Margaret A. Gates, Sc.D.

SUNY Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatisticsdr gates photo

NYS Department of Health
Research Scientist, Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research

Address:
Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza Corning Tower, Room 1084
Albany, NY 12237

Phone: 518-473-2361
E-mail: mgates@albany.edu

Education:
Sc.D. Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2007
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2007-2010

Research Interests:
Cancer epidemiology and prevention, modifiable risk factors for breast and ovarian cancer, cancer disparities, cancer survival

Teaching
:
EPI 514 Computer Programming for Data Management & Analysis
EPI 601 General Topics in Epidemiologic Methods
EPI 604 Cancer Epidemiology
EPI 612 Quantitative Methods in Epidemiology

Selected Publications and Presentations:

O’Grady TJ, Kitahara CM, DiRienzo AG, Gates MA. The association between selenium and other micronutrients and thyroid cancer incidence in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e110886.

O’Grady TJ, Kitahara CM, DiRienzo AG, Boscoe FP, Gates MA. Randomization to screening for prostate, lung, colorectal and ovarian cancers and thyroid cancer incidence in two large cancer screening trials. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e106880.

Gates MA, Mekary RA, Chiu GR, Ding EL, Wittert GA, Araujo AB. Sex steroid hormone levels and body composition in men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013;98:2442-50.

Gates MA, Araujo AB, Hall SA, Wittert GA, McKinlay JB. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and levels of oestrogens and androgens in men. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2012; 76:272-80.
Gates MA, Wolpin BM, Cramer DW, Hankinson SE, Tworoger SS. ABO blood group and incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer. Int J Cancer 2011;128:482-6.

Gates MA, Rosner BA, Hecht JL, Tworoger SS. Risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer by histologic subtype. Am J Epidemiol 2010;171:45-53.

Gates MA, Tworoger SS, Eliassen AH, Missmer SA, Hankinson SE. Analgesic use and sex steroid hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010;19:1033-41.

Gates MA, Vitonis AF, Tworoger SS, Rosner B, Titus-Ernstoff L, Hankinson SE, Cramer DW. Flavonoid intake and ovarian cancer risk in a population-based case-control study. Int J Cancer 2009;124:1918-25.

Gates MA, Tworoger SS, Terry KL, Titus-Ernstoff L, Rosner B, De Vivo I, Cramer DW, Hankinson SE. Talc use, variants of the GSTM1, GSTT1, and NAT2 genes, and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2008;17:2436-44.

Gates MA, Tworoger SS, Hecht JL, De Vivo I, Rosner B, Hankinson SE. A prospective study of dietary flavonoid intake and incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer. Int J Cancer 2007;121:2225-32.