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

  • 1993
    Graduation with Distinction (Summa Cum Laude), Minsk State Medical School, Minsk, Belarus
  • 1995
    Senator E. Muskie Scholarship for Graduate Studies for Outstanding Students from the Commonwealth of Independent States, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • 2003
    Sydney Kark Award in Epidemiology for doctoral students committed to work in international health, MSPH, Columbia University
  • 2003
    Young Investigator Award, 12th International Congress of Radiation Research, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2004
    Calderone Junior Faculty Research Prize, MSPH, Columbia University
  • 2005
    Dean's Award for Innovation in the Curriculum, MSPH, Columbia University
  • 2006
    New Investigator's Award, American Statistical Association's Conference on Radiation and Health, Monterey Beach, CA
  • 2006
    Item Writing Committee, National Board of Public Health Examiners
  • 2007
    Young Investigator Award, 13th International Congress of Radiation Research, San Francisco, CA
  • 2007
    Invited Participant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Workshop on Monoclonal B-cell Lymphocytosis and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Etiologic Factors, Precursors, and Disease, Washington, DC
  • 2008
    Invited Speaker, American Statistical Association's Conference on Radiation and Health, Vail, CO
  • 2010
    Academic Career Development Award, National Cancer Institute
  • 2012
    Symposium Chair, Radiation Research Society 58th annual meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2012
    Keynote Speaker, International Symposium for 50th Anniversary of RIRBM, Hiroshima University, “Support for Restoration from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster,” Hiroshima, Japan
  • 2012
    Session Chair, Invited Speaker, American Statistical Association’s Conference on Radiation and Health, Kennebunkport, ME
  • 2013
    Keynote Speaker, 11th International Conference on the Health Effects of Incorporated Radionuclides (HEIR 2013), Berkeley, CA
  • 2014
    Symposium Chair, Invited Speaker, 47th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA
  • 2014
    Member of the Organizing Committee, Chair of the Workshop for Early Stage Radiation Investigators (ESRI), Invited Speaker, Conference on Radiation and Health, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2016
    Stephen B. Hulley Award for Excellence In Teaching, UCSF

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 Jun 30.
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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 Apr 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. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. A. Adeleye, M. Lara, L. Zablotska, P. Rinaudo, R. Lustig, M. Cedars. Increased mean arterial pressure in children conceived from IVF compared to other methods of assisted reproduction. Fertility and Sterility. 2018 Sep 1; 110(4):e203.
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