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Frank E. Speizer, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 525-2275
Fax: (617) 525-2066


frank.speizer@channing.harvard.edu

Frank E. Speizer, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Professor, Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health
  • Edward H. Kass Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Physician, Channing Laboratory, Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Professor of Environmental Science, Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

Major research interests in chronic disease epidemiology with specific expertise in respiratory diseases and cardiovascular and cancers in women. Founding principal investigator of the Nurses' Health Study, a cohort of 121,000 women followed regularly since 1976. Additional interest in air pollution health effects research.

Publications

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  • Carter BD, Abnet CC, Feskanich D, Freedman ND, Hartge P, Lewis CE, Ockene JK, Prentice RL, Speizer FE, Thun MJ, Jacobs EJ. Smoking and mortality--beyond established causes. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:631-40. PubMed
  • Charlton BM, Rich-Edwards JW, Colditz GA, Missmer SA, Rosner BA, Hankinson SE, Speizer FE, Michels KB. Oral contraceptive use and mortality after 36 years of follow-up in the Nurses' Health Study: prospective cohort study. BMJ 2014; 349:g6356. PubMed
  • Kim DH, Smith-Warner SA, Spiegelman D, Yaun SS, Colditz GA, Freudenheim JL, Giovannucci E, Goldbohm RA, Graham S, Harnack L, Jacobs EJ, Leitzmann M, Mannisto S, Miller AB, Potter JD, Rohan TE, Schatzkin A, Speizer FE, Stevens VL, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, Terry P, Toniolo P, Weijenberg MP, Willett WC, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Hunter DJ. Pooled analyses of 13 prospective cohort studies on folate intake and colon cancer. Cancer Causes Control 2010; 21:1919-30. PubMed
  • Baik CS, Strauss GM, Speizer FE, Feskanich D. Reproductive factors, hormone use, and risk for lung cancer in postmenopausal women, the Nurses' Health Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19:2525-33. PubMed
  • Feskanich D, Bain C, Chan AT, Pandeya N, Speizer FE, Colditz GA. Aspirin and lung cancer risk in a cohort study of women: dosage, duration and latency. Br J Cancer 2007; 97:1295-9. PubMed
  • Gates MA, Feskanich D, Speizer FE, Hankinson SE. Operating room nursing and lung cancer risk in a cohort of female registered nurses. Scand J Work Environ Health 2007; 33:140-7. PubMed
  • Rich DQ, Mittleman MA, Link MS, Schwartz J, Luttmann-Gibson H, Catalano PJ, Speizer FE, Gold DR, Dockery DW. Increased risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes associated with acute increases in ambient air pollution. Environ Health Perspect 2006; 114:120-3. PubMed