Research Funding

  • September 10, 2016 - April 30, 2021 - Developmental Epidemiological Study of Children born through Reproductive Technology (DESCRT), Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NICHD, Sponsor Award ID: R01HD084380
  • February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2021 - Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study: Lifespan Mortality and Incidence Follow-Up, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: R01CA197422
  • September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2020 - US and Canadian uranium processing cohorts: exposure, risk and relevance, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: CDC/NIOSH, Sponsor Award ID: R21OH011452
  • September 5, 2014 - August 31, 2016 - Risk of hematologic cancers from repeated low-dose diagnostic radiation, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: R03CA188614


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. Richardson DB, Rage E, Demers PA, Do MT, DeBono N, Fenske N, Deffner V, Kreuzer M, Samet J, Wiggins C, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Kelly-Reif K, Tomasek L, Zablotska LB, Laurier D Mortality among uranium miners in North America and Europe: the Pooled Uranium Miners Analysis (PUMA).  View on PubMed
  2. Thiessen KM, Apostoaei AI, Zablotska LB Estimation of Heights and Body Masses of Tuberculosis Patients in the Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study for Use in Individual Dosimetry.  View on PubMed
  3. 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.  View on PubMed
  4. 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.  View on PubMed
  5. Cha ES, Zablotska LB, Bang YJ, Lee WJ Occupational radiation exposure and morbidity of circulatory disease among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea.  View on PubMed
  6. 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.  View on PubMed
  7. 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.  View on PubMed
  8. 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.  View on PubMed
  9. 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.  View on PubMed
  10. 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.  View on PubMed
  11. 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.  View on PubMed
  12. 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).  View on PubMed
  13. 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.  View on PubMed
  14. 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.  View on PubMed
  15. 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.  View on PubMed
  16. 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.  View on PubMed
  17. 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.  View on PubMed
  18. 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.  View on PubMed
  19. Lydia B. Zablotska Analysis of histological subtypes of incident lung cancer among Eldorado uranium workers.  View on PubMed
  20. 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).  View on PubMed

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