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Beth A. Mueller, DPH, MPH, BS


Professor, Epidemiology


Contact Information
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Box 358080
1100 Fairview Ave N., Arnold Building
P.O. Box 19024, Mailstop: M4-C308
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Tel: 206-667-4630
Fax: 206-667-5948
http://www.fhcrc.org/
bmueller@fhcrc.org


Research Interests
My interests include the epidemiology of cancer in women and children with a focus on environmental exposures in pregnancy, gene-environment factors related to childhood brain tumors, reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, and the development and assessment of methods for measurement of environmental exposures. I am also interested in injury epidemiology and prevention.

Teaching Interests
Dr. Mueller currently teaches EPI 514 "Applications of Epidemiologic Methods" (EPI 514) offered during Spring Quarter.

Education
DPH, Epidemiology, Tulane University 1984
MPH, Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles 1980
BS, Bio-cybernetics, University of California Los Angeles 1976

Projects

  • Multi-center Study of In Utero and Pregnancy Factors in Relation to Childhood and Maternal Cancer
  • Gene and Environment Factors in Relation to Childhood Brain Tumors
  • Pregnancy Outcomes Among Childhood Cancer Survivors


Selected Publications
Mueller BA, Kuehn CM, Shapiro-Mendoza C, Tomashek KM. Fetal Deaths and Proximity to Hazardous Waste Sites in Washington State. Environ Health Perspect, 115:776-780, 2007.

Mueller BA, Cummings P, Rivara FP, Brooks, A, Terasaki RD. Injuries of the head, face, and neck in relation to ski helmet use. Epidemiology, 19(2):270-6, Mar 2008.

Spector LG, Puumala SE, Carozza SE, Chow EJ, Fox EE, Horel S, Johnson KJ, McLaughlin CC, Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Mueller BA. Cancer risk among children with very low birth weight. Pediatrics, 124(1):196-204, 2009.

Mueller BA, Chow EJ, Kamineni A, Daling JR, Wiggins C, Fraser A, Mineau G, Hamre M, Severson R, Drews-Botsch C. Pregnancy outcomes in female childhood and adolescent cancer survivors: Results from a 4 region study. Arch. Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 163(10):879-886, 2009.

Chow E, Kamineni A, Daling JR, Wiggins C, Fraser A, Mineau G, Hamre M, Severson R, Drews-Botsch C, Mueller BA. Pregnancy and infant outcomes in male childhood cancer survivors: Results from a 4 region study. Arch. Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 163(10):887-894, 2009

Searles Nielsen S, McKean-Cowdin R, Farin FM, Holly EA, Preston-Martin S, Mueller BA. Childhood Brain Tumors, Residential Insecticide Exposure and Pesticide Metabolism Genes. Environ Health Perspect, 118:144-149, 2010. doi:10.1289/ehp.0901226 available via http://dx.doi.org/ [Online 5 October 2009].

Searles Nielsen S***, Mueller BA, Preston-Martin S, Farin F, Holly EA, McKean-Cowdin R. Childhood brain tumors and maternal cured meat consumption in pregnancy: Differential effect by Glutathione S-Transferases. Cancer Epi Biomarkers & Prev., 20:2413-2419, 2011. PMC:3397426

Mueller BA, J Le Nelson, Newcomb PA. Intrauterine environment and multiple sclerosis: a population-based case-control study. Multiple Sclerosis Journal 2012; published online May 8, 2012. 0(0) 1-6. DOI: 10.1177/1352458512447869

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