University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Lydia B. Zablotska, MD, MPA, PhD

Lydia B. Zablotska, MD, MPA, PhD

Professor in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Hematopoietic Malignancies

Education

Minsk State Medical School, Belarus, MD, May 1993, Medicine
Askew School of Public Administration, Florida State University, MPA, August 1997, Public Policy and Health Administration/Policy
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, PhD, May 2003, Epidemiology

Honors & Awards

  • 2013
    Alumni Board of the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • 2014
    Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 2015
    Apple Teaching Award, Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 2016
    Stephen Hulley Teaching Award, Training in Clinical Research Program, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2016
    Mentor Award for Exceptional Commitment to the Development of Early Stage Radiation Investigators, Conference on Radiation and Health and Radiation Research Society
  • 2019
    The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF, Center for Faculty Educators, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2019
    Elected Member, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), Program Area PAC 1: Basic Criteria, Epidemiology, Radiobiology, and Risk
  • 2020
    Executive Council of the Radiation Research Society, Inaugural Councilor for Epidemiology

Selected Publications

  1. Burtt JJ, Rickard M, McAllister A, Bergman L, Zablotska LB. Projecting thyroid cancer risk to the general public from radiation exposure following hypothetical severe nuclear accidents in Canada. J Radiol Prot. 2020 Jul 14.
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  2. Cha ES, Zablotska LB, Bang YJ, Lee WJ. Occupational radiation exposure and morbidity of circulatory disease among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea. Occup Environ Med. 2020 11; 77(11):752-760.
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  3. Satta G, Loi M, Becker N, Benavente Y, De Sanjose S, Foretova L, Staines A, Maynadie M, Nieters A, Meloni F, Pilia I, Campagna M, Pau M, Zablotska LB, Cocco P. Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and risk of lymphoma subtypes: results of the Epilymph European case-control study. Environ Health. 2020 04 25; 19(1):43.
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  4. Rodriguez-Almaraz JE, Chang S, Clarke J, Oberheim-Bush NA, Taylor J, Buerki R, Berger M, Zablotska L, Lobach I, Butowski N. A systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effects of cannabis and its derivatives in adults with malignant CNS tumors. Neurooncol Pract. 2020 Jul; 7(4):376-383.
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  5. Ying Sheng, Chiung-Yu Huang, Siarhei Lobach, Lydia Zablotska, Iryna Lobach. Genetic effect estimates in case-control studies when a continuous variable is omitted from the model. Genetic Epidemiology. 2020 Apr 1; 44(3):261-271.
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  6. Rage E, Richardson DB, Demers PA, Do M, Fenske N, Kreuzer M, Samet J, Wiggins C, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Kelly-Reif K, Tomasek L, Zablotska LB, Laurier D. PUMA - pooled uranium miners analysis: cohort profile. Occup Environ Med. 2020 03; 77(3):194-200.
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  7. Schöllnberger H, Kaiser JC, Eidemüller M, Zablotska LB. Radio-biologically motivated modeling of radiation risks of mortality from ischemic heart diseases in the Canadian fluoroscopy cohort study. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2020 Mar; 59(1):63-78.
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  8. Kocher DC, Apostoaei AI, Thomas BA, Borrego D, Lee C, Zablotska LB. Organ Doses from Chest Radiographs in Tuberculosis Patients in Canada and Their Uncertainties in Periods from 1930 to 1969. Health Phys. 2019 Nov 25.
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  9. Lobach I, Sheng Y, Lobach S, Zablotska L, Huang CY. Case-control versus case-only estimates of gene-environment interactions with common and misclassified clinical diagnosis. Genet Epidemiol. 2020 01; 44(1):4-15.
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  10. Richardson D, Rage E, Demers P, Do M, Fenske N, Kreuzer M, Samet J, Wiggins C, Schubauer-Berigan M, Kelly-Reif K, Tomášek L, Zablotska L, Laurier D. Mortality among workers in the Pooled Uranium Miners Analysis (PUMA). Environmental Epidemiology. 2019 Oct 1; 3:333.
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  11. Borrego D, Apostoaei AI, Thomas BA, Hoffman FO, Simon SL, Zablotska LB, Lee C. Organ-specific dose coefficients derived from Monte Carlo simulations for historical (1930s to 1960s) fluoroscopic and radiographic examinations of tuberculosis patients. J Radiol Prot. 2019 Sep; 39(3):950-965.
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  12. Afshar AR, Damato BE, Stewart JM, Zablotska LB, Roy R, Olshen AB, Joseph NM, Bastian BC. Next-Generation Sequencing of Uveal Melanoma for Detection of Genetic Alterations Predicting Metastasis. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2019 Mar; 8(2):18.
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  13. Wu Y, Hoffman FO, Apostoaei AI, Kwon D, Thomas BA, Glass R, Zablotska LB. Methods to account for uncertainties in exposure assessment in studies of environmental exposures. Environ Health. 2019 04 08; 18(1):31.
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  14. Venado A, McCulloch C, Greenland JR, Katz P, Soong A, Shrestha P, Hays S, Golden J, Shah R, Leard LE, Kleinhenz ME, Kukreja J, Zablotska L, Allen IE, Covinsky K, Blanc P, Singer JP. Frailty trajectories in adult lung transplantation: A cohort study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 07; 38(7):699-707.
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  15. Lane RSD, Tomášek L, Zablotska LB, Rage E, Momoli F, Little J. Low radon exposures and lung cancer risk: joint analysis of the Czech, French, and Beaverlodge cohorts of uranium miners. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2019 07; 92(5):747-762.
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  16. Boice JD, Ellis ED, Golden AP, Zablotska LB, Mumma MT, Cohen SS. Sex-specific lung cancer risk among radiation workers in the million-person study and patients TB-Fluoroscopy. Int J Radiat Biol. 2019 Jan 07; 1-12.
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  17. Lydia B. Zablotska. Analysis of histological subtypes of incident lung cancer among Eldorado uranium workers. BIO Web of Conferences. 2019 Jan 1; 14:04010.
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  18. Andrey Karpov, Ravil Takhauov, Andrey Zerenkov, Yuriy Dolgopolov, Konstantin Izmestev, Aleksey Blinov, Lydia Zablotska. Descriptive characteristics of the cohort of workers from the Siberian Group of Chemical Enterprises (SGCE). BIO Web of Conferences. 2019 Jan 1; 14:04012.
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  19. Rachel Lane, Ladislav Tomášek, Lydia Zablotska, Estelle Rage, Franco Momoli, Julian Little. Low radon exposures & lung cancer risk: joint analysis of Czech, French & Beaverlodge uranium miners. BIO Web of Conferences. 2019 Jan 1; 14:04015.
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  20. Estelle Rage, Minh Do, Paul A. Demers, Nora Fenske, Michaela Kreuzer, Dominique Laurier, Jon Samet, Mary Schubauer-Berigan, Christina Sobotzki, Ladislav Tomasek, Lydia Zablotska, David Richardson. Pooled Uranium Miners Analysis (PUMA): The Setting Up of an International Occupational Cohort. BIO Web of Conferences. 2019 Jan 1; 14:04003.
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