Jennifer L. Beebe-Dimmer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Research Scientist, Epidemiology

Adjunct Lecturer, Epidemiology

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1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Office: (734) 647-3217; Fax: 734-764-3192


Professional Summary

Post doctoral fellow, University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Urology


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2001
M.P.H., University of Michigan, 1997
B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1992

Research Interests & Projects

Prostate Cancer Genetics Project (PCGP): University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics (ICPCG)

Selected Publications

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Beebe-Dimmer JL, Lange L, Cain JE, Lewis R, Ray A, Sarma A, Lange E, Cooney KA. (2006). Polymorphisms in the prostate specific antigen gene promoter do not predict serum prostate specific antigen levels in African-American men. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 1, 50-55.

Lange, E.M., Ho, L.A., Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Wang, Y., Gillanders, E.M., Trent, J.M., Lange, L.A., Wood, D.P., Cooney, K.A. (2006). Genome wide linkage scan for prostate cancer susceptibility genes in men with aggressive disease: significant evidence for linkage at chromosome 15q12. Human Genetics, 4, 400-407.

Schottenfeld, D., Beebe-Dimmer, J.L. (2006). Chronic inflammation: a common and important factor in the pathogenesis of neoplasia CA: A Journal for Clinicians, 56(2), 69-83.

Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Drake, E.A., Dunn, R.L., Bock, C.H., Montie, J., Cooney, K.A. (2006). The association between family history of prostate and breast cancer among African-American men with prostate cancer. Urology, 68(5), 1072-1076.

Douglas, J.A., Zuhlke, K.A., Beebe-Dimmer, J., Levin, A.M., Gruber, S.B., Wood, D.P., Cooney, K.A. (2005). Identifying susceptibility genes for prostate cancer a family-based association study of polymorphisms in CYP17, CYP19, CYP11A1, and LH. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 14(8), 2035-2039.

Schottenfeld, D., Beebe-Dimmer, J.L. (2005). Advances in cancer epidemiology: understanding causal mechanisms and the evidence for implementing interventions. Annual Reviews in Public Health, 5(26), 37-60.

Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Pfeifer, J.R., Engle, J.S., Schottenfeld. (2004, In Press). The epidemiology of chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins. Annals of Epidemiology

Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Wood, D.P. Jr., Gruber, S.B., Chilson, D.M., Zuhlke, K.A., Claeys, G.B., Cooney, K.A. (2004). Risk perception and concern among brothers of men with prostate cancer. Cancer, 100 (7), 1537-1544.

Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Wood, D.P. Jr., Gruber, S.B., et al. (2004). Use of complementary and alternative medicine in men with a family history of prostate cancer. Urology, 63, 282-287.

Beebe-Dimmer, J.L., Lynch, J.W., Turrell, G., Lustgarten, S., Ragunathan, T., Kaplan, G.A. (2004). Childhood and adult socioeconomic conditions and 32-year mortality risk in women. American Journal of Epidemiology, 159(5), 481-489.