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Shirley (Shirley A. A.) Beresford

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Epidemiology (primary appt.)
Senior Associate Dean, School of Public Health


Education

PhD   University of London (UK), 1981   (Epidemiology)
BA/MA   University of Cambridge, 1974   (Mathematics)
MSc   University of Sussex (UK), 1971   (Mathematical Statistics)

Contact Info

email:   beresfrd@uw.edu

address:
School of Public Health
F-358 B Health Sciences Building
Seattle, WA 98195-7236

campus box:   357230
voice:   206-543-9512
fax:   206-543-3813
office:   M4_B845

address:
Cancer Prevention, Arnold Building
1100 Fairview Ave N.,
PO Box 19024, Mailstop: M4-B845
Seattle, WA 98109-1024

campus box:   358080
voice:   206-667-4793

Nutritional epidemiology; health effects of folic acid; social epidemiology and women's health; dietary behavior intervention and obesity prevention.


Bowen DJ, Jabson JM, Barrington WE, Littman AJ, Patrick DL, Moudon AV, Albano D, Beresford SAA. Environmental and Individual Predictors of Healthy Dietary Behaviors in a Sample of Middle Aged Hispanic and Caucasian Women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Oct 17;15(10). pii: E2277. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15102277.  PMID: 30336587    PMCID: PMC6210480
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Plascak JJ, Hohl B, Barrington WE, Beresford SA. Perceived neighborhood disorder, racial-ethnic discrimination and leading risk factors for chronic disease among women: California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2013. SSM Popul Health. 2018 Jul 10;5:227-238. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.07.001. eCollection 2018 Aug.  PMID: 30094318    PMCID: PMC6077127
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Ryman TK, Boyer BB, Hopkins SE, Philip J, Thompson B, Beresford SAA, Thummel KE, Austin MA. Association between iq'mik smokeless tobacco use and cardiometabolic risk profile among Yup'ik Alaska Native people. Ethn Health. 2017 Jan 24:1-15. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2017.1280136. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28116909    PMCID: PMC5796859
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Molina Y, Plascak JJ, Patrick DL, Bishop S, Coronado GD, Beresford SA. Neighborhood Predictors of Mammography Barriers Among US-Based Latinas. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Apr;4(2):233-242. doi: 10.1007/s40615-016-0222-3. Epub 2016 Apr 8.  PMID: 27059049    PMCID: PMC5055845
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Drieling RL, LaCroix AZ, Beresford SA, Boudreau DM, Kooperberg C, Chlebowski RT, Gass M, Crandall CJ, Womack CR, Heckbert SR. Long-term oral bisphosphonate use in relation to fracture risk in postmenopausal women with breast cancer: findings from the Women's Health Initiative. Menopause. 2016 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27433859    PMCID: PMC5079762
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Cooking for Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Fretts           Dates:    12/1/2018 - 11/30/2019

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
PI:   Fenske           Dates:    9/30/2018 - 9/29/2019

Cooking for Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Fretts           Dates:    4/1/2018 - 3/31/2022

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
PI:   Fenske           Dates:    9/30/2017 - 9/29/2018

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
PI:   Fenske           Dates:    9/1/2016 - 8/31/2021

Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Hannon           Dates:    5/1/2016 - 4/30/2017

Healthy Food Healthy Families Feasibility Study
Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH)
PI:   Fretts           Dates:    8/1/2015 - 7/31/2016

Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Hannon           Dates:    5/1/2015 - 4/30/2016

An Intervention to Promote Navajo Gardening, Nutrition and Community Wellness
Dine College
PI:   Beresford           Dates:    2/1/2015 - 1/31/2016