Marianne U. Yood, DSc

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Marianne Yood


Dr. Ulcickas Yood has more than 25 years professional experience in epidemiologic research. Her research focuses on pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety as well as methodologic issues relating to exposure measurement and data quality in large administrative databases. She collaborates with the Cancer Research Network to study cancer treatment effectiveness and sequelae. Dr. Ulcickas Yood has served on various advisory boards related to pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety and is currently a member of the Editorial Board for Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. She has published over 75 articles in numerous journals and is currently a co-investigator on 6 NIH funded grants. In addition, Dr. Ulcickas Yood is principal epidemiologist at EpiSource, an organization that designs and implements pharmacoepidemiology studies.


  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Boston University, BS
  • Boston University School of Public Health, DSc


  • Published on 11/30/2017

    Alford SH, Divine G, Chao C, Habel LA, Janakiraman N, Wang Y, Feigelson HS, Scholes D, Roblin D, Epstein MM, Engel L, Havstad S, Wells K, Yood MU, Fortuny J, Johnson CC. Serum cholesterol trajectories in the 10 years prior to lymphoma diagnosis. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Jan; 29(1):143-156. PMID: 29192350.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Johnson CC, Jankowski M, Rolnick S, Yood MU, Alford SH. Influence of NSAID Use Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors on Cancer Outcomes. Am J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug; 40(4):370-374. PMID: 25503426.

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  • Published on 5/15/2017

    Epstein MM, Divine G, Chao CR, Wells KE, Feigelson HS, Scholes D, Roblin D, Ulcickas Yood M, Engel LS, Taylor A, Fortuny J, Habel LA, Johnson CC. Statin use and risk of multiple myeloma: An analysis from the cancer research network. Int J Cancer. 2017 Aug 01; 141(3):480-487. PMID: 28425616.

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  • Published on 12/19/2016

    Fu AZ, Tsai HT, Haque R, Yood MU, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Van Den Eeden SK, Keating NL, Smith MR, Zhou Y, Aaronson DS, Potosky AL. Mortality and Androgen Deprivation Therapy as Salvage Treatment for Biochemical Recurrence after Primary Therapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer. J Urol. 2017 Jun; 197(6):1448-1454. PMID: 28007467.

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  • Published on 8/10/2014

    McGlynn KA, Divine GW, Sahasrabuddhe VV, Engel LS, VanSlooten A, Wells K, Yood MU, Alford SH. Statin use and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a U.S. population. Cancer Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 38(5):523-7. PMID: 25113938.

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  • Published on 6/18/2014

    Jordan JH, Thwin SS, Lash TL, Buist DS, Field TS, Haque R, Pawloski PA, Petersen HV, Prout MN, Quinn VP, Yood MU, Silliman RA, Geiger AM. Incident comorbidities and all-cause mortality among 5-year survivors of Stage I and II breast cancer diagnosed at age 65 or older: a prospective-matched cohort study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul; 146(2):401-9. PMID: 24939060.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Allen LA, Yood MU, Wagner EH, Aiello Bowles EJ, Pardee R, Wellman R, Habel L, Nekhlyudov L, Davis RL, Onitilo AA, Magid DJ. Performance of claims-based algorithms for identifying heart failure and cardiomyopathy among patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Med Care. 2014 May; 52(5):e30-8. PMID: 22643199.

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  • Published on 4/6/2014

    Yardley DA, Kaufman PA, Brufsky A, Yood MU, Rugo H, Mayer M, Quah C, Yoo B, Tripathy D. Treatment patterns and clinical outcomes for patients with de novo versus recurrent HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun; 145(3):725-34. PMID: 24706168.

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  • Published on 3/1/2014

    Lash TL, Thwin SS, Yood MU, Geiger AM, Bosco J, Quinn VP, Field TS, Pawloski PA, Silliman RA. Comprehensive evaluation of the incidence of late effects in 5-year survivors of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Apr; 144(3):643-63. PMID: 24584822.

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  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Amiri L, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Dakki H, Li J, Wells K, Oliveria SA, Yood MU, Thomas A, Lanfear DE. Patient characteristics and participation in a genetic study: a type 2 diabetes cohort. J Investig Med. 2014 Jan; 62(1):26-32. PMID: 24379022.

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