Amanda Janitz, PhD, MPH, BSN

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Assistant Professor of Research in Epidemiology

Phone: (405) 271-2229 x48081
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 NE 13th St, Room 352 
Oklahoma City, OK 73190
Email: amanda-janitz@ouhsc.edu

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 2015
  • MPH in Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 2009
  • B.S. in Nursing, University of Oklahoma, 2006

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS:

  • Assistant Professor of Research in Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2015-Present

Selected Publications:

  • Campbell JE, Janitz AE, Vesely SK, Lloyd D, & Pate A. (2015). Patterns of Care for Localized Breast Cancer in Oklahoma, 2003-2006. Women & Health, 55(8), 975-995. doi:10.1080/03630242.2015.1061095
  • Campbell JE, Martinez S, Janitz AE, Pate AB, Erb-Alvarez J, Wharton DF, Gahn D, Snider C, Anderson T, Peercy M (2014). Cancer Incidence and Staging among American Indians in Oklahoma. The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, 107(3), 99-107.
  • Janitz AE, Moore WE, Stephens AL, Abbot KE, Eichner JE (2012). Weight status of American Indian and white elementary school students living in the same rural environment, Oklahoma, 2005 – 2009. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9, E78.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Childhood cancer
  • Environmental exposures
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Health disparities

 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Epidemiology of congenital anomalies and childhood cancer
  • Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board, Epidemiologist/Evaluator
  • Region VI Public Health Training Center, Co-Investigator
  • Consultant for the Association of American Indian Physicians conducting Data into Action and Grant Writing trainings for Tribes