Vitamin D Pooling Project Participating Cohorts

Vitamin D Pooling Project Participants Gather at 2009 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting

Front Row (left to right): Marji McCullough, Sc.D., R.D., Patricia Hartge, Sc.D., Nonye Harvey, M.P.H., Virginia (Ginny) Hartmuller, Ph.D., R.D., Stephanie Weinstein, Ph.D., Kathy Helzlsouer, M.D., M.H.S.,Lisa Gallichio, Ph.D., Arti Varanasi, Ph.D., Rachael Stolzenberg-Solomon, Ph.D.

Back Row (left to right): Laurence Kolonel, M.D., Ph.D., Alan Arslan, M.D., Francine Laden, Sc.D., Demetrius Albanes, M.D., Yu Chen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Susan Hankinson, Sc.D., Britt Reid, D.D.S., Ph.D., Kirk Snyder, Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, M.D., M.S., Dave Campbell, Emily Steplowski, Dominick Parisi, Lonn Irish, Jason Ashby, Xiao-Ou Shu, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.


The following principal investigators and cohorts are participating in the VDPP. Note that the principal investigators of the VDPP often are not the same individuals who are the principal investigators of the established cohorts.

ACS Cancer Prevention Study-II
Marji McCullough, Sc.D., R.D.
American Cancer Society

Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study
Demetrius Albanes, M.D.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Clue I and II
Kathy Helzlsouer, M.D., M.H.S.
Mercy Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University

Health Professionals Follow-up Study
Francine Laden, Sc.D.
Harvard University

Multiethnic/Minority Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer
Laurence Kolonel, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Hawaii

NYU Women's Health Study
Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, M.D., M.S.
New York University Medical Center

Nurses' Health Study I
Susan Hankinson, Sc.D.
Harvard University

Nurses' Health Study II
Walter C. Willett, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
Harvard School of Public Health

Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial
Mark Purdue., Ph.D.
DCEG, NCI

Shanghai Men's Health Study
Xiao Shu, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Center for Health Services Research

Shanghai Women's Health Study
Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Center for Health Services Research

Steering Committee Chair:
Kathy Helzlsouer, M.D., M.H.S.
Mercy Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University

Data Coordinating Center Representative:
Stephanie Weinstein, Ph.D.
DCEG, NCI

Laboratory Contact:
Ron Horst, Ph.D.
Heartland Assays, Inc., Iowa

NCI Investigators:
Christine Berg, M.D., Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP), NCI
Michal Freedman, J.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., DCEG, NCI
Patricia Hartge, Sc.D., DCEG, NCI
Nonye Harvey, M.P.H., Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), NCI
Britt Reid, D.D.S., Ph.D., EGRP, DCCPS, NCI
Deborah Winn, Ph.D., EGRP, DCCPS, NCI

NCI EGRP Consultant:
Virginia (Ginny) Hartmuller, Ph.D., R.D., The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.

Questions? Contact:
Nonye Harvey, M.P.H., EGRP, DCCPS, NCI
Stephanie Weinstein, Ph.D., DCEG, NCI

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