Associate Professor sallyf@uic.edu Sally Freels Epidemiology and Biostatistics 312⎼996⎼4763 SPHPI 953


BIOGRAPHY

At Northwestern University I studied music and mathematics as an undergraduate, and completed my PhD in Statistics in 1989. I have been a faculty member at UIC since August of 1989.

TEACHING INTERESTS

Logistic regression & survival analysis, intermediate biostatistics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Survival analysis

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

■ PhD ⏐ Northwestern University Statistics ⏐ 1989

■ MS ⏐ Northwestern University Statistics ⏐ 1985

■ BS ⏐ Northwestern University Mathematics ⏐ 1984

PUBLICATIONS

■ Almberg,Kirsten , Turyk,Mary , Jones,Rachael , Rankin,Kristin , Freels,Sally , Stayner,Leslie , (2018) Atrazine contamination of drinking water and adverse birth outcomes in community water systems with elevated atrazine in Ohio, 2006-2008. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 1889

■ Almberg,Kirsten , Turyk,Mary , Jones,Rachael , Rankin,Kristin , Freels,Sally , Graber,Judith , Stayner,Leslie , (2017) Arsenic in drinking water and adverse birth outcomes in Ohio.. Environmental research, 157, 52-59

■ Holloway-Beth,Alfreda , Forst,Linda , Freels,Sally , Brandt-Rauf,Sherry , Friedman,Lee , (2016) Occupational Injury Surveillance Among Law Enforcement Officers Using Workers’ Compensation Data, Illinois 1980 to 2008. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(6), 594–600

■ Li,An , Gao,Jie , Freels,Sally , Huang,Jun , Yu,Gang , (2016) Predicting Gas Chromatography Relative Retention Times for Polychlorinated Biphenyls Using Chlorine Substitution Pattern Contribution Method. Journal of Chromatography A, 1427, 161-169

■ Holloway-Beth,Alfreda , Forst,Linda , Lippert,Julia , Brandt-Rauf,Sherry , Freels,Sally , Friedman,Lee , (2016) Risk factors associated with legal interventions. Injury Epidemiology, 3(1), 2

■ Peterson,Caryn , Rauscher,Garth , Johnson,Timothy , Kirschner,Carolyn , Freels,Sally , Barrett,Richard , Kim,Seijeoung , Fitzgibbon,Marian , Joslin,Charlotte , Davis,Faith , (2015) The effect of neighborhood disadvantage on the racial disparity in ovarian cancer-specific survival in a large hospital-based study in Cook County, Illinois. Frontiers in public health, 3, 8

■ Lapin,B , Ownby,D , Turyk,Mary , Piorkowski,J , Freels,Sally , Chavez,Noel , Wagner-Cassanova,C , Hernandez,E , Pelzel,D , Vergara,C , Persky,Victoria , (2015) Relationship between in utero C-reactive protein levels and asthma in at-risk children.. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 115(4), 282-7

■ Anglen,J , Gruninger,S , Chou,H , Weuve,J , Turyk,Mary , Freels,Sally , Stayner,Leslie , (2015) Occupational mercury exposure in association with prevalence of multiple sclerosis and tremor among US dentists.. Journal of the American Dental Association (1939), 146(9), 659-668.e1

■ Turyk,Mary , Fantuzzi,G , Persky,Victoria , Freels,Sally , Lambertino,A , Pini,M , Rhodes,D , Anderson,H , (2015) Persistent organic pollutants and biomarkers of diabetes risk in a cohort of Great Lakes sport caught fish consumers.. Environmental research, 140, 335-44

■ Lapin,B. , Piorkowski,J. , Ownby,D. , Freels,Sally , Chavez,Noel , Hernandez,E. , Wagner-Cassanova,C. , Pelzel,D. , Vergara,C. , Persky,Victoria , (2015) Relationship between prenatal antibiotic use and asthma in at-risk children. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 114(3), 203-207

■ Lapin,B , Piorkowski,J , Ownby,D , Freels,Sally , Chavez,Noel , Hernandez,E , Wagner-Cassanova,C , Pelzel,D , Vergara,C , Persky,Victoria , (2015) Relationship between prenatal antibiotic use and asthma in at-risk children.. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 114(3), 203-7

■ Braunschweig,Carol , Sheean,P. , Peterson,S. , Perez,S. , Freels,Sally , Lateef,O. , Gurka,D. , Fantuzzi,G. , (2015) Intensive nutrition in acute lung injury: a clinical trial (INTACT). JPEN.Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition, 39(1), 13-20

■ Pusatcioglu,Cenk , Nemeth,Elizabeta , Fantuzzi,Giamila , Llor,Xavier , Freels,Sally , Tussing-Humphreys,Lisa , Cabay,Robert , Linzmeier,Rose , Ng,Damond , Clark,Julia , (2014) Systemic and tumor level iron regulation in men with colorectal cancer: a case control study. Nutrition & metabolism, 11(1), 21

■ Lapin,Brittany , Piorkowski,Julie , Ownby,Dennis , Wagner-Cassanova,Cynthia , Freels,Sally , Chavez,Noel , Hernandez,Eva , Pelzel,Darlene , Vergara,Carmen , Hayes,Rachel , Victoria,Persky , (2014) The relationship of early-life antibiotic use with asthma in at-risk children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

■ Lapin,B , Piorkowski,J , Ownby,D , Wagner-Cassanova,C , Freels,Sally , Chavez,Noel , Hernandez,E , Pelzel,D , Vergara,C , Hayes,R , Persky,Victoria , (2014) The relationship of early-life antibiotic use with asthma in at-risk children.. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 134(3), 728-9

■ Braunschweig,Carol , Sheean,P. , Peterson,S. , Perez,S. , Freels,Sally , Lateef,O. , Gurka,D. , Fantuzzi,G. , (2014) Intensive Nutrition in Acute Lung Injury: A Clinical Trial (INTACT). JPEN.Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition

■ Braunschweig,Carol , Sheean,P. , Peterson,S. , Perez,S. , Freels,Sally , Troy,K. , Ajanaku,F. , Patel,A. , Sclamberg,J. , Wang,Z. , (2013) Exploitation of Diagnostic Computed Tomography Scans to Assess the Impact of Nutritional Support on Body Composition Changes in Respiratory Failure Patients. JPEN.Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition

■ Persky,Victoria , Piorkowski,J. , Turyk,Mary , Freels,Sally , R. Chatterton Jr, , Dimos,J. , Bradlow,H. , Chary,L. , Burse,V. , Unterman,T. , Sepkovic,D. , McCann,K. , (2012) Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure, diabetes and endogenous hormones: a cross-sectional study in men previously employed at a capacitor manufacturing plant. Environmental Health, 11, 57

■ Hartlage,S. , Freels,Sally , Gotman,N. , Yonkers,K. , (2012) Criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder: secondary analyses of relevant data sets. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69(3), 300-305

■ Persky,Victoria , Piorkowski,Julie , Turyk,Mary , Freels,Sally , Robert Chatterton Jr., , Dimos,John , Bradlow,H. , Chary,Lin , Burse,Virlyn , Unterman,Terry , Sepkovic,Daniel , McCann,Kenneth , (2011) Associations of polychlorinated biphenyl exposure and endogenous hormones with diabetes in post-menopausal women previously employed at a capacitor manufacturing plant. Environmental research, 111(6), 817-824

■ Lambertino,Anissa , Turyk,Mary , Anderson,Henry , Freels,Sally , Persky,Victoria , (2011) Uterine leiomyomata in a cohort of Great Lakes sport fish consumers. Environmental research, 111(4), 565-572

■ Lambertino,A , Turyk,Mary , Anderson,H , Freels,Sally , Persky,Victoria , (2011) Uterine leiomyomata in a cohort of Great Lakes sport fish consumers.. Environmental research, 111(4), 565-72