Who's Who

Isabelle Romieu

Section and Group Head

Nutritional Epidemiology Group


Specialty:

Epidemiology, Nutrition Metabolism, Public Health

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1989Certificate of special studies (CES)Public HealthMedical SchoolMontpellierFrance
1988ScDEpidemiology (Nutrition, Biostatistics)Harvard, School of Public HealthBostonUSA
1985MPHPublic HealthHarvard, School of Public HealthBostonUSA
1984DESSNutrition in less developped countriesSciences UniversityMontpellierFrance
1979MDMedicine Critical CareMedical SchoolMontpellierFrance


Current Research Projects

  • Nutritional determinants (folate, fatty acids), alcohol life time consumption, healthy life style index and breast cancer risk in the EPIC cohort study
    Chajes V, Ferrari P, Rinaldi S, Biessy C, McKensie F, EPIC collaborators, Romieu I

  • Role of DHA supplementation during pregnancy of growth in Mexian Children
    Rivera J, Ramkrishnan U, Barraza A, Escamilla C, Biessy C, Guttierez Y, Teaquenes Lozada A, Ho-sun Lee, Romieu I

  • Nutritional and anthropometric determinants of breast cancer in Mexican women: the CAMA study
    Torres-Mejia G, Ortega C, Ferdiko V, Chajes V, Biessy C, Amadou A, Romieu I

  • Metabolic syndrome and other predictors of mammographic density in the EsMaestras cohort study
    Rice M, Biessy C, Rinaldi S, Torres-Mejilla G, Lopez Ridaura R, Romieu I

  • Molecular Subtypes of Premenopausal Breast Cancer in Latin American Women (PRECAMA): a multicenter population based case-control study
    IARC (Coordinator Romieu I), Hainaut P, Olivier M, Torres-Mejia G, Sánchez GI, Anna Cecilia Rodriguez AC, Garmendai ML, Aston-Prolla P, Porter P


Selected Publications

Romieu I, Escamilla-Núñez MC, Sánchez-Zamorano LM, Lopez-Ridaura R, Torres-Mejía G, Yunes EM, Lajous M, Rivera-Dommarco JA, Lazcano-Ponce E. (2012) The association between body shape silhouette and dietary pattern among Mexican women. Public Health Nutr. 2012;15 : 116-125

Morales E, Romieu I, Guerra S, Ballester F, Rebagliato M, Vioque J, TardĂłn A, Rodriguez Delhi C, Arranz L, Torrent M, Espada M, Basterrechea M, Sunyer J (2012) Maternal Vitamin D Status in Pregnancy and Risk of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Wheezing, and Asthma in Offspring Epidemiology 23(1) : 64-71

Chajès V, Torres-MejĂ­a G, Biessy C, Ortega-Olvera C, Angeles-Llerenas A, Ferrari P, Lazcano-Ponce E, Romieu I. (2012) ω-3 and ω-6 Polyunsaturated fatty acid intakes and the risk of breast cancer in Mexican women: impact of obesity status. CEBP 21(2) : 319-26

Romieu I (2011) Diet and breast cancer Salud Publica Mex.53(5) : 430-9

Moreno-Macias H, Romieu I, London SJ, Laird NM (2010) Gene-environment interaction tests for family studies with quantitative phenotypes: A review and extension to longitudinal measures. Hum Genomics. Jun;4(5) : 302-26

Scientific Societies Membership

ATS ( American thoracic Society)
SLAN ( Sociedad Latin Americana de Nutrition)
AACR

Prizes, Honours

2011: Award “Aaron Saenz 2011” in Medical Pediatric Research
2009: Award “Aaron Saenz 2009” in Medical Pediatric Research
2006 and 2007: Award for Research, Natioanal Institute of Public Health, Mexico
2004: Achievement award for Scientific Research in Environmental Health Foundation “Matilde M. Santos” FUNSALUD
2001: Member of the National Academy of Medicine, Mexico