Daniel O. Koralek


 

Department of Epidemiology
CB# 7435
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435
e-mail: dkoralek /at/ unc.edu
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
CB #7295
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295


Education:
B.A. Biology and Physics, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
M.A. Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
M.S. Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Ph.D. Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (anticipated)

Research Interests:
Cancer epidemiology
Pharmacoepidemiology
Fat consumption and cancer risk
Energy balance, insulin resistance and cancer risk
Inflammation and cancer risk
Statistical techniques for prospective study designs
Methods for assessing interaction
Tobacco smoke and colorectal cancer

Publications:
1. Koralek DO, Bertone-Johnson ER, Leitzmann MF, Sturgeon SR, Lacey JV, Schairer C, Schatzkin A. The relationship between calcium, lactose, vitamin D, and dairy products and ovarian cancer. Nutrition and Cancer (2006) 56: 22 - 30.
2. Koralek DO, Peters U, Andriole G, Reding, D, Kirsh V, Subar A, Schatzkin A., Hayes RB, Leitzmann MF. A prospective study of dietary alpha-linolenic acid intake and the risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Causes and Control (2006) 17: 783 - 791.
3. Koralek DO, Heinz WF, Antonik MD, Baik A, Hoh JH. Probing deep interaction potentials with white-noise-driven atomic force microscope cantilevers. Applied Physics Letters (2000) 76: 2952-2954.

Presentations:
1. Koralek DO, Bertone-Johnson ER, Leitzmann MF, Sturgeon SR, Lacey, JV, Schairer C, Schatzkin A. The relationship between dairy products and ovarian cancer in the breast cancer detection demonstration project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC. November, 2004.
2. Koralek DO, Bertone-Johnson ER, Leitzmann MF, Sturgeon SR, Lacey, JV, Schairer C, Schatzkin A. The relationship between dairy products and ovarian cancer in the breast cancer detection demonstration project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort. University of Massachusetts School of Public Health Annual Poster Session, Amherst, MA. March, 2004.
3. Koralek DO, Leitzmann MF, Schatzkin A, Hayes RB. Specific food sources of alpha-linolenic acid and the risk of prostate cancer. National Institutes of Health summer program poster session, Bethesda, MD. August, 2003.

Research Links:
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Linberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS (Bethesda, MD)
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London (London, England)
The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, International Agency for Research on Cancer (Lyon, France)

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