Susan, Pinney Susan Pinney
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University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania B.S.N. 1969 Nursing
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan M.S. 1972 Nursing
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Ph.D. 1990 Epidemiology


Dean's List with Distinction, University of Pennsylvania Nightingale Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1969

Professional Experience

1969-1970 Staff Nurse, University of Michigan Medical Center.
1972-1974 Instructor in Nursing and Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular Nursing, University of Michigan Medical Center.
1974-1977 Assistant Professor in Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and Health.
1980-1982 Assistant Professor of Nursing, Graduate Program in Medical-Surgical Nursing, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing and Health.
1986-1990 Research Assistant, Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.
1990-present Associate Director and Director of Medical Surveillance, Center for Occupational Health, University of Cincinnati.
1992-1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati.
1997-2012 Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati
2012-present Professor, Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Genetics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati

Selected Publications

1. Silver SR, Bertke SJ, Hein MJ, Daniels RD, Fleming DA, Anderson JL, Pinney SM, Hornung RW, Tseng CY. Mortality and ionizing radiation exposures among workers employed at the Fernald Feed materials Production Center (1951-1985). Occup Environ Med. 2013 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23322915.

2. Hillman JB, Huang B, Pinney SM, Biro FM. Early pubertal development and insulin sensitivity amoung school-aged girls: Mediation via adiposity. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013 Feb;26(1):47-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.09.007. Epub 2012 Nov 15. PMID:23158754

3. Kupert E, Anderson M, Liu Y, Succop P, Levin L, Wang J, Wikenheiser-brokamp K, Chen P, Pinney SM, Macdonald T, Dong Z, Starnes S, Lu S. Plasma secretory phospholipase A2-lll as a potential biomarker for lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules. BCM Cancer 2011; 11:513. PMID: 22151235.

4. Yaghjyan L, Mahoney MC, Succop P, Wones R, Buckholz J, Pinney SM. Relationship between breast cancer risk factors and mammographic breast density in the Fernald Community Cohort. British Journal of Cancer 2012 106(5):996-1003. Epub 2012 Jan 26. PMID:22281662

5. McKibben JM, McKay RT, Freeman AG, Levin LS, Pinney SM, Alshaikh E. Redefining spirometry hesitating start criteria based on the ratio of extrapolated volume to timed forced expiratory volumes. Chest 2011; 140:164-169. Epub 2010 Nov 24. PMID: 21106657.

6. Chen A, Chung E, DeFranco EA, Pinney SM, Dietrich KM. Serum PBDEs and Age at Menarche in Adolescent Girls: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Environmental Research 2011 111(6): 831-7. Epub 2011 Jun 12. PMID: 21663902

7. Hernick AD, Brown MK, Pinney SM, Biro FM, Ball KM, Bornschein RL. Sharing Unexpected Biomarker Results with Study Participants. Environ Health Perspect 2011; 119:1-5. PMID: 20876037

8. Yaghjyan L, Pinney SM, Mahoney MC, Morton AR, Buckholz J. Mammographic Breast Density Assessment: A Methods Study. Atlas Journal of Medical & Biological Sciences 2011; 1(1): 8-14.

9. Biro FM, Galvez MP, Greenspan LC, Succop PA, Vangeepuram N, Pinney SM, Teitelbaum S, Windham GC, Kushi LH, Wolff MS. Pubertal assessment method and baseline characteristics in a mixed longitudinal study of girls. Pediatrics 2010 Sep;126(3):e583-90. Epub 2010 Aug 9. PMID: 20696727.

10. Fang S, Pinney SM, Bailey-Wilson J, de Andrade M, Li Yafang, Kupert E, You M, Schwartz A, Yang P, Anderson M, Amos CI. Ordered subset analysis identifies loci influencing lung cancer risk on chromosomes 6q and 12q. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19(12):3157-66. Epub 2010 Oct 28.PMID: 21030603.

11. Wagner SE, Burch JB, Bottai M, Pinney SM, Puett R, Porter D, Vena JE, Hebert JR. Hypertension and hematologic parameters in a community near a uranium processing facility. Environmental Research 2010; 110(8):78-797. PMID: 20889151.

12. Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, Pinney SM, Windham G, Liao L, Biro F, et al. 2010. Investigation of Relationships between Urinary Biomarkers of Phytoestrogens, Phthalates, and Phenols and Pubertal Stages in Girls. Environ Health Perspect 118:1039-1046. Epub 2010 Mar 22. PMID: 20308033.

13. Liu P, Yang P, Wu X, Vikis HG, Lu Y, Wang Y, Schwartz AG, Pinney SM, de Andrade M, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Mandal D, Lee J, Kupert E, Seminara D, Minna J, Bailey-Wilson JE, Spitz M, Amos CI, Anderson MW, You M. A Second Genetic Variant on Chromosome 15q24-25.1 Associates with Lung Cancer. Cancer Research 2010; 70(8): 3128-35. PMID: 20395203.

14. Windham GC, Pinney SM, Sjodin A, Lum R, Jones RS, Needham LL, Biro FM, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH. Body burdens of brominated flame retardants and other persistent organo-halogenated compounds and their descriptors in U.S. Girls. Environmental Research 2010; 110(3): 251-257. Epub 2010 Mar 22. PMID: 20308033.

15. Liu P, Vikis HG, Lu Y, Wang Y, Schwartz AG, Pinney SM, Yang P, de Andrade M, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Mandal D, Lee J, Kupert E, Seminara D, Minna J, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Anderson MW, Ming You M. Cumulative Effect of Multiple Loci on Genetic Susceptibility to Familial Lung Cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2010; 19(2):517-24. PMID: 20142248.

16. Amos CI, Pinney SM, Li Y, Kupert E, Lee J, de Andrade MA, Yang P, Schwartz AG, Fain PR, Gazdar A, Minna J, Wiest J, Zeng D, Rothschild H, Mandal D, You M, Coons T, Gaba C, Bailey-Wilson JE, Anderson MW. A susceptibility locus on chromosome 6q greatly increases risk lung cancer risk among light and never smokers. Cancer Research 2010; 70(6):2359-2367. Epub 2010 Mar 9. PMID: 20215501.

17. Wones R, Pinney SM, Buckholz JM, Deck-Tebbe C, Freyberg R, Pesce A. Medical Monitoring: A Beneficial Remedy for Residents Living Near an Environmental Hazard Site. J Occup Environ Med. 2009;51:1374–1383. PMID: 19952785.

18. Liu Y, Liu P, Wen W, James MA, Wang Y, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Pinney SM, Yang P, de Andrade M, Petersen GM, Wiest JS, Fain PR, Schwartz AG, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Rothchild H, Mandal D, Kupert E, Lee J, Seminara D, Minna J, Anderson MW, You M. Haplotype and cell proliferation analyses of candidate lung cancer susceptibility genes on chromosome 15q24-25.1. Cancer Research 2009; 69(19): 7844-50. Epub 2009 Sep 29. PMID:19789337.

19. Wang JC, Cruchaga C, Saccone NL, Bertelsen S, Liu P, Budde JP, Duan W, Fox L, Grucza RA, Kern J, Mayo K, Reyes O, Rice J, Saccone SF, Spiegel N, Steinbach JH, Stitzel JA, Anderson MW, You M, Stevens VL, Bierut LJ, Goate AM; COGEND collaborators and GELCC collaborators. Risk for nicotine dependence and lung cancer is conferred by mRNA expression levels and amino acid change in CHRNA5. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Aug 15;18(16):3125-35. Epub 2009 May 14. PMID: 19443489.

20. You M*, Wang D*, Liu P*, Vikis H*, James M*, Lu Y, Wang Y, Wang M, Jia D, Liu Y, Yang P, Zheng W, Shu XO, Long J, Gao YT, Xiang YB, Chow WH, Pinney SM, Petersen GM, de Andrade M, Wiest JS, Fain PR, Schwartz AG, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Rothschild H, Mandal D, Coons T, Lee J, Kupert E, Seminara D, Minna J, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Anderson MW . Fine mapping of chromosome 6q23-25 region in familial lung cancer families reveals RGS17 as a likely candidate gene. Clinical Cancer Research 2009; 15(8); 2666-73. Epub 2009 Apr 7. PMID: 19351763

21. Pinney SM, Biro FM, Yaghjyan L, Calafat AM, Windham G, Brown MK, Hernick A, et al., 2008. Pilot study of serum biomarkers of polyfluoroalkyl compounds in young girls. Reproductive Toxicology 2009; 27(3-4); 422-423.

22. Liu P, Vikis H, Wang D, Lu Y, Wang Y, Schwartz AG, Pinney SM, Yang P, Andrade M, Petersen GM, Wiest J, Fain PR, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Rothschild H, Mandal D, Coons T, Lee J, Kupert E, Seminara D, Minna J, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wu X, Spitz M, Houlston RS, Amos CI, Anderson MW, You M. Familial aggregation of common sequence variants on 15q 24-25.1 in lung cancer. JNCI 2008; 100 (18):1326-1330. Epub 2008 Sep 9. PMID: 18780872

23. Hornung RW, Pinney SM, Lodwick J, Killough G, Brewer DE, Nasuta J. Estimation of Radon Exposures to Workers at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center, 1952-1988. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 2008; 18(5):512-23. Epub 2008 Jan 9. PMID: 18183043.

24. Vikis H, Sato M, James M, Wang D, Wang Y, Wang M, Jia D, Liu Y, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Pinney SM, Petersen GM, de Andrade M, Yang P, Wiest JS, Fain PR, Schwartz AG, Gazdar A, Gaba C, Rothschild H, Mandal D, Kupert E, Seminara D, Viswanathan A, Govindan R, Minna J, Anderson MW, You M. EGFR-T790M is a rare lung cancer susceptibility allele with enhanced kinase activity. Cancer Research 2007; 67(10): 4665-70. PMID: 17510392.

25. Wang M, Vikis HG, Wang Y, Jia D, Wang D, Bierut LJ, Bailey-Wilson JE, Amos CI, Pinney SM, Petersen GM, de Andrade M, Yang P, Wiest JS, Fain PR, Schwartz AG, Gazdar A, Jinna J, Gaba C, Rothchild H, Mandal D, Kupert E, Seminara D, Liu Y, Viswanathan A, Govindan R, Anderson W, You M. Identification of a Novel Tumor Suppressor Gene p34 on Human Chromosome 6q25.1. Cancer Research 2007; 67(1): 93-99. PMID: 17210687.

26. Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, Windham G, Pinney SM, Britton JA, Chelimo C, Godbold J, Biro F, Kushi LH, Pfeiffer CM, Calafat A. Pilot study of urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates and phenols in girls. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2007; 115(1):116-121. PMID: 17366830

27. Rollison DE, Helzlsouer KJ, Pinney SM. Personal hair dye use and cancer: A systematic literature review and evaluation of exposure assessment in studies published since 1992. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 2006; 9(5):413-439. PMID: 17492526

28. Bailey-Wilson JE*, Amos CI*, Pinney SM, Petersen GM, de Andrade M, Wiest JS, Fain P, Schwartz AG, You M, Franklin W, Klein C, Gazdar A, Rothschild H, Mandal D, Coons T, Slusser J, Lee J, Gaba C, Kupert E, Perez A, Zhou X, Zeng D, Liu Q, Zhang Q, Seminara D, Minna J, Anderson M. A major lung cancer susceptibility locus maps to chromosome 6q23-25. American Journal of Human Genetics, September 2004;75:460-474. Epub 2004 Jul 21. PMID: 15272417

29. Geraghty SR, Pinney SM, Sethuramen G, Roy-Chaudhury A, Kalkwarf HJ. Breast Milk Feeding Rates of Mothers of Multiples Compared to Mothers of Singletons. Ambulatory Pediatrics 4:226-231, 2004. PMID: 15153054

30. Pinney SM, Helzlsouer K, Correa A, Yuan-I, Min. Hair dye use: choosing best questions and best method using confidence, concordance and reliability. Annals of Epidemiology 13(8):572-573, 2003.

31. Pinney SM, Freyberg RW, Levine GH, Brannen DE, Mark LS, Nasuta JM, Tebbe CD, Buckholz JM, Wones R. Health Effects in Community Residents Near a Uranium Plant at Fernald, Ohio, USA. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health 16(2):139-153, 2003. PMID: 12921382.

32. Martin V, Wernke S, Mandell D, Zoma W, Bean J, Pinney S, Liu F, Ramadan N, Rebar R. Medical Oophorectomy With and Without Estrogen Add-back Therapy In the Prevention of Migraine Headache. Headache, 43(4):309-335, 2003. PMID: 12656701

33. Woo JG and Pinney SM. Retrospective Smoking History Data Collection for Deceased Workers: Completeness and Accuracy of Surrogate Reports. JOEM 44(10): 915-923, 2002. PMID: 12391770.

34. Wernke SM, Martin VT, Zoma WD, Mandell KL, Liu JH, Pinney SM, Ramadan NM, Bean JA, Rebar RW. The Role of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GNRH) Agonists with Estrogen Add-back Therapy in Migrane Prevention. Cephalagia, 21:449-450, 2001.

35. Rice C, Bingham E, Succop P, and Pinney S. A New Approach to Identifying Bystander Exposures Among Construction Workers. European Journal of Oncology, 3(4):335-337, 1998.

36. Linz DL, Pinney SM and Buncher CR. Cluster Analysis Applied to Building Associated Illness. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 40(2):165-171, 1998. PMID: 9503293

37. Underwood PM, Zhou Q, Jaeger M, Reilman R, Pinney SM, Warshawsky D, and Talaska G. Chronic, Topical Administration of 4-Aminobiphenyl Induces Tissue Specific DNA Adducts in Mice. Toxicology and Applied Pharmocology, 144:125-131, 1997.

38. Mark L and Pinney SM. Disability Management-Americans with Disabilities Act - Survey of Employers. NARPPS Journal, 11(2):27-34, 1996.

39. Pinney SM and Lemasters GK. Spontaneous Abortions and Stillbirths in Semiconductor Employees, Occupational Hygiene, 2:387-401, 1996.

40. Radack K, Martin V, Wones R, Buncher R, Pinney S, Mandell K. Intercorrelations and sources of variability in three mutagenicity assays of somatic mutations: A population-based study. Mutation Research, 350:295-306, 1996. PMID: 8600359

41. Radack KL, Pinney SM, Livingston GK. Sources of variability in the human lymphocyte micronucleus assay: A population-based study, Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 26:26-36, 1995. PMID: 7641705

42. Wones R, Radack K, Martin V, Mandell K, Pinney S, Buncher R. Do persons living near a uranium processing site have cytogenetic damage? Mutation Research, 335:171-184, 1995. PMID: 7477048

43. Middaugh DA, Pinney SM, and Linz DH. Sick Building Syndrome: Medical Evaluation of Two Workforces. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 34:1197-1203, 1992. PMID: 1464788

44. Upfal MJ and Pinney SM. Correspondence re: Evidence for adverse reproductive outcomes among women microelectronic assembly workers. British Journal of Industrial Medicine. 48:214-216, 1991. PMID: 2015214

45. Lemasters GK and Pinney SM. Employment Status as a Confounder When Assessing Occupational Exposures and Spontaneous Abortion. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 42: 975-98l, l990. PMID: 2809655

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