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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention
 

Vicky Chang, Ph.D., M.P.H., joined the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB) as a postdoctoral fellow in 2021. Dr. Chang earned her Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Canada, in 2020. Her dissertation research focused on the association between iron and risk of breast cancer, including the role of oxidative stress-related genes. Dr. Chang received her M.P.H. in epidemiology from the University of Toronto and her B.Sc. in microbiology and immunology from the University of British Columbia.

In OEEB, Dr. Chang is working on projects examining the biologic effects and cancer risks related to pesticide exposures among farmers, as well as molecular epidemiologic studies of cancer risk in relation to environmental chemical contaminants, under the mentorship of Jonathan Hofmann, Ph.D., M.P.H., tenure-track investigator.