Publications

The searchable list below includes peer-reviewed publications by CPC fellows, predoctoral trainees, postdoctoral scholars, and professional staff during the period of 2004 - present. 

Additional publications by our research projects and their collaborative communities may be found on their respective web sites such as:


Sun, Xuezheng; Nichols, Hazel B.; Tse, Chiu-Kit; Bell, Mary Elizabeth; Robinson, Whitney R.; Sherman, Mark E.; Olshan, Andrew F.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2016). Association of Parity and Time since Last Birth with Breast Cancer Prognosis by Intrinsic Subtype. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 25(1), 60-7. PMCID: PMC4727837

Taber, Daniel R.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Bleich, Sara N.; & Wang, Y. Claire. (2016). Deconstructing Race and Gender Differences in Adolescent Obesity: Oaxaca-Blinder Decomposition. Obesity, 24(3), 719-26. PMCID: PMC4792537

D’Arcy, Monica; Fleming, Jodie; Robinson, Whitney R.; Kirk, Erin L.; Perou, Charles M.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2015). Race-Associated Biological Differences among Luminal A Breast Tumors. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 152(2), 437-48. PMCID: PMC4527078

Grabich, Shannon C.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Engel, Stephanie M.; Konrad, Charles E.; Richardson, David B.; & Horney, Jennifer A. (2015). County-Level Hurricane Exposure and Birth Rates: Application of Difference-in-Differences Analysis for Confounding Control. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 12, 19. PMCID: PMC4688997

Hair, Brionna Y.; Troester, Melissa A.; Edmiston, Sharon N.; Parrish, Eloise A.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Wu, Michael C.; Olshan, Andrew F.; Swift-Scanlan, Theresa; & Conway, Kathleen. (2015). Body Mass Index Is Associated with Gene Methylation in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Tumors. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 24(3), 580-6. PMCID: PMC4355173

Hair, Brionna Y.; Xu, Zongli; Kirk, Erin L.; Harlid, Sophia; Sandhu, Rupninder; Robinson, Whitney R.; Wu, Michael C.; Olshan, Andrew F.; Conway, Kathleen; Taylor, Jack A.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2015). Body Mass Index Associated with Genome-Wide Methylation in Breast Tissue. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 151(2), 453-63. PMCID: PMC4474159

Jensen, Elizabeth T.; Daniels, Julie L.; Stürmer, Til; Robinson, Whitney R.; Williams, Carmen J.; Vejrup, Kristine; Magnus, Per M.; & Longnecker, Mathew P. (2015). Hormonal Contraceptive Use before and after Conception in Relation to Preterm Birth and Small for Gestational Age: An Observational Cohort Study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 122(10), 1349-61. PMCID: PMC4400183

Robinson, Whitney R.; Kershaw, Kiarri N.; Mezuk, Briana; Rafferty, Jane A.; Lee, Hedwig E.; Johnson-Lawrence, Vicki D.; Seamans, Marissa J.; & Jackson, James S. (2015). Coming Unmoored: Disproportionate Increases in Obesity Prevalence among Young, Disadvantaged White Women. Obesity, 23(1), 213-9. PMCID: PMC4276490

Seamans, Marissa J.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Thorpe, Roland J.; Cole, Stephen R.; & LaVeist, Thomas A. (2015). Exploring Racial Differences in the Obesity Gender Gap. Annals of Epidemiology, 25(6), 420-5. PMCID: PMC4433605

Stern, Dalia; Robinson, Whitney R.; Ng, Shu Wen; Gordon-Larsen, Penny; & Popkin, Barry M. (2015). US Household Food Shopping Patterns: Dynamic Shifts since 2000 and Socioeconomic Predictors. Health Affairs, 34(11), 1840-8. PMCID: PMC4734755

Sun, Xuezheng; Nichols, Hazel B.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Sherman, Mark E.; Olshan, Andrew F.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2015). Post-Diagnosis Adiposity and Survival among Breast Cancer Patients: Influence of Breast Cancer Subtype. Cancer Causes & Control, 26(12), 1803-11. PMCID: PMC5057532

Taber, Daniel R.; Chriqui, Jamie F.; Powell, Lisa M.; Perna, Frank M.; Robinson, Whitney R.; & Chaloupka, Frank J. (2015). Socioeconomic Differences in the Association between Competitive Food Laws and the School Food Environment. Journal of School Health, 85(9), 578-86. PMCID: PMC4552185

Zeki Al Hazzouri, Adina; Haan, Mary N.; Robinson, Whitney R.; Gordon-Larsen, Penny; Garcia, Lorena; Clayton, Erin; & Aiello, Allison E. (2015). Associations of Intergenerational Education with Metabolic Health in US Latinos. Obesity, 23(5), 1097-104. PMCID: PMC4414717

Gray, Christine L.; & Robinson, Whitney R. (2014). Throwing out the Baby with the Bathwater? Comparing 2 Approaches to Implausible Values of Change in Body Size. Epidemiology, 25(4), 591-4. PMCID: PMC4417741

Jensen, Elizabeth T.; Daniels, Julie L.; Stürmer, Til; Robinson, Whitney R.; Williams, Carmen J.; Moster, Dag; Juliusson, Petur B.; Vejrup, Kristine; Magnus, Per M.; & Longnecker, Matthew P. (2014). Maternal Hormonal Contraceptive Use and Offspring Overweight or Obesity. International Journal of Obesity, 38(10), 1275-81. PMCID: PMC4365991

Robinson, Whitney R.; Cheng, Mariah M.; Hoggatt, Katherine J.; Stürmer, Til; & Siega-Riz, Anna Maria. (2014). Childbearing Is Not Associated with Young Women's Long-Term Obesity Risk. Obesity, 22(4), 1126-32. PMCID: PMC3869892

Robinson, Whitney R.; Furberg, Helena; & Banack, Hailey R. (2014). Selection Bias: A Missing Factor in the Obesity Paradox Debate [Comment]. Obesity, 22(3), 625.

Robinson, Whitney R.; Tse, Chiu Kit; Olshan, Andrew F.; & Troester, Melissa A. (2014). Body Size across the Life Course and Risk of Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer in Black Women, the Carolina Breast Cancer Study, 1993-2001. Cancer Causes & Control, 25(9), 1101-17. PMCID: PMC4156899

Suglia, Shakira F.; Kara, Seema; & Robinson, Whitney R. (2014). Sleep Duration and Obesity among Adolescents Transitioning to Adulthood: Do Results Differ by Sex? Journal of Pediatrics, 165(4), 750-4. PMCID: PMC4177276

VandeerWeele, Tyler J.; & Robinson, Whitney R. (2014). On the Causal Interpretations of Race in Regressions Adjusting for Confounding and Mediating Variables. Epidemiology, 25(4), 473-84. PMCID: PMC4125322

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