Who's Who

Academic Degrees

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

Selected Publications

Chajès V, Torres-Mejía 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

Morales E, Romieu I, Guerra S, Ballester F, Rebagliato M, Vioque J, Tardón 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

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

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)