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Francesmary_Modugno Francesmary Modugno , PhD, MPH
Visiting Associate Professor
Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-641-5418
Fax: 412-641-5417
Faculty Research Interests
1998-1999 University of Pittsburgh/National Cancer Institute
Fellowship: Molecular Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention
1997-1998 University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Molecular Toxicology

1997-1998 University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H 1998 Epidemiology
Thesis: A Role for the Estrogen-Metabolizing Cytochrome P450 Enzymes in Breast Carcinogenesis.
Delta Omega Best Masterís Thesis Award.

1987-1995 Carnegie Mellon University
M.S. 1989 Computer Science
Ph.D. 1995 Computer Science
Dissertation: Extending End-User Programming in a Visual Shell with Programming by Demonstration and Graphical Language Techniques.
CMUís Nomination for the National ACM Distinguished Dissertation Award.

1983-1987 Cornell University
A.B. 1987 Mathematics and Computer
Science (Magna Cum Laude)
Senior Thesis: Function Finder -- An Application of Computer Science in Math Education.
Selected Publications (from over 100)
1.Modugno, Kip, Cochrane, et al. Obesity, Hormone Therapy, Estrogen Metabolism and Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer. International Journal of Cancer 118(5):1292-301, 2006.

2. Modugno, Ness, Chen, Weiss. Inflammation and Endometrial Cancer: A Hypothesis. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 14: 2840-2847, 2005.

3. Modugno, Zmuda, Potter, et al. Estrogen Metabolizing Polymorphisms and Breast Cancer Risk among Older White Women. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 93(3):261-70, 2005.

4. Modugno, Ngo, Allen, et al. Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Mammographic Breast Density In Women Over Age 70. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 93(3):261-70, 2005.

5. Modugno, Zmuda, Potter, et al. The Association of Estrogen Receptor α Polymorphisms with Breast Cancer Risk in Older White Women. International Journal of Cancer. 116(6):984-91, 2005.

6. Modugno. Ovarian Cancer and Polymorphisms in the Androgen and Progesterone Receptors. American Journal of Epidemiology 159(4):319-335, 2004.

7. Modugno, Knoll, Kanbour-Shakir, Romkes. A Role for the Estrogen-Metabolizing Cytochrome P450 Enzymes in Breast Carcinogenesis. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 82(3):191-97, 2003.

8. Modugno. Ovarian Cancer and High-Risk Women: Implications of Screening, Prevention and Early Detection. Gynecologic Oncology 91:15-31, 2003.

9. Modugno, Moslehi, Ness, et al. Reproductive Factors and Ovarian Cancer Risk in Jewish BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers. Cancer Causes and Control 14(5):439-446, 2003.

10. Modugno, Weissfeld, Trump, et al. Allelic Variants of Aromatase and the Androgen and Estrogen Receptors: Towards a Multigenic Model of Prostate Cancer Risk. Clinical Cancer Research 7:3092-3096, 2001.

11. Modugno, Weissfeld, Hill. Reproducibility in the Assessment of Postmenopausal Ovaries with Transvaginal Ultrasound. Gynecologic Oncology 77:289-292, 2000.

12. Modugno, Corbett, Myers. Visual Programming in a Visual Shell -- A Unified Approach. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 8(5-6):491-522, 1997.

13. Modugno, Leveson, Reese, Partridge and Sandys. Integrated Safety Analysis of Requirements Specifications. Journal of Requirements Engineering 2:65-78, 1997.

14. Modugno and Myers. Visual Programming in a Visual Shell -- An Empirical Evaluation. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 4(3):276-308, 1997.

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