Dr. Freudenheim received a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and an MS
in Preventive Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She subsequently came to UB for postdoctoral training in cancer
epidemiology and was appointed to the faculty in the Department of
Epidemiology and Environmental Health in 1987. Dr. Freudenheim
became Interim Chair of the Department in 2003 and was Chair from
2006 until June 2013. She returned as Interim Chair in July 2014.
Freudenheim is also Adjunct Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park
Cancer Institute and Affiliated Scientist, Research Institute on
Addictions. Her research focuses on breast cancer epidemiology
including an examination of breast tumor characteristics and of
factors related to disparities in breast cancer.
American Association for Cancer Research (Women in Cancer
Research, Molecular Epidemiology Group), American College of
Epidemiology (Fellow), American Epidemiological Society, American
Dietetic Association, American Society for Nutrition, Developmental
Origins of Health and Disease Society, Society for Epidemiologic
Senior Editor, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Editorial Board, Cancer Causes and Control