University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Peggy Reynolds, PhD, MPH, MA

Peggy Reynolds, PhD, MPH, MA

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Cancer Control

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz, BA, 6/1968, Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, MPH, 6/1978, Behavioral Science
University of California, Berkeley, PhD, 12/1983, Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1968–1969
    Social Work Associate, Camarillo State Hospital, Camarillo, California
  • 1969–1970
    Teaching Associate, Department of Speech-Communications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971–1972
    Editorial Aide, California Secretary of State’s Office, Sacramento, California
  • 1972–1976
    Social Research Analyst, Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California
  • 1976–1983
    Research Analyst/Research Program Specialist, Resource for Cancer Epidemiology, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California
  • 1983–1986
    Research Scientist, Human Population Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California
  • 1984–1989
    Epidemiologist, Cancer Prevention Section, California Department of Health Services, Emeryville, California
  • 1989–1993
    Epidemiologist, Environmental Epidemiology Branch, California Department of Health Services, Emeryville, California
  • 1993–2005
    Chief, Environmental Epidemiology Section, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California
  • 2006–2018
    Senior Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California (formerly the Northern California Cancer Center), Berkeley, California
  • 2018-present
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Garcia E, Hurley S, Nelson DO, Hertz A, Reynolds P. Hazardous air pollutants and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort: evaluation of potential mammary gland carcinogens. Environmental Health 2015, 14:14 DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-14-14.
  2. Quach T, Liu R, Nelson DO, Hurley S, Von Behren J, Hertz A, Reynolds P. Disaggregating data on Asian American and Pacific Islander women to provide new insights on community exposures to hazardous air pollutants in California. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers and Prev 23(11):2218-2228, 2014.
  3. Hurley S, Goldberg D, Nelson DO, Lu Y, Henderson K, Bernstein L, Reynolds P. Risk of colorectal cancer associated with active smoking among female teachers. Cancer Causes Control, 24:1291-1304, 2013. PMCID: PMC373309.
  4. Quach T, Liou J, Fu L, Mendiratta M, Tong M, Reynolds P. Developing a Community-Based Research Agenda to Advance Nail Salon Worker Health, Safety and Rights. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action 6(1):75-82, 2012.
  5. S, Reynolds P, Goldberg D, Nelson DO, Jeffrey SS, Petreas M. Adipose levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and risk of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 129(2):505-511, 2011.
  6. Quach T, Doan-Billings PA, Layefsky M, Nelson D, Nguyen KD, Okahara L, Tran AN, Von Behren J, Reynolds P. Cancer Incidence in female cosmetologists and manicurists in California, 1988-2005. Am J Epidemiol 172(6):691-699, 2010.
  7. Reynolds P, Goldberg D, Hurley S, Nelson DO, Largent J, Henderson KD, Bernstein L. Passive smoking and risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18(12):3389-3398, 2009. PMCID: PMC2908531.
  8. Rull RP, Gunier RB, Von Behren J, Hertz A, Crouse V, Buffler PA, Reynolds P. Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide applications and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Environmental Research 109(7):891-899, 2009. PMCID: PMC2748130.
  9. Reynolds P, Goldberg D, Hurley S, Nelson DO, Largent J, Henderson KD, Bernstein L. Passive smoking and risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18(12):3389-3398, 2009. PMCID: PMC2908531.
  10. Reynolds P, Hurley S, Goldberg DE, Anton-Culver H, Bernstein L, Deapen D, Horn-Ross PL, Peel D, Pinder R, Ross RK, West D, Wright WE, Ziogas A. Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: Evidence from the California Teachers Study. JNCI, 96:29-37, 2004.
  11. Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Gunier, RB, Goldberg DE, Hertz A, Smith DF. Childhood cancer incidence rates and hazardous air pollutants in California. Environ Health Perspect 111:663-668, 2003.
  12. Gunier RB, Hertz A, Von Behren J, Reynolds P. Traffic density in California: socioeconomic and ethnic differences among potentially exposed children. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13(3):240-6, 2003.
  13. Bernstein L, Allen M, Anton-Culver H, Deapen D, Horn-Ross PL, Peel D, Pinder R, Reynolds P, Sullivan-Halley J, West D, Wright W, Ziogas A, Ross RK. High breast cancer incidence rates among California teachers: Results from the California Teachers Study. Cancer Causes Control 13:625-635, 2002.
  14. Reynolds P, Cone J, Layefsky M, Goldberg D, Hurley S. Cancer incidence in California flight attendants. Cancer Causes and Control 13:317-324, 2002.
  15. Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Gunier R, Goldberg D, Hertz A, Smith DF. Traffic patterns and childhood cancer incidence rates in California, United States. Cancer Causes Control 13:665-673, 2002.
  16. Reynolds P, Elkin EP, Layefsky ME, Lee GR. Cancer incidence in California school employees: 1988-1992. Am J Indust Med 36:271-278, 1999.
  17. Fontham ETH, Correa P, Reynolds P, Wu-Williams A, Buffler PA, Greenberg RS, Chen VW, Alterman T, Boyd P, Austin DF, Liff J. Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in nonsmoking women: a multicenter study. JAMA 271:1752-1759, 1994.
  18. Reynolds P, Boyd P, Blacklow RS, Jackson JS, Greenberg RS, Austin, DF, Chen VW, Edwards BE. The relationship between social ties and survival among black and white breast cancer patients. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers Prev 3:253-259, 1994.
  19. Reynolds P, Saunders LD, Layefsky ME, Lemp GF. The spectrum of AIDS-associated malignancies in San Francisco: 1980-1987. Am J Epidemiol 137:19-30, 1993.
  20. Austin DF, Reynolds P, Snyder MA, Biggs MW, Stubbs HA. Malignant melanoma among employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Lancet ii:712-6, 1981.