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Laura S. Rozek

Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences/Global Public Health/Nutritional Sciences

Center for Southeast Asian Studies; CSEAS Faculty; CSEAS Executive Committee; CSEAS Staff; II Center & Program Directors; African Studies Center; ASC Faculty


Ph.D., Epidemiologic Sciences, University of Michigan, 2004
M.S., Statistics, University of Michigan, 2004
M.S., Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1999
B.S., University of Notre Dame, Biology, 1994

Recent Publications:

Written with students (first author) who worked in Southeast Asia and with our collaborators Hutcha Sriplung and Patravoot Vatanasept.

Temporal Changes in Head and Neck Cancer Incidence in Thailand Suggest Changing Oropharyngeal Epidemiology in the Region.
Argirion I1, Zarins KR1, Defever K1, Suwanrungruang K2, Chang JT1, Pongnikorn D3, Chitapanarux I4, Sriplung H5, Vatanasapt P2,6, Rozek LS1. J
Glob Oncol. 2019 Mar; 5:1-11. doi: 10.1200/JGO.18.00219.

Childhood cancer incidence and survival in Thailand: A comprehensive population-based registry analysis, 1990-2011.
Bidwell SS, Peterson CC, Demanelis K, Zarins KR, Meza R, Sriplung H, Wiangnon S, Chotsampancharoen T, Chitapanarux I, Pongnikorn D, Daoprasert K, Suwanrungruang K, Chansaard W, Rozek LS.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Jan; 66(1):e27428. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27428. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Ethnic disparity in breast cancer survival in southern Thai women.
Virani S, Wetzel EC, Laohawiriyakamol S, Boonyaphiphat P, Geater A, Kleer CG, Pang J, Rentschler KM, Colacino JA, de Leon CFM, Rozek LS, Sriplung H.
Cancer Epidemiol. 2018 Jun; 54:82-89. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2018.02.007. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Cadmium exposure and age-associated DNA methylation changes in non-smoking women from northern Thailand.
Demanelis K, Virani S, Colacino JA, Basu N, Nishijo M, Ruangyuttikarn W, Swaddiwudhipong W, Nambunmee K, Rozek LS.
Environ Epigenet. 2017 Jul 18;3(2):dvx006. doi: 10.1093/eep/dvx006. eCollection 2017 May.