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Topic: Cancer

Hal Morgenstern Hal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.
  • Recent projects examine medical versus chiropractic care in the treatment of low-back pain, use of cervical manipulation versus mobilization in the treatment of neck pain, and effects of marijuana use on the risks of lung and upper-aerodigestive-tract cancers.
  • Other recent studies focus on cancer incidence in the community surrounding the Rocketdyne Laboratory, the effects of occupational exposures to low-level ionizing radiation and chemicals on cancer mortality in nuclear and aerospace workers, and health-imp
  • Has also worked recently on forecasting health trends in California, the use of complementary and alternative medicine by adults in California, the effects of pool-fencing ordinances on childhood drowning in Los Angeles County, the occurrence of tardive dyskinesia among psychiatric patients treated with antipsychotics, and methods of ecologic analysis in epidemiology.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Cancer

Marisa EisenbergMarisa Eisenberg, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 763-2991 E-mail: marisae@umich.edu

  • Can discuss infectious diseases transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.     MORE

David GarabrantDavid Garabrant, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0753 E-mail: dhg@umich.edu

  • Current research concerns occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, neuroepidemiology and neurotoxic agents, colon cancer, pancreas cancer, environmental exposure to dioxins.     MORE

Hal MorgensternHal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.     MORE

Ken ResnicowKen Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail: kresnic@umich.edu

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor, PhD

Professor in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-3287 E-mail: jmgt@umich.edu

  • Works on theory and application of statistics to biomedical problems ranging from AIDS to cancer.     MORE

Brian Zikmund-FisherBrian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 936-9179 E-mail: bzikmund@umich.edu

  • Conducts applied research in health communication that uses experimental social science methods to identify factors that affect individual and organizational decision making about health and medical issues.      MORE

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