Research Funding

  • September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2024 - The international Pooled Analysis of Uranium Processing Workers (iPAUW) , . Sponsor: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Sponsor Award ID: R705.1Contribution agreement
  • September 10, 2016 - April 30, 2022 - Developmental Epidemiological Study of Children born through Reproductive Technology (DESCRT) , Co-Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01HD084380
  • February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2021 - Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study: Lifespan Mortality and Incidence Follow-Up , . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01CA197422
  • September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2020 - US and Canadian uranium processing cohorts: exposure, risk and relevance , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R21OH011452


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. David Huang, Jennifer Qin, Amanda Adeleye, Paolo Rinaudo, Lydia Zablotska, Marcelle I. Cedars. EFFECTS OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY (ART) ON MATERNAL SERUM ANALYTES IN AN INFERTILE PATIENT POPULATION. Fertility and Sterility. 2022 Oct 1; 118(4):e101.  View on PubMed
  2. Zablotska LB, Lane RSD, Randhawa K. Association between exposures to radon and γ-ray radiation and histologic type of lung cancer in Eldorado uranium mining and milling workers from Canada. Cancer. 2022 09 01; 128(17):3204-3216.  View on PubMed
  3. Richardson DB, Rage E, Demers PA, Do MT, Fenske N, Deffner V, Kreuzer M, Samet J, Bertke SJ, Kelly-Reif K, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Tomasek L, Zablotska LB, Wiggins C, Laurier D. Lung Cancer and Radon: Pooled Analysis of Uranium Miners Hired in 1960 or Later. Environ Health Perspect. 2022 05; 130(5):57010.  View on PubMed
  4. Chirikova E, McConnell RJ, O'Kane P, Yauseyenka V, Little MP, Minenko V, Drozdovitch V, Veyalkin I, Hatch M, Chan JM, Huang CY, Mabuchi K, Cahoon EK, Rozhko A, Zablotska LB. Association between exposure to radioactive iodine after the Chernobyl accident and thyroid volume in Belarus 10-15 years later. Environ Health. 2022 01 07; 21(1):5.  View on PubMed
  5. Estelle Rage - de Moissy, David B Richardson, Paul Demers, Minh Do, Nathan DeBono, Nora Fenske, Veronika Deffner, Michaela Kreuzer, Jonathan Samet, Stephen Bertke, Kaitlin Kelly-Reif, Mary Schubauer-Berigan, Ladislav Tomasek, Lydia Zablotska, Charles Wigg. O-296 Radon exposure and risk of death from circulatory system diseases among a large cohort of uranium miners – the PUMA study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021 Oct 1; 78(Suppl 1):a46-a46.  View on PubMed
  6. Vivian Avelino-silva, Lydia Zablotska, Jeffrey Martin. 591The “Big 6”: A purpose-based framework for motivating and teaching epidemiologic methods. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2021 Sep 1; 50(Supplement_1).  View on PubMed
  7. Besson C, Moore A, Wu W, Vajdic CM, de Sanjose S, Camp NJ, Smedby KE, Shanafelt TD, Morton LM, Brewer JD, Zablotska L, Engels EA, Cerhan JR, Slager SL, Han J, Berndt SI, InterLymph Consortium. Full authors list is given at the end of the manuscript. Common genetic polymorphisms contribute to the association between chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and non-melanoma skin cancer. Int J Epidemiol. 2021 08 30; 50(4):1325-1334.  View on PubMed
  8. Little MP, Wakeford R, Zablotska LB, Borrego D, Griffin KT, Allodji RS, de Vathaire F, Lee C, Brenner AV, Miller JS, Campbell D, Sadetzki S, Doody MM, Holmberg E, Lundell M, Adams MJ, French B, Linet MS, Berrington de Gonzalez A. Lymphoma and multiple myeloma in cohorts of persons exposed to ionising radiation at a young age. Leukemia. 2021 10; 35(10):2906-2916.  View on PubMed
  9. Golden AP, Milder CM, Ellis ED, Anderson JL, Boice JD, Bertke SJ, Zablotska LB. Cohort profile: four early uranium processing facilities in the US and Canada. Int J Radiat Biol. 2021; 97(6):833-847.  View on PubMed
  10. 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). Int J Epidemiol. 2021 05 17; 50(2):633-643.  View on PubMed
  11. Karpov AB, Takhauov RM, Zerenkov AG, Semenova YV, Bogdanov IM, Kazantceva SB, Blinov AP, Kalinkin DE, Gorina GV, Litvinova OV, Ermolaev YD, Mironova EB, Plaksin MB, Takhauov AR, Zablotska LB. Descriptive characteristics of occupational exposures and medical follow-up in the cohort of workers of the Siberian Group of Chemical Enterprises in Seversk, Russia. Int J Radiat Biol. 2021; 97(6):848-860.  View on PubMed
  12. Hamada N, Laiakis EC, Zablotska LB, Cullings HM. Introduction to the Second Bill Morgan Memorial Special Issue: an update on low dose biology, epidemiology, its integration and implications for radiation protection. Int J Radiat Biol. 2021; 97(6):755-756.  View on PubMed
  13. Ekaterina Chirikova, Elizabeth K Cahoon, Alexander Rozhko, Vladimir Drozdovitch, Mark P Little, Robert J McConnell, Victor Minenko, Ilya Veyalkin, Vasilina Yauseyenka, Maureen Hatch, Patrick O’Kane, Lydia B Zablotska. Association Between 131I Exposure After the Chernobyl Accident and Thyroid Volume in Children in Belarus. Journal of the Endocrine Society. 2021 May 3; 5(Suppl 1):a856-a857.  View on PubMed
  14. Apostoaei AI, Thomas BA, Hoffman FO, Kocher DC, Thiessen KM, Borrego D, Lee C, Simon SL, Zablotska LB. Fluoroscopy X-Ray Organ-Specific Dosimetry System (FLUXOR) for Estimation of Organ Doses and Their Uncertainties in the Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study. Radiat Res. 2021 04 01; 195(4):385-396.  View on PubMed
  15. 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. Health Phys. 2021 03 01; 120(3):278-287.  View on PubMed
  16. 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. 2020 08; 119(2):176-191.  View on PubMed
  17. 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.  View on PubMed
  18. 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.  View on PubMed
  19. 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.  View on PubMed
  20. 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.  View on PubMed

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