; PMCID: PMC3927788; DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2013.08.014;.
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