Amr S. Soliman, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Associate Professor of Medical Education, Medical School

5626 SPH I      Vcard icon
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Office: (734) 764-5469; Fax: (734)764-3192

E-mail: asoliman@umich.edu

Website(s): Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Program

Professional Summary

Currently, Dr. Amr Soliman is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he has been a faculty member since 2003. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Dr. Soliman held the position of Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Dr. Soliman's research is focused on international cancer epidemiology. He has developed multidisciplinary molecular and genetic epidemiologic investigations into pancreatic, breast, and colorectal cancers in different ethnic and racial groups through national and international comparative studies. Furthermore, he is exploring the effect of migration to the United States on cancer risk modification. These studies are being pursued through interaction and collaboration with clinicians and scientists in the U. S. as well as international institutions in Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco, Tanzania, Turkey, India and other countries in the Middle East and Africa.

Education

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1992
M.D., Cairo University, Egypt, 1981

Research Interests & Projects

Dr. Soliman's research is focused on international cancer epidemiology. He has developed multidisciplinary molecular and genetic epidemiologic investigations into pancreatic, breast, and colorectal cancers in different ethnic and racial groups through national and international comparative studies. Furthermore, he is exploring the effect of migration to the United States on cancer risk modification. These studies are being pursued through interaction and collaboration with clinicians and scientists in the U. S. as well as international institutions in Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco, Tanzania, Turkey, India and other countries in the Middle East and Africa.

Selected Publications

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Fedewa, S.A., Soliman, A.S., Ismail, K., Hablas, A., Seifeldin, I.A., Ramadan, M., Omar, H.G., Nriagu, J., Wilson, M.L. (In Press). Incidence analyses of bladder cancer in the Nile delta region of Egypt. Cancer Epidemiology

Dey, S., Soliman, A.S., Hablas, A., Seifeldin, I.A., Ismail, K.,Ramadan, M., et al. (In Press). Urban-rural differences in breast cancer incidence by hormone receptor status across 6 years in Egypt. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

Peters, L.M., Soliman, A.S., Bukori, P., Mkuchu, J., Ngoma, T. (In Press). Evidence for the Need of Cervical Screening Programs in Rural Tanzania. Journal of Cancer Education

Boxwala, F.I., Bridgemohan, A., Griffith, D.M., Soliman, A.S. (In Press). Factors Associated with Breast Cancer Screening in Asian Indian Women in Metro-Detroit. Journal of Immigrant Health

Soliman, A.S., Allen, K., Lo, A-C., Banerjee, M., Hablas, A., Benider, A., Benchekroun, N., Samir, S., Omar, H.G., Merajver, S.D., Mullan, P. (2009). Differences in Reliability of Reproductive History Recall Among Women in North Africa. International Journal of Health Education, 12, 150-161.

Dey, S., Boffetta, P., Brennan, P., Mathews, A., Soliman, A.S., Mathew, A. (2009). Risk factors according to estrogen receptor status of breast cancer patients in Trivandrum, South India. International Journal of Cancer, 125, 1663-70.

Dey, S., Soliman, A.S., Merajver, S.D. (2009). Xenoestrogens may be the cause of high and increasing rates of hormone receptor positive breast cancer in the world. Medical Hypotheses, 72(6), 652-6.

Johnson, J.C., Soliman, A.S., Tadgerson, D., Copeland, G.E., Seefeld, Pingatore, N., Haverkate, R., Jim, M.A., Espey, D.K., Banjeree, M., Roubidoux, M.A. (2009). Tribal linkage improves race data quality for American Indians in cancer registry. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 549-54.

Soliman, A.S., Lo, A-C., Banerjee, M., Hablas, A., Ismail, K., Seifeldin, I., Merjaver, S.D. (2009). High proportion of inflammatory breast cancer in the population-based cancer registry of Gharbiah, Egypt. The Breast Journal, 15, 432-4.

Lo, A-C., Georgopoulos, A., Kleer, C.G., Banerjee, M., Omar, S., Khaled, S., Eissa, S., Hablas, S., Omar, H.G., Douglas, J.A., Merajver, S.D., Soliman, A.S. (2009). Analysis of RhoC Expression and Lymphovascular Emboli in Inflammatory vs Non-Inflammatory Breast Cancers in Egyptian Patients. The Breast Journal, 18, 55-59.

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Cancer Research
American College of Preventive Oncology
American Public Health Association
American Association for Cancer Education

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Stalking the Beast: Cancer
Associate professor Amr Soliman, his SPH students, and colleagues around the world know that demystifying cancer requires both technology and passports. The Findings article.