Heather M. Ochs-Balcom

PhD

Heather M. Ochs-Balcom.

Heather M. Ochs-Balcom

PhD

Heather M. Ochs-Balcom

PhD

Director of Graduate Studies, MPH Program
Director, MPH Concentration in Epidemiology
Associate Professor

Research Topics

Genetic epidemiology of complex traits; cancer health disparities; obesity and cancer risk; gene-environment interactions.

Contact Information

268D Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5338

Fax: (716) 829-2979

hmochs2@buffalo.edu

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UB News

6/26/19

Study seeks to identify new genes associated with breast cancer risk in African American women.

6/4/18

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10/24/17

The projects include introducing genetics to high schoolers, strengthening the STEM workforce and tailoring breast cancer info to African-American women.

4/24/17

Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by UB researchers.