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Nutrition and Cancer in Epidemiological Studies

CPHHS research seminar

Friday, December 1, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Yumie Takata, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Epidemiology, College of Public Health & Human Sciences

Yumie is a nutritional epidemiologist whose research focuses on the etiological roles of nutritional factors in cancer and chronic disease.

Yumie Takata, PhDShe has extensive experience in conducting nutritional epidemiological studies including a wide range of diet and disease associations (e.g., soy and breast cancer; selenium and colorectal or esophageal cancer; calcium and lung cancer; and fish or meat and total mortality) in diverse populations. Currently, her research focuses on dairy and cancer and, in particular, she is investigating the association between calcium intake and lung cancer risk in a pooled data set of nearly two million participants from around the world.

Yumie joined the Nutrition Program in the School of Biological and Population Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2015. She received an MS degree in Nutritional Sciences from University of Hawaii and a PhD degree in Nutritional Sciences from University of Washington, Seattle. She completed a postdoctoral training in nutritional epidemiology of cancer and chronic disease at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and currently collaborates with investigators from U.S., Europe and Asia.
 
The college-wide research seminar is Co-Sponsored by:

This seminar is also Co-sponsored with the Nutrition Program.

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss current research topics in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning. Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

Art & Science!

We also encourage you to attend this Friday’s Music A La Carte: “OSU University Chorale directed by Sandra Babb” to enjoy a Friday with both Art & Science! This free, lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969 and features a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, beginning at 12 pm and lasting for approximately 45 minutes.


Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
115
Marie Harvey
1 541 737 3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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