Lynn A. Rosenberg, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

ScD, Harvard University
MS, Harvard University
MS, Boston University




Dr. Rosenberg’s research has been in the areas of cancer epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, and drug epidemiology, with an emphasis on women’s health, particularly that of African American women. She has carried out multiple studies of risk factors for cancers, including cancer of the breast, cervix, and colon, and for myocardial infarction. Particular interests have been the health effects of oral and injectable contraceptives and of noncontraceptive estrogens. Several important hypotheses have been raised by her studies: that alcohol consumption increases the incidence of breast cancer and that use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs decreases the incidence of large bowel cancer. Both hypotheses were subsequently confirmed in numerous studies. She is PI of the Black Women’s Health Study, the largest follow-up study of the health of African-American women yet conducted. The study has followed 59,000 black women from across the U.S. since 1995. The study has published 100 manuscripts on genetic and nongenetic risk factors for breast cancer, hypertension, diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosus, uterine fibroids, sarcoidosis, preterm birth, obesity, and mortality.  

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Boston University School of Public Health
Slone Epidemiology Center




A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women
09/30/2017 - 08/31/2022 (Multi-PI)
PI: Lynn A. Rosenberg, PhD
NIH/National Cancer Institute
3U01CA164974-10S1

Reducing Health Disparities for Black Women in the Treatment of Insomnia
03/01/2018 - 03/31/2022 (PI)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute


Oral Microbiome and Lung Cancer Risk
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center NIH NCI
5R01CA207466-04

Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival; the OCWAA consortium
04/01/2020 - 03/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Emory University NIH NCI
7R01CA207260-04

Sociodemographic disparities in SLE Incidence: Behavioral and Psychosocial Factors
09/21/2015 - 08/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NIAMS
5R01AR057327-10

MD-PBHS Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium
04/01/2017 - 12/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia NIH NCI
5R01CA207260-03

Weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and factors that affect neuroendocrine function
02/01/2016 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Inst on Minority Health and Health Disparities
4R01MD007015-05

A Follow-up Study for Causes of Illness in Black Women
09/01/2016 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Cancer Institute
5UM1CA164974-06

Environmental SLE Risk Factors in Prospective Cohorts
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. Rheumatology Res Fdn


A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women
09/21/2012 - 08/31/2016 (PI)
NIH/National Cancer Institute
5UM1CA164974-04

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2020 Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium 7R01CA207260-04 4
2020 A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women 5U01CA164974-10 21
2020 A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women 3U01CA164974-10S1 21
2019 Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium 5R01CA207260-03 4
2019 Oral Microbiome and Lung Cancer Risk 5R01CA207466-04 3
2019 A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women 5U01CA164974-09 21
2018 Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium 5R01CA207260-02 4
2018 Oral Microbiome and Lung Cancer Risk 5R01CA207466-03 3
2018 A Follow-up Study for Causes of Cancer in Black Women 5U01CA164974-08 21
2017 Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium 1R01CA207260-01A1 4
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  1. Sheehy S, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. High Consumption of Red Meat Is Associated with Excess Mortality Among African-American Women. J Nutr. 2020 Oct 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33024986
     
  2. Sponholtz TR, Bethea TN, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Boynton-Jarrett R, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Wise LA. Night Shift Work and Fecundability in Late Reproductive-Aged African American Women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2020 Jun 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32598212
     
  3. Lu D, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Shields AE, Orr EH, DeVivo I, Cozier YC. Perceived racism in relation to telomere length among African American women in the Black Women's Health Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2019 08; 36:33-39.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31387775
     
  4. Barber LE, Bertrand KA, Rosenberg L, Battaglia TA, Palmer JR. Pre- and perinatal factors and incidence of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2019 Jan; 30(1):87-95.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30498869
     
  5. Sponholtz TR, Palmer JR, Rosenberg LA, Hatch EE, Adams-Campbell LL, Wise LA. Exogenous Hormone Use and Endometrial Cancer in U.S. Black Women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 05; 27(5):558-565.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29475971
     
  6. Hong CC, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Liu S, Hu Q, Yao S, Lunetta KL, Haddad SA, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Bensen JT, Cheng TD, Bandera EV, Rosenberg LA, Haiman CA, Lee K, Evans SS, Abrams SI, Repasky EA, Olshan AF, Palmer JR, Ambrosone CB. Genetic Variants in Immune-Related Pathways and Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women in the AMBER Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 03; 27(3):321-330.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29339359
     
  7. Chollet-Hinton L, Olshan AF, Nichols HB, Anders CK, Lund JL, Allott EH, Bethea TN, Hong CC, Cohen SM, Khoury T, Zirpoli GR, Borges VF, Rosenberg LA, Bandera EV, Ambrosone CB, Palmer JR, Troester MA. Biology and Etiology of Young-Onset Breast Cancers among Premenopausal African American Women: Results from the AMBER Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Dec; 26(12):1722-1729.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28903991
     
  8. Bacon KL, Stuver SO, Cozier YC, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Ruiz-Narváez EA. Perceived racism and incident diabetes in the Black Women's Health Study. Diabetologia. 2017 Nov; 60(11):2221-2225.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28812096
     
  9. Sponholtz TR, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Hatch EE, Adams-Campbell LL, Wise LA. Reproductive factors and incidence of endometrial cancer in U.S. black women. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Jun; 28(6):579-588.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28361447; DOI: 10.1007/s10552-017-0880-4;
     
  10. Heaton B, Gordon NB, Garcia RI, Rosenberg L, Rich S, Fox MP, Cozier YC. A Clinical Validation of Self-Reported Periodontitis Among Participants in the Black Women's Health Study. J Periodontol. 2017 Jun; 88(6):582-592.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28088874; DOI: 10.1902/jop.2017.160678;
     
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Bar chart showing 275 publications over 34 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2007 and 2010 and 2013

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201318
201415
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