Elizabeth Fontham, MPH, DrPH

Title:
Emeritus Professor & Founding Dean

Department:
Epidemiology

Office:
LEC 351

Telephone:
504-568-5700

Email:
efonth@lsuhsc.edu

CV:
EFONTH.CV.PDF

Biography & Expertise

Education

DrPH Public Health Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1983
MPH Public Health Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1978
BA Chemistry Louisiana State University 1968

Selected Publications

Oral, E., Simonsen, N., Brennan, C., Berken, J., Su, L. J., Mohler, J. L., Bensen, J. T., & Fontham, E. (2016, December). Unit Nonresponse in a Population-Based Study of Prostate Cancer. , 11(12), e0168364.
Oral, E., Simonsen, N., Brennan, C., Berken, J., Su, L. J., Mohler, J. L., Bensen, J. T., & Fontham, E. (2016, December). Unit Nonresponse in a Population-Based Study of Prostate Cancer. , 11(12), e0168364.
Rung, A., Gaston, S., Oral, E., Robinson, W. T., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2016, September). Depression, Mental Distress, and Domestic Conflict among Louisiana Women Exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the WaTCH Study. , 124(9), 1429-35.
Rung, A., Gaston, S., Oral, E., Robinson, W. T., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2016, September). Depression, Mental Distress, and Domestic Conflict among Louisiana Women Exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the WaTCH Study. , 124(9), 1429-35.
Peres, L. C., Trapido, E. J., Rung, A., Harrington, D. J., Oral, E., Fang, Z., Fontham, E., & Peters, E. S. (2016, August). The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Physical Health among Adult Women in Southern Louisiana: The Women and Their Children's Health (WaTCH) Study. , 124(8), 1208-13.
Zhang, L., Ferguson, T. F., Wu, X., Hsieh, M., Fontham, E., Loch, M. M., Yu, Q., & Chen, V. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Frequency and predictors of insufficient chemotherapy use among stage I-III breast cancer patients by molecular subtype. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 33(28_suppl), 154-154.
Rung, A., Oral, E., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Mental Health Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Among Wives of Clean-up Workers. , 26(4), e44-6.
Rung, A., Oral, E., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Mental Health Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Among Wives of Clean-up Workers. , 26(4), e44-6.
Rung, A., Oral, E., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Mental Health Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Among Wives of Clean-up Workers. , 26(4), e44-6.
Song, L., Bensen, J. T., Zimmer, C., Sleath, B., Blackard, B., Fontham, E., Su, L. J., Brennan, C., Mohler, J. L., & Mishel, M. (2013, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Patient-health care provider communication among patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: findings from a population-based survey. , 91(1), 79-84.