Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB) senior staff mentor junior staff, visiting fellows, and students, serve as journal reviewers, and are editors or members of editorial boards:
Branch staff are active on NIH, NCI and DCEG committees:
HREB senior scientists are active members of a variety of consortial groups and are involved with providing support to a number of national and international committees and advisory groups:
Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch Awards:
2009 - American College of Epidemiology’s Abraham Lilienfeld Award
2008 - University of North Carolina H.A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award
2008 - NIH Group Merit Award for the Polish breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer study
2007 - Noted as one of NCI’s top 10 female scientists in NIH Women in Science (Publication from NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health, ORWH)
2007 - NIH Merit Award for "Selflessly and brilliantly guiding HREB, combining scientific leadership, administrative excellence and unparalleled caring mentorship"
2004 - DCEG Exemplary Service Award
2003 - NIH Group Merit Award for "Outstanding leadership and expertise in seamlessly planning and executing the NCI Workshop, Early Reproductive Events and Breast Cancer"
2002 - NIH Plain Language Award
2001 - NIH Quality of Life Award
2011 - Outstanding Research Paper by a Fellow award for the paper Cigarette Smoking and Adenocarcinomas of the Esophagus and Esophagogastric Junction: A Pooled Analysis From the International BEACON Consortium.
2010 - Invited Speaker, Gordon Research Conference, Environmental Endocrine Disruptors, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2009 - Selected to attend AACR Pathobiology of Cancer Workshop, The Edward A. Smuckler Memorial Workshop, Snowmass, CO
2009 - Invited speaker, Masters in Public Health Course, The George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington DC
2008 - NCI/DCEG Molecular Epidemiology Course Award for the research proposal entitled “A Pilot Study of Methylation Profiles for Testicular Germ Cell Tumors”
2008 - NCI Director’s Intramural Innovation Career Development Award for the research proposal entitled “Serum Iron Levels and the Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers”
2008 - NCI/DCEG Fellowship Achievement Award
2008 - NCI/DCEG Fellows Award for Research Excellence for the research project entitled “Endogenous DNA Damage and Risk of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors"
2007 - American College of Epidemiology Best Poster Award for the research project “Testicular Germ Cell Tumors and Childhood Physical Activity”
2005 - Royal Society of Medicine’s Young Epidemiologist of the Year Award (Second Prize)
2013 - NCI Funding Award to Advance Research on Cancers in Women
2010 - NCI Director’s Intramural Innovation Principal Investigator Award
2008 - NCI/Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Intramural Research Award
2007 - NCI Cancer Prevention Research Training Merit Award
2007 - NCI Director’s Intramural Innovation Career Development Award
2006 - NCI/Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Intramural Research Award
2006 - NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
2012 - NIH Merit Award for Women's Health Activities Committee2011 NCI Office of Science Planning and Assessment and the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health, Award to Advance Research on Cancers in Women
2008 - NCI/Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Molecular Epidemiology Research Funding Award
2008 - NCI Merit Award in Cancer Prevention Research Training
2010 - NCI Outstanding Mentor Award
2006 - ORD Award to conduct a workshop on testicular cancer
2006 - DCCPS Award for contributions as a liver cancer expert
2006 - NIH Merit Award for "Completion of the Servicemen's Testicular Tumor Environmental and Endocrine Determinants Study, a novel investigation which should provide etiologic insights regarding this poorly understood tumor"
2014 - DCEG Fellows Award for Research Excellence
2013 - Selected participant for AACR Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop
2013 - NCI Director's Intramural Innovation Award, Career Development Award for Research proposal entitled "Cross-species comparison of metabolic markers in serous epithelial ovarian cancer"
2012 - NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
2012 - NCI Director's Intramural Innovation Award, Career Development for research proposal entitled "Serologic markers of pelvic inflammatory disease and ovarian cancer risk"
2011 - NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
2009 - Sallie Rosen Kaplan Cancer Research Training Fellowship
2012 - Director's Intramural Innovation Career Development Award, National Cancer Institute: Development and Evaluation of a Human Papillomavirus Methylation Assay to Study Risk of Cervical Precancer
2012 - NIH Merit Award for the development of DNA methylation that enhance our understanding of the molecular epidemiology of gynecologic tumors"
2009 - Intramural Research Award (IRA): Methylation profiling of ovarian cancer in two population-based studies: Development of a marker panel for assessing etiologic heterogeneity and early detection.
2008 - Intramural Research Award (IRA):Micro-RNA profiling of cervical precancer and cancer in the Study to Understand Cervical Cancer Early Endpoints and Determinants (SUCCEED).