Fellow, NCI Training Institute for Dissemination & Implementation Research in Cancer, 2018
Areas of Expertise
Select Urban Health Activities
New York Mammographic Density (NY MaDe) Study: This ongoing study investigates mammographic breast density and breast cancer screening and prevention behaviors in a socially diverse population.
Growing Wiser Project: This study focuses on understanding and addressing the over-use of breast cancer screening in older women.
Tehranifar P, Rodriguez CB, April-Sanders A, Desperito E, Schmitt KM. Migration history, language acculturation and mammographic breast density. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 Feb 23
Akinyemiju TF, Genkinger JM, Farhat M, Wilson A. Gary-Webb TL, Tehranifar P. Residential environment and breast cancer incidence and mortality: a systematic review and meta analysis. BMC Cancer. 2015; 28;15:191.
Tehranifar P, Goyal A, Phelan JC, Link BG, Liao Y, Fan X, Desai M, Terry MB. Age at cancer diagnosis, amenability to medical interventions, and racial/ethnic disparities in cancer mortality. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Apr;27(4):553-60
Tehranifar P, Protacio A, Schmitt K, Desperito E, Oskar S, Potter AJ, Engmann NJ, Terry MB. The metabolic syndrome and mammographic breast density in a racially diverse and predominantly immigrant sample of women. Cancer Causes Control 2015
Tehranifar P, Wu HC, Shriver T, Cloud AJ, Terry MB. Validation of family cancer history data in high-risk families: the influence of cancer site, ethnicity, kinship degree, and multiple family reporters, Am J Epidemiol 2015;181(3):204-12.
Tehranifar P, Wu HC, Fan X, Flom JD, Ferris JS, Cho YH, Gonzalez K, Santella RM, Terry MB. Early life socioeconomic factors and genomic DNA methylation in mid-life. Epigenetics 2013; 8(1):23-7
Tehranifar P, Reynolds D, Flom J, Fulton L, Liao Y, Kudadjie-Gyamfi E, Terry MB. Reproductive and menstrual factors and mammographic density in African American, Caribbean, and white women. Cancer Causes Control Feb 17 2011
Phelan JC, Link BG, Tehranifar P Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities: theory, evidence, and policy implications. J Health Soc Behav 51 Suppl S28-40 2010
Tehranifar P, Neugut AI, Phelan JC, Link GB, Liao Y, Desai M, Terry MB Medical advances and racial/ethnic disparities in cancer survival Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prevention 18 2701-8 2009
Tehranifar P, Liao Y, Flom J, Terry MB Validity of Self-reported Birthweight by Adult Women: Sociodemographic Influences and Implications for Lifecourse Studies Am J Epidemiol 170 910-7 2009