Elizabeth E. Hatch, PhD

Professor, Epidemiology
Elizabeth Hatch
(617) 358-3987eehatch@bu.edu
Talbot – 318E
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Biography

Dr. Hatch’s research interests are focused on exposures related to fertility and pregnancy outcomes. She has been principal investigator of two NIH-funded grants to evaluate factors related to reproductive health in Denmark. Currently, in collaboration with Dr. Wise, she is leading a five year study to continue enrollment and combine data from the Danish cohort and the similarly-designed PRESTO cohort in North America. The study uses internet-based recruitment and follow-up and is evaluating factors related to fertility, miscarriage, and adverse pregnancy outcomes, with a particular focus on diet and medication use. With support from the Oak Foundation and the National Toxicology Program, Dr. Hatch is evaluating exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals a subset of women in the cohort, and whether they may affect fertility and pregnancy outcomes. Dr. Hatch is also interested in prenatal and childhood exposures in relation to long-term health outcomes such as hormonally-related cancers, reproductive outcomes, and obesity. She teaches cancer epidemiology and has conducted research on several cancer sites including brain cancer, childhood leukemia, and breast and cervical cancer. Prior to joining the faculty at BU in 2000, she was an investigator at the National Cancer Institute, where she led a large cohort study on the health risks of exposure to the synthetic hormone, diethylstilbestrol (DES) among women exposed during pregnancy and their offspring exposed in utero. She continues her involvement with the DES study as a co-investigator of the BU DES study site, where 2nd and 3rd generation offspring are being followed for cancer and other conditions.

Education

  • Yale University, PhD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS
  • Harvard University, BA

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP735

Publications

  • Published on 1/5/2018

    McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Perkins RB, Wise LA. Re: The effect of vaccination against human papillomavirus on fecundability. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2018 Jan 05. PMID: 29315695.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Tucker KL, Saklani S, Mikkelsen EM, Cueto H, Riis AH, Trolle E, McKinnon CJ, Hahn KA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Hatch EE. Dietary Fat Intake and Fecundability in 2 Preconception Cohort Studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Jan 01; 187(1):60-74. PMID: 28595290.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Troisi R, Titus L, Hatch EE, Palmer JR, Huo D, Strohsnitter WC, Adam E, Ricker W, Hyer M, Hoover RN. A Prospective Cohort Study of Prenatal Diethylstilbestrol Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease Risk. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Jan 01; 103(1):206-212. PMID: 29069384.

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  • Published on 12/22/2017

    Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Mahalingaiah S. Marijuana use and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Dec 22. PMID: 29273628.

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  • Published on 11/10/2017

    Troisi R, Hatch EE, Titus L, Strohsnitter W, Gail MH, Huo D, Adam E, Robboy SJ, Hyer M, Hoover RN, Palmer JR. Prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure and cancer risk in women. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2017 Nov 10. PMID: 29124779.

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  • Published on 9/14/2017

    Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Wise LA. Age and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Dec; 217(6):667.e1-667.e8. PMID: 28917614.

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  • Published on 9/7/2017

    McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Perkins RB, Wise LA. The Effect of Vaccination Against Human Papillomavirus on Fecundability. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Nov; 31(6):531-536. PMID: 28881394.

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  • Published on 3/30/2017

    Sponholtz TR, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Hatch EE, Adams-Campbell LL, Wise LA. Reproductive factors and incidence of endometrial cancer in U.S. black women. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Jun; 28(6):579-588. PMID: 28361447.

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  • Published on 3/10/2017

    Vinceti M, Violi F, Tzatzarakis M, Mandrioli J, Malagoli C, Hatch EE, Fini N, Fasano A, Rakitskii VN, Kalantzi OI, Tsatsakis A. Pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in cerebrospinal fluid of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients: a case-control study. Environ Res. 2017 May; 155:261-267. PMID: 28242563.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Christensen T, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Nielsen MG, Rothman KJ, Toft Sørensen H, Mikkelsen EM. Costs and Efficiency of Online and Offline Recruitment Methods: A Web-Based Cohort Study. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Mar 01; 19(3):e58. PMID: 28249833.

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