Amanda Janitz, PhD, MPH, BSN

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Assistant Professor of Research and Epidemiology


(405) 271-2229 x48081


The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 NE 13th St, Room 352
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901


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

Complete List of Publications:

Most Recent 5 Publications:

  • Chen X, Stoner JA, Montgomery PS, Casanegra AI, Silva-Palacios F, Chen S, Janitz AE, Gardner AW. Prediction of 6-minute walk performance in patients with peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Oct; 66(4):1202-1209. PMID: 28647194.

  • Janitz AE, Campbell JE, Magzamen S, Pate A, Stoner JA, Peck JD. Benzene and childhood acute leukemia in Oklahoma. Environ Res. 2017 Oct; 158:167-173. PMID: 28645022.

  • Janitz AE, Ramachandran G, Tomlinson GE, Krailo M, Richardson M, Spector L. Maternal and paternal occupational exposures and hepatoblastoma: results from the HOPE study through the Children's Oncology Group. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2017 Jul; 27(4):359-364. PMID: 28272399.

  • Baldwin J, Janitz AE, Erb-Alvarez J, Snider C, Campbell JE. Prevalence and Mortality of Melanoma in Oklahoma Among Racial Groups, 2000-2008. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2016 Jul-Aug; 109(7-8):311-316. PMID: 27885301.

  • Deen MH, Burke KM, Janitz A, Campbell J. Cancers of the Thyroid: Overview and Statistics in the United States and Oklahoma. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2016 Jul-Aug; 109(7-8):333-338. PMID: 27885302.

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