Yawei Zhang MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Departments & Organizations

Environmental Influences

Cancer Prevention and Control

School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences | Global Health Concentration

Cancer Prevention and Control

Research Interests

Cancer epidemiology; Etiology; Survivorship; Adverse birth outcomes  more...


  • M.D., Western China University of Medical Science, 1993
  • M.P.H., Yale University, 2003
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Chen Y, Zheng T, Lan Q, Foss F, Kim C, Chen X, Dai M, Li Y, Holford T, Leaderer B, Boyle P, Chanock S, Rothman N, Zhang Y. Cytokine polymorphisms in Th1/Th2 pathway, body mass index, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood 2011 117(2): 585-90. PMID: 20952689
  • Zhang Y, Zhu C, Curado MP, Zheng T, Boyle P. Changing patterns of bladder cancer in the United States: evidence of heterogeneous disease. BJU Int 2011 May 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011. PMID: 21592300
  • Zhang Y, Hughes KJ, Zahm SH, Zhang YQ, Holford T, Dai L, Bai Y, Qin Q, Lan Q, Rothman N, Han X, Leaderer B, Zheng T. Genetic variations in xenobiotic metabolic pathway genes modify the relationship between personal hair dye use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. American Journal of Epidemiology 2009 170(10): 1222-30. PMID: 19822571



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