Shanshan Sheehy, ScD (Publish under Shanshan Li)
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Slone Epidemiology Center

MD, Fudan University
ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MSc, McGill University
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My research interests include: pregnancy complications, cardiovascular disease, and modifiable risk factor to reduce cardiovascular health disparity.

Center Faculty Member
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Slone Epidemiology Center

An assessment of environmental and neighborhood-level risk factors for subfertility among Black women in the U.S.
04/10/2023 - 01/31/2028 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Amelia K. Wesselink, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Apolipoprotein L1 variants and risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth in African American women
05/01/2021 - 04/30/2024 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

Pregnancy complications in relation to stroke risk in African American women
06/15/2020 - 01/31/2024 (PI)
NIH/National Inst on Minority Health and Health Disparities


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  1. Sheehy S, Palmer JR, Cozier Y, Bertrand KA, Rosenberg L. Vitamin D and risk of hypertension among Black women. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2023 Feb; 25(2):168-174.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36606491; PMCID: PMC9903189; DOI: 10.1111/jch.14615;
  2. Yang J, Tobias DK, Li S, Bhupathiraju SN, Ley SH, Hinkle SN, Qian F, Chen Z, Zhu Y, Bao W, Chavarro JE, Hu FB, Zhang C. Habitual coffee consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes in individuals with a history of gestational diabetes - a prospective study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2022 Dec 19; 116(6):1693-1703.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36373514; PMCID: PMC9761754; DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqac241;
  3. McCormick N, Lu N, Yokose C, Joshi AD, Sheehy S, Rosenberg L, Warner ET, Dalbeth N, Merriman TR, Saag KG, Zhang Y, Choi HK. Racial and Sex Disparities in Gout Prevalence Among US Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Aug 01; 5(8):e2226804. PMID: 35969396; PMCID: PMC9379746; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.26804;
  4. Yiannakou I, Barber LE, Li S, Adams-Campbell LL, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Petrick JL. A Prospective Analysis of Red and Processed Meat Intake in Relation to Colorectal Cancer in the Black Women's Health Study. J Nutr. 2022 May 05; 152(5):1254-1262.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34910194; PMCID: PMC9071344; DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxab419;
  5. Sheehy S, Fonarow GC, Holmes DN, Lewis WR, Matsouaka RA, Piccini JP, Zhi L, Bhatt DL. Seasonal Variation of Atrial Fibrillation Admission and Quality of Care in the United States. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 02 15; 11(4):e023110. PMID: 35156386; PMCID: PMC9245801; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.023110;
  6. Yau MS, Dubreuil M, Li S, Inamdar V, Peloquin C, Felson DT. Validation of knee osteoarthritis case identification algorithms in a large electronic health record database. Osteoarthr Cartil Open. 2022 Mar; 4(1).View Related Profiles. PMID: 35601472; PMCID: PMC9122022; DOI: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2021.100229;
  7. Castro-Webb N, Cozier YC, Barbhaiya M, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Li S, Costenbader KH, Rosenberg L. Association of macronutrients and dietary patterns with risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in the Black Women's Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 10 04; 114(4):1486-1494.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34225359; PMCID: PMC8488878; DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqab224;
  8. Williams AD, Kanner J, Grantz KL, Ouidir M, Sheehy S, Sherman S, Robledo C, Mendola P. Air pollution exposure and risk of adverse obstetric and neonatal outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes. Environ Res. 2021 06; 197:111152. PMID: 33844969; PMCID: PMC8190832; DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.111152;
  9. Zhang X, Liu Y, Li S, Lichtenstein AH, Chen S, Na M, Veldheer S, Xing A, Wang Y, Wu S, Gao X. Alcohol consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and mortality: a prospective cohort study. Nutr J. 2021 Feb 01; 20(1):13. PMID: 33522924; PMCID: PMC7852289; DOI: 10.1186/s12937-021-00671-y;
  10. Sheehy S, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. High Consumption of Red Meat Is Associated with Excess Mortality Among African-American Women. J Nutr. 2020 12 10; 150(12):3249-3258.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33024986; PMCID: PMC7726124; DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxaa282;
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2017-2018 Boston University: The Academy for Faculty Advancement
2017 Boston University: The Wing Tat Lee Award
2016 National Institute of Health: The Fellows Award for Research Excellence
2015 Annals of Epidemiology: Outstanding Reviewer
2014-2016 Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human: Intramural training fellowship
2014 Harvard University: Harvard Chinese Scholar Distinguished Life Science Research Award
2014 American Heart Association: Epidemiology and Prevention Early Career Travel Grant
2013 American Heart Association: Get With The Guideline Young Investigator Research Seed Grant
2012 Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health: Teaching Award
2009-2010 Task Force on Design and Analysis Traineeship in Oral Health Research Awards
2008 International Association of Dental Research and American Association of Dental Research Bloc Travel
2007-2012 Harvard University: Presidential Scholarship
2005 Fellowships of La Fondation de l’Ordredes Dentistes du Quebec for excellent research findings
2004-2006 Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University: Hong Kong Fellowship
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