Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Cheryl Thompson, PhD, MS

Cheryl Thompson, PhD, MS

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
cpt5425@psu.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Cheryl Thompson is a genetic and molecular epidemiologist who is interested in the intersection of behavioral, lifestyle and environmental factors with inherited variation to influence individual risk of cancer or cancer outcomes. Using human populations, she seeks to understand what causes cancer development and progression in hopes of identifying ways to prevent and treat cancer.

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Genes
  • Adenoma
  • Population
  • Odds Ratio
  • Sleep
  • Obesity
  • Melanoma
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Recent Publications

2022

Sheele, JM, Bragg, KJ, Bragg, B, Campos, SC, Elkins, JM, Niforatos, JD & Thompson, CL 2022, 'Descriptive Epidemiology of Women in the Emergency Department with Gonorrhea and Chlamydial Infection in the United States', Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 144-157. https://doi.org/10.1097/TME.0000000000000408
Sheele, JM, Niforatos, JD, Elkins, JM, Campos, SC & Thompson, CL 2022, 'Prediction model for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis in the emergency department', American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 51, pp. 313-319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2021.11.004
Thompson, CL, Misko, TA & Chance, MR 2022, 'Training the next generation of translational scientists: The Case Western Reserve University Translational Fellows Program', Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. https://doi.org/10.1017/cts.2022.390

2021

Okello, CD, Mulumba, Y, Omoding, A, Ddungu, H, Welch, K, Thompson, CL, Cowan, AJ, Cooney, MM & Orem, J 2021, 'Characteristics and outcomes of patients with multiple myeloma at the uganda cancer institute', African Health Sciences, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 67-74. https://doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v21i1.11
Fish, R, Weber, A, Crowley, M, March, M, Thompson, C & Voos, K 2021, 'Early antenatal counseling in the outpatient setting for high-risk pregnancies: a randomized control trial', Journal of Perinatology, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 1595-1604. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-021-00933-x
Miller, ME, Patil, N, Li, P, Freyvogel, M, Greenwalt, I, Rock, L, Simpson, A, Teresczuk, M, Carlisle, S, Peñuela, M, Thompson, CL, Shenk, R & Dietz, J 2021, 'Hospital System Adoption of Magnetic Seeds for Wireless Breast and Lymph Node Localization', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 3223-3229. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09311-x
Kar, SP, Considine, DPC, Tyrer, JP, Plummer, JT, Chen, S, Dezem, FS, Barbeira, AN, Rajagopal, PS, Rosenow, WT, Moreno, F, Bodelon, C, Chang-Claude, J, Chenevix-Trench, G, deFazio, A, Dörk, T, Ekici, AB, Ewing, A, Fountzilas, G, Goode, EL, Hartman, M, Heitz, F, Hillemanns, P, Høgdall, E, Høgdall, CK, Huzarski, T, Jensen, A, Karlan, BY, Khusnutdinova, E, Kiemeney, LA, Kjaer, SK, Klapdor, R, Köbel, M, Li, J, Liebrich, C, May, T, Olsson, H, Permuth, JB, Peterlongo, P, Radice, P, Ramus, SJ, Riggan, MJ, Risch, HA, Saloustros, E, Simard, J, Szafron, LM, Titus, L, Thompson, CL, Vierkant, RA, Winham, SJ, Zheng, W, Doherty, JA, Berchuck, A, Lawrenson, K, Im, HK, Manichaikul, AW, Pharoah, PDP, Gayther, SA & Schildkraut, JM 2021, 'Pleiotropy-guided transcriptome imputation from normal and tumor tissues identifies candidate susceptibility genes for breast and ovarian cancer', Human Genetics and Genomics Advances, vol. 2, no. 3, 100042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xhgg.2021.100042
Walsh, RS, Payne, A, Cossler, NJ, Thompson, CL & Bhola, M 2021, 'Safety of immediate skin-to-skin contact after vaginal birth in vigorous late preterm neonates - A pilot study', Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 95-100. https://doi.org/10.3233/NPM-190311

2020

Scott, JF, Brough, KR, Grigoryan, KV, Muzic, JG, Kim, GY, Conic, RRZ, Hill, ST, Brewer, JD, Baum, CL, Litzow, MR, Hogan, WJ, Patnaik, MS, Hashmi, SK, Lazarus, HM, Bordeaux, JS, Thompson, CL, Gerstenblith, MR & Lehman, JS 2020, 'Risk Factors for Keratinocyte Carcinoma in Recipients of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplants', JAMA Dermatology, vol. 156, no. 6, pp. 631-639. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.0559
Darrow, CJ, Bai-Tong, SS, Kang, EM, Thompson, CL & Walsh, MC 2020, 'Use of acidified versus non-acidified liquid human milk fortifier in very low birth weight infants: A retrospective comparison of clinical outcomes', Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 71-79. https://doi.org/10.3233/NPM-180188

2019

Stepanek, T, Constantinou, N, Marshall, H, Pham, R, Thompson, C, Dubchuk, C & Plecha, D 2019, 'Changes in the Utilization of the BI-RADS Category 3 Assessment in Recalled Patients Before and After the Implementation of Screening Digital Breast Tomosynthesis', Academic Radiology, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 1515-1525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.12.020
Alencherry, E, Goel, R, Gore, S, Thompson, C, Dubchuk, C, Bomeisl, P, Gilmore, H, Dyhdalo, K & Plecha, DM 2019, 'Clinical, imaging, and intervention factors associated with the upgrade of isolated flat epithelial atypia', Clinical Imaging, vol. 54, pp. 21-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.11.008

2018

Tsung, K, Thompson, CL, Knight, JM, Maximuk, S, Sadri, N, Gilmore, H, Keri, RA, Vinayak, S, Harris, L & Silverman, P 2018, 'A breast multi-disciplinary genomic tumor board is feasible and can provide timely and impactful recommendations', Breast Journal, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 676-677. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13027
Gorlov, I, Orlow, I, Ringelberg, C, Hernando, E, Ernstoff, MS, Cheng, C, Her, S, Parker, JS, Thompson, CL, Gerstenblith, MR, Berwick, M & Amos, C 2018, 'Identification of gene expression levels in primary melanoma associated with clinically meaningful characteristics', Melanoma Research, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 380-389. https://doi.org/10.1097/CMR.0000000000000473
Arbesman, J, Ravichandran, S, Funchain, P & Thompson, CL 2018, 'Melanoma cases demonstrate increased carrier frequency of phenylketonuria/hyperphenylalanemia mutations', Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 529-533. https://doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12695
Somasegar, S, Li, L & Thompson, CL 2018, 'No association of reproductive risk factors with breast cancer tumor grade', European Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 140-143. https://doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000324
Bakshi, S, Schmidt, HM, Baskin, AE, Croniger, CM, Thompson, CL, Bonfield, T, Fletcher, D & Berger, NA 2018, 'Sexual dimorphism in developmental and diet-dependent circulating retinol binding protein 4', Obesity Science and Practice, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 526-534. https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.301
Scott, JF, Conic, RZ, Thompson, CL, Gerstenblith, MR & Bordeaux, JS 2018, 'Stage IV melanoma of unknown primary: A population-based study in the United States from 1973 to 2014', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 258-265.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2018.03.021

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