Vikki Nolan, D.Sc., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Robison Hall 309
- D.Sc., Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
- M.P.H., Epidemiology of microbial disease, Yale University School of Public Health
- B.A., Biology, Hofstra University
- Genetic epidemiology
- Nutrition and its role in late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment
- Clinical outcomes in adult sickle cell disease
- Hudson MM, Ness KK, Nolan VG, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Morris EB, Spunt SL, Metzger ML, Krull KR, Klosky J, Srivastava
DK, Robison LL. Prospective medical assessment of adults surviving childhood cancer:
study design, cohort characteristics, and feasibility of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort
Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer (In Press)
- Joyce ED, Nolan VG, Ness KK, Ferry RJ, Robison LL, Pui C, Hudson MM, Kaste SC. Association of Muscle
Strength and Bone Mineral Density in Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic
Leukemia. Arch Phys Med and Rehabil (In Press)
- Green DM, Nolan VG, Kawashima T, Stoval M, Donaldson SS, Srivastava DK, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Sklar
CA. Decreased fertility among female childhood cancer survivors who received 22 to
27 Gy hypothalamic/pituitary irradiation: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor
Study Fertility and Sterility (In Press)
- Ness KK, Morris EB, Nolan VG, Howell CR, Gilchrist LS, Stovall M, Cox CL, Klosky JL, Gajjar A, Neglia JP. Physical
performance limitations among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. Cancer. 2010
- Adams ER, Nolan VG, Andersen SL, Perls TT, Terry DF. Centenarian offspring: start healthier and stay
healthier. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Nov;56(11):2089-92.
- Terry DF, Nolan VG, Andersen SL, Perls TT, Cawthon R. Association of longer telomeres with better health
in centenarians. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Aug;63(8):809-12.
- Nolan VG, Zhang Y, Lash T, Sebastiani P, Steinberg MH. Association between wind speed and
the occurrence of sickle cell acute painful episodes: results of a case-crossover
study. Br J Haematol. 2008 Nov;143(3):433-8.
- Taylor JG 6th, Nolan VG, Mendelsohn L, Kato GJ, Gladwin MT, Steinberg MH. Chronic hyper-hemolysis in sickle
cell anemia: association of vascular complications and mortality with less frequent
vasoocclusive pain. PLoS One. 2008 May 7;3(5):e2095.
- Sebastiani P, Wang L, Nolan VG, Melista E, Ma Q, Baldwin CT, Steinberg MH. Fetal hemoglobin in sickle cell anemia:
Bayesian modeling of genetic associations. Am J Hematol. 2008 Mar;83(3):189-95.
PUBH 7/8445 Genetic Epidemiology (syllabus)
Vikki G. Nolan, DSc, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology. She received her MPH from Yale University
and her doctoral degree from Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Nolan’s
primary research interests are in genetic epidemiology, a field she worked in for
six years while at Boston University, and cancer epidemiology, which she specialized
in while employed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital prior to joining the University
of Memphis faculty. In addition to her primary research interests, she has worked
in a wide range of fields including community health and infectious disease research.
Dr. Nolan has a strong background in epidemiologic and statistical methods and extensive
experience analyzing data, including large publicly available datasets such as the
National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES) and the National Hospital Discharge