Kimberly Bertrand, ScD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology Section

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
ScD, Harvard School of Public Health



Dr. Bertrand’s research focuses on the epidemiology of breast cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, with an emphasis on understanding environmental, nutritional and lifestyle factors that may influence cancer risk. She recently joined the Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS), a prospective cohort study of over 59,000 African American women begun in 1995. She is also an investigator on a large pooling project of four epidemiologic studies, including the BWHS, to study genetic and nongenetic risk factors for breast cancer subtypes in African American women. Dr. Bertrand is actively involved in several epidemiologic research projects to study risk factors for high mammographic density, a strong independent predictor of breast cancer, and the role mammographic density and other risk factors may play in tumor aggressiveness. In addition, she has developed a special interest in understanding how exposures during early life, including young adulthood, adolescence, childhood, and the perinatal period, may impact cancer risk.

Epidemiologist
Boston University School of Medicine
Slone Epidemiology Center




RiRisk factors for molecular subtypes of NHL - a prospective evaluation
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
City of Hope NIH NCI
1R01CA202712-01A1




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  1. Burton A, Maskarinec G, Perez-Gomez B, Vachon C, Miao H, Lajous M, López-Ridaura R, Rice M, Pereira A, Garmendia ML, Tamimi RM, Bertrand K, Kwong A, Ursin G, Lee E, Qureshi SA, Ma H, Vinnicombe S, Moss S, Allen S, Ndumia R, Vinayak S, Teo SH, Mariapun S, Fadzli F, Peplonska B, Bukowska A, Nagata C, Stone J, Hopper J, Giles G, Ozmen V, Aribal ME, Schüz J, Van Gils CH, Wanders JOP, Sirous R, Sirous M, Hipwell J, Kim J, Lee JW, Dickens C, Hartman M, Chia KS, Scott C, Chiarelli AM, Linton L, Pollan M, Flugelman AA, Salem D, Kamal R, Boyd N, Dos-Santos-Silva I, McCormack V. Mammographic density and ageing: A collaborative pooled analysis of cross-sectional data from 22 countries worldwide. PLoS Med. 2017 Jun; 14(6):e1002335. PMID: 28666001.
  2. Bertrand KA, Giovannucci E, Rosner BA, Zhang SM, Laden F, Birmann BM. Dietary fat intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2 large prospective cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jun 28. PMID: 28659300.
  3. Yaghjyan L, Tamimi RM, Bertrand KA, Scott CG, Jensen MR, Pankratz VS, Brandt K, Visscher D, Norman A, Couch F, Shepherd J, Fan B, Chen YY, Ma L, Beck AH, Cummings SR, Kerlikowske K, Vachon CM. Interaction of mammographic breast density with menopausal status and postmenopausal hormone use in relation to the risk of aggressive breast cancer subtypes. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jun 17. PMID: 28624977.
  4. Nichols HB, Schoemaker MJ, Wright LB, McGowan C, Brook MN, McClain KM, Jones ME, Adami HO, Agnoli C, Baglietto L, Bernstein L, Bertrand KA, Blot WJ, Boutron-Ruault MC, Butler L, Chen Y, Doody MM, Dossus L, Eliassen AH, Giles GG, Gram IT, Hankinson SE, Hoffman-Bolton J, Kaaks R, Key TJ, Kirsh VA, Kitahara CM, Koh WP, Larsson SC, Lund E, Ma H, Merritt MA, Milne RL, Navarro C, Overvad K, Ozasa K, Palmer JR, Peeters PH, Riboli E, Rohan TE, Sadakane A, Sund M, Tamimi RM, Trichopoulou A, Vatten L, Visvanathan K, Weiderpass E, Willett WC, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Zheng W, Sandler DP, Swerdlow AJ. The Premenopausal Breast Cancer Collaboration: A pooling project of studies participating in the National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jun 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28600297.
  5. VoPham T, Bertrand KA, Hart JE, Laden F, Brooks MM, Yuan JM, Talbott EO, Ruddell D, Chang CH, Weissfeld JL. Pesticide exposure and liver cancer: a review. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Mar; 28(3):177-190. PMID: 28194594; DOI: 10.1007/s10552-017-0854-6;.
  6. Malkov S, Shepherd JA, Scott CG, Tamimi RM, Ma L, Bertrand KA, Couch F, Jensen MR, Mahmoudzadeh AP, Fan B, Norman A, Brandt KR, Pankratz VS, Vachon CM, Kerlikowske K. Erratum to: Mammographic texture and risk of breast cancer by tumor type and estrogen receptor status. Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Jan 04; 19(1):1. PMID: 28052757; DOI: 10.1186/s13058-016-0797-y;.
  7. Burton A, Byrnes G, Stone J, Tamimi RM, Heine J, Vachon C, Ozmen V, Pereira A, Garmendia ML, Scott C, Hipwell JH, Dickens C, Schüz J, Aribal ME, Bertrand K, Kwong A, Giles GG, Hopper J, Pérez Gómez B, Pollán M, Teo SH, Mariapun S, Taib NA, Lajous M, Lopez-Riduara R, Rice M, Romieu I, Flugelman AA, Ursin G, Qureshi S, Ma H, Lee E, Sirous R, Sirous M, Lee JW, Kim J, Salem D, Kamal R, Hartman M, Miao H, Chia KS, Nagata C, Vinayak S, Ndumia R, van Gils CH, Wanders JO, Peplonska B, Bukowska A, Allen S, Vinnicombe S, Moss S, Chiarelli AM, Linton L, Maskarinec G, Yaffe MJ, Boyd NF, Dos-Santos-Silva I, McCormack VA. Mammographic density assessed on paired raw and processed digital images and on paired screen-film and digital images across three mammography systems. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 19; 18(1):130. PMID: 27993168.
  8. Charlot M, Castro-Webb N, Bethea TN, Bertrand K, Boggs DA, Denis GV, Adams-Campbell LL, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR. Diabetes and breast cancer mortality in Black women. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Jan; 28(1):61-67.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27995352; DOI: 10.1007/s10552-016-0837-z;.
  9. Malkov S, Shepherd JA, Scott CG, Tamimi RM, Ma L, Bertrand KA, Couch F, Jensen MR, Mahmoudzadeh AP, Fan B, Norman A, Brandt KR, Pankratz VS, Vachon CM, Kerlikowske K. Mammographic texture and risk of breast cancer by tumor type and estrogen receptor status. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 06; 18(1):122. PMID: 27923387.
  10. Bertrand KA, Shingala J, Evens A, Birmann BM, Giovannucci E, Michaud DS. Periodontal disease and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. Int J Cancer. 2017 Mar 01; 140(5):1020-1026. PMID: 27861844; DOI: 10.1002/ijc.30518;.
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