Who's Who

Dana Loomis

Group Head

IARC Monographs Group



Academic Degrees

1989PhDEpidemiologyUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill, NCUSA
1986MSPHEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill, NCUSA

Current Research Projects

  • Carcinogenicity of Ambient Air Pollution, Volume 109 (responsible officer)
    IARC Monographs

  • Environmental Arsenic and Diabetes Mellitus in Chihuahua, Mexico
    University of North Carolina, CINVESTAV, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua

  • Cohort analysis methods for occupational cancer studies
    University of North Carolina

Selected Publications

Lauby-Secretan B, Loomis D, Grosse Y, et al. (2013) Carcinogenicity of polyclychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls. Lancet Oncol 14: 287-8.

Elliott L, Loomis D, Dement J, et al. (2012) Lung cancer mortality in North Carolina and South Carolina asbestos textile workers. Occup Environ Med 69: 385-90.

Loomis D, Dement JM, Elliott L, et al. (2012) Increased lung cancer mortality among chrysotile asbestos textile workers is more strongly associated with exposure to long, thin fibers. Occup Environ Med 69: 564-8.

Guha N, Loomis D, Grosse Y, et al. (2012)Carcinogenicity of trichloroethylene, some other chlorinated solvents, and their metabolites. Lancet Oncol 13: 1192-3.

Kim HM, Richardson D, Loomis D, van Tongeren M, Burstyn I. (2011) Bias in the estimation of exposure effects with individual- and group-based exposure assessment. J Expo Scie Environ Epidemiol 21: 212-21.

Scientific Societies Membership

Scientific Committee on Epidemiology (EPICOH), International Commission on Occupational Health (Chair)