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Health-Related Surveys for Epidemiologists EGRP/DCCPS

Details: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Cancer Control Supplement The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a continuous nationwide in-person survey of approximately 35,000 households conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics of the …

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Environmental Epidemiology EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: A growing number of chemical and physical agents have been classified as carcinogens by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ National Toxicology Program. EGRP is committed to supporting the study of these agents, their contribution and

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Cancer Registry Resources EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The cancer registry resources listed below provide information about sources of national and statewide cancer statistics. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program collects information on cancer incidence, prevalence, and survival from specific geographic areas representing …

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Cancer and Emergency Medicine EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), of which the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) is a part, is interested in addressing knowledge gaps by supporting investigator-initiated applications for observational and multilevel intervention studies focused on health-related

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Diet History Questionnaire III (DHQ III) EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The nutrient and food group database [CSV - 2.30 MB] for DHQ III is based on a compilation of national 24-hour dietary recall data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) conducted in 2007-08, 2009-10, 2011-12, and 2013-14 among those 19 years or older. Use in younger age groups is not appropriate given that the food

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Evaluating the Healthy Eating Index

Details: To do this, we scored dietary data from the most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) for each version of the HEI. Data from 2001-2002 NHANES was used to evaluate HEI-2005; data from NHANES 2003-2004 was used to evaluate HEI-2010; and data from NHANES 2011-2012 was used to evaluate HEI-2015.

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Dietary Screener Questionnaire in the NHANES 2009-10

Details: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) assesses the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the U.S. It collects detailed information about food, nutrient, and supplement intake and other dietary behaviors. Before the 2009-10 administration, the NHANES collected this information exclusively through 24-hour recalls, food frequency questionnaires, and

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Scott D. Rogers, MPH

Details: Public Health Advisor Office of the Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program Telephone: (240) 276-6932 Fax: (240) 276-7920 E-mail: [email protected] Degrees

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Dietary Screener Questionnaires (DSQ) in the NHANES 2009

Details: The Dietary Screener Questionnaire (DSQ) was administered by interviewers in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009-2010 series. Skip to Main Content COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

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Register of Validated Short Dietary Assessment Instruments

Details: Overview. Welcome to the Register of Validated Short Dietary Assessment Instruments. Unlike food records and 24-hour dietary recalls that aim to capture the total diet, short instruments assess limited aspects of the diet and are thus less burdensome for respondents and researchers.

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Usual Dietary Intakes EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Overview. Usual dietary intake is the long-term average daily intake of a nutrient or food. The concept of usual intake is important because dietary recommendations are intended to be met over time and diet-health hypotheses are based on dietary intakes over the long term.

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Pothur R. Srinivas, PhD, MPH, Deputy Associate Director

Details: Biography. Dr. Pothur Srinivas is the Deputy Associate Director of NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomic Research Program (EGRP). He provides support and expertise to EGRP’s Associate Director and assists in implementing administrative and scientific strategic plans and enhance collaborations across the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), NCI and NIH.

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Metabolomics in Population-Based Research EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The National Institutes of Health Common Fund established the Metabolomics Program in 2012 to increase the national capacity in metabolomics. The goal of this funding program is to advance several core areas, including comprehensive metabolomics resource cores, metabolomics technology development, metabolomics reference standards synthesis, and

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March 2021 Newsletter EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Maximizing the Scientific Value of Existing Biospecimen Collections (R21, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Secondary Analyses of Existing Datasets of Tobacco Use and Health (R21, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Modular R01s in Cancer Control and Population Sciences (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)Expert-Driven Small Projects to Strengthen Gabriella Miller Kids First Discovery (R03, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

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Meghan Zimmer, MPH

Details: Biography. Meghan Zimmer is a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow in EGRP’s Risk Factor Assessment Branch (RFAB). In this capacity, she analyzes dietary intake data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES); updates RFAB resources like the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and Dietary Assessment Primer; and maintains several registries, including the Register of …

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Fruit & Vegetable Screeners in the Eating at America's

Details: In the early 1990s, NCI staff worked with individual grantees to the National Cancer Institute's 5 A Day for Better Health Program to develop a short 7-item assessment tool to measure intake of fruits and vegetables (Thompson, FE and Byers, T. Dietary Assessment Resource Manual. J Nutr 1994;124(11S):2305S). This tool has been used widely to track changes in fruit and vegetable …

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About NCI's Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Details: To improve public health by reducing cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality. Who We Are. EGRP is organized into five branches and an Office of the Associate Director which oversee and facilitate cancer epidemiology research. Program directors in these branches provide information, consultation, and advice about NCI and NIH funding

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Dietary Screener Questionnaire (DSQ) in the National

Details: the Dietary Screener Questionnaire (DSQ) in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003-2006. This information includes the data processing and scoring procedures using earlier methods (based on NHANES 2003-2006), more current methods (based on NHANES 2009-10) are available on the EGRP website at

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Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RD

Details: Jill Reedy, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., is a Branch Chief of the Risk Factor Assessment Branch in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program at NCI.

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NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Information on the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, a member of the NCI Cohort Consortium. Skip to Main Content COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

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Audrey Wellons, MPH

Details: M.P.H. - Behavioral and Community Health Certificate in Global Health, University of Maryland, College Park; B.A. - English Language Major with Writing Concentration, Psychology Minor, Goucher College; Biography. Ms. Wellons is a Communications Specialist in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program's (EGRP) Office of the Associate

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Krista A. Zanetti, PhD, MPH, RD

Details: In this capacity, Dr. Zanetti is the NCI co-coordinator of the NIH Metabolomics Common Fund Program, a member of the Human Health Exposure Analysis Resource (HHEAR) Executive Committee, the Program Officer for the COnsortium of METabolomics Studies (COMETS) and the Chair of the NIH Metabolomics Scientific Interest Group.

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Identifying Extreme Exposure Values EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Because the NHANES is a national representative survey and this screener was administered to children aged 2 years through adults aged 69 years, we expect this guidance to be appropriate for most U.S. populations.

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Research in Understudied Populations and Cancer

Details: The Transitions Clinic Network, which she co-founded, is a consortium of 15 community health centers nationwide dedicated to caring for recently released prisoners and defining best practices for the health care of individuals leaving prison. Dr. Wang's presentation focused on cancer in incarcerated populations.

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Usual Dietary Intakes: SAS Macros for the NCI Method

Details: error-corrected estimates of regression slopes in a health outcome model where usual intake is considered a continuous exposure; and; the effects of non-dietary covariates on usual food or nutrient consumption.

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Body Composition and Cancer Outcomes Research Webinar

Details: Kristin Campbell, Ph.D. - “Maintaining muscle health with exercise in cancer survivors: when and how to intervene.” 01/16/2020 Jose Garcia, Ph.D. - “The biology of muscle loss in cancer and current therapeutic trials for the treatment of muscle loss.” 12/19/2019

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CaPTC Membership Form EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; National Institutes of Health; National Cancer Institute; USA.gov; 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) NIH

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Workshop on Next Steps in Studying Human Microbiome and

Details: Microbiome studies were put on the map with two major initiatives in 2007 and 2008, respectively: the NIH's Human Microbiome Project and the European Commission's Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract (MetaHIT). Their aim was to generate research resources to enable comprehensive characterization of the human microbiota and to analyze their role in human health and disease.

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Create.pam* Programs EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The SAS programs create.pam_perminute.sas, create.pam_perday.sas, and create.pam_perperson.sas edit the NHANES 2003-2004 PAM data and create datasets that can be used for analyses. The raw data are available for download from the NCHS. Modify the programs for your local environment. Users can modify these programs to examine other issues, such as alternate definitions …

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Infectious Agents and Cancer Epidemiology Research Webinar

Details: Dr. Camargo is a cancer epidemiologist originally from Colombia. She earned an M.S. in epidemiology from the School of Public Health in Mexico, an M.H.A degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, and a Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Jarrett A. Johnson, DrPH, MS, CHES

Details: Degrees. Dr.P.H. – Community Health Behavior and Education, Georgia Southern University M.S. – Health Services Administration, D'Youville College B.S. – Biology, The State University of New York, College at Buffalo (Buffalo State)

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HEI Scores for Examining Association between Diet and

Details: Guidance on the appropriate estimation of HEI scores using the MCMC approach for use in models estimating relationships with health or other variables based on 24-hour recall data is in preparation. Further details will be posted when available.

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TEAM Webinar Series EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: The role of the gut microbiome in human health is an area of active research. To incorporate the human microbiome into epidemiologic studies, well-designed human studies that include approaches to accurately measure the microbiome are needed. Therefore, it is important to understand sources and magnitude of biases that may mask the natural

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NCI Workshop on Broadening Epidemiologic Data Sharing

Details: Logistical Considerations and Practical Solutions Meir Stampfer, M.D., Dr.Ph. Harvard School of Public Health; Panel Discussion, Moderated by Julie Buring, Harvard School of Public Health Julie Palmer, James Lacey, Sara Lindstrom, Meir Stampfer, Ulrike Peters. Online attendees may email questions/comments to [email protected] 10:30 a.m

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SAS Programs for Analyzing NHANES 2003-2004 Accelerometer

Details: SAS code is now available for analyzing Actigraph 7164 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM) data from the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).These programs are written to import and analyze accelerometer data downloaded from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). If you wish to use these programs with data downloaded directly from Actigraph …

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Organizational Structure EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Leadership. The Office of the Associate Director (OAD) develops and implements the mission and scientific and strategic agenda of the Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program (EGRP). The OAD integrates and coordinates the activities of the component Branches by establishing program priorities, allocating resources, staff, and assignments; and manages scientific activities and …

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Obesity Policy Research EGRP/DCCPS/NCI/NIH

Details: Obesity prevalence in the United States has risen substantially in the last 50 years, particularly since the early 1980s. Experiences with tobacco control and other public health initiatives suggest that public policy may be a powerful tool to improve diet and physical activity behavior at the population level.

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Diet History Questionnaire: Canadian

Details: This large relational database compiled by the Nutrition Research Division at Health Canada, is the most comprehensive and valid source of Canadian food composition information. The database contains average values for the content of 112 nutrients in 4,943 foods available in Canada.

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Diet History Questionnaire: Development of the DHQ

Details: The nutrient and food group database, created for analyzing the DHQ, is based on national dietary intake data from the 1994-96 U.S. Department of Agriculture's Continuing Survey of Food Intake by Individuals (CSFII).These 24-hour dietary recall data were used to decide which foods to include on the DHQ and what the portion sizes should be. The CSFII foods were placed into food groups

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Precision Cancer Screening in the General Population

Details: Precision cancer screening in the general population is an important and timely topic in cancer research, but much about its effectiveness in clinical and public health settings remains unknown. Purpose

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