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Katherine W. Reeves, PhD, MPH

Research Focus - Environmental Determinants of Women’s Health

  • Identify modifiable factors that mediate breast cancer risk through hormonal pathways, including depression and/or antidepressant use, endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as bisphenol-A (BPA) or phthalates, and obesity and metabolic disease
  • Understand how these factors impact breast cancer risk and mammographic density, a strong marker for breast cancer susceptibility

Representative Publication

Reeves KW, Díaz-Santana M, Manson JE, et al. Urinary phthalate biomarker concentrations and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019;111(10): 1059-1067. 

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