BiographyDr. Cozier is currently an investigator on the Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS) and the BWHS Sarcoidosis Study at the Slone Epidemiology Center. Her research interests include social and genetic determinants of health in African-American women -- specifically, the influence of factors such as racism, neighborhood socioeconomic status, and genetics in the development of cancer, cardiovascular risk, and pulmonary (sarcoidosis) disease. Additional research interests include oral health, and the role that the faith community, particularly the black church, plays in health promotion/disease prevention efforts associated with HIV/AIDS, hypertension, and obesity.
- Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Boston University School of Public Health
- Center Faculty Member, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Medicine
- Harvard University Extension School, BA
- Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
- Boston University School of Public Health, DSc
- Published on 1/15/2017
Heaton B, Gordon NB, Garcia RI, Rosenberg L, Rich S, Fox MP, Cozier YC. A Clinical Validation of Self-Reported Periodontitis Among Participants in the Black Women's Health Study. J Periodontol. 2017 Jan 15; 1-13. PMID: 28088874.
- Published on 12/1/2016
Cozier YC. Assessing the worldwide epidemiology of sarcoidosis: challenges and future directions. Eur Respir J. 2016 Dec; 48(6):1545-1548. PMID: 27903684.
- Published on 9/13/2016
Shields AE, Wise LA, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Seddighzadeh B, Byun HM, Cozier YC, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR, Baccarelli AA. Childhood abuse, promoter methylation of leukocyte NR3C1 and the potential modifying effect of emotional support. Epigenomics. 2016 Nov; 8(11):1507-1517. PMID: 27620456.
- Published on 8/12/2016
Palmer JR, Gerlovin H, Bethea TN, Bertrand KA, Holick MF, Ruiz-Narvaez EN, Wise LA, Haddad SA, Adams-Campbell LL, Kaufman HW, Rosenberg L, Cozier YC. Predicted 25-hydroxyvitamin D in relation to incidence of breast cancer in a large cohort of African American women. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Aug 12; 18(1):86. PMID: 27520657.
- Published on 4/22/2016
Adams-Campbell LL, Dash C, Palmer JR, Wiedemeier MV, Russell CW, Rosenberg L, Cozier YC. Predictors of biospecimen donation in the Black Women's Health Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Jun; 27(6):797-803. PMID: 27106577.
- Published on 4/21/2016
Bethea TN, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Cozier YC. Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status in Relation to All-Cause, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Mortality in the Black Women's Health Study. Ethn Dis. 2016 Apr 21; 26(2):157-64. PMID: 27103765.
- Published on 4/1/2016
Cozier YC, Albert MA, Castro-Webb N, Coogan PF, Ridker P, Kaufman HW, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status in Relation to Serum Biomarkers in the Black Women's Health Study. J Urban Health. 2016 Apr; 93(2):279-91. PMID: 27000125.
- Published on 1/1/2016
Dumas O, Abramovitz L, Wiley AS, Cozier YC, Camargo CA. Epidemiology of Sarcoidosis in a Prospective Cohort Study of U.S. Women. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jan; 13(1):67-71. PMID: 26501211.
- Published on 6/10/2015
Greece JA, Kratze A, DeJong W, Cozier YC, Quatromoni PA. Body Mass Index and Sociodemographic Predictors of School Lunch Purchase Behavior during a Year-Long Environmental Intervention in Middle School. Behav Sci (Basel). 2015; 5(2):324-40. PMID: 26067683.
- Published on 4/1/2015
Cozier YC, Coogan PF, Govender P, Berman JS, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. Obesity and weight gain in relation to incidence of sarcoidosis in US black women: data from the Black Women's Health Study. Chest. 2015 Apr; 147(4):1086-93. PMID: 25411869.
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