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Laura Beane Freeman

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Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Occupational and
National Cancer Institute
United States of America

Laura Beane Freeman

Biography

Dr. Beane Freeman completed her doctorate in epidemiology at the University of Iowa in 2003. She then joined the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program and conducted her postdoctoral training within the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB). She was appointed to the tenure track in 2009. In 2016, Dr. Beane Freeman was elected to the Management Group of the International Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) society

Research Interest

agriculture, including pesticides; drinking water contaminants, such as disinfection by-products; and industrial chemical exposures such as formaldehyde

Publications

  • Beane Freeman LE, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Thorne PS, Just CL. Toenail arsenic content and cutaneous melanoma in Iowa. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2004 Oct 1;160(7):679-87.

  • Beane Freeman LE, Karagas MR, Baris D, Schwenn M, Johnson AT, Colt JS, Jackson B, Hosain GM, Cantor KP, Silverman DT. Is the inverse association between selenium and bladder cancer due to confounding by smoking?. American journal of epidemiology. 2015 Mar 15;181(7):488-95.

  • Beane Freeman LE, Blair A, Lubin JH, Stewart PA, Hayes RB, Hoover RN, Hauptmann M. Mortality from solid tumors among workers in formaldehyde industries: an update of the NCI cohort. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2013 Sep 1;56(9):1015-26.

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