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Sioban D. Harlow

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology.

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Harlow is interested in reproductive and occupational epidemiology. Her research focuses on quantifying the variations in menstrual cycle characteristics across the reproductive life span, identifying host and environmental determinants of variation in menstrual cycle patterns, and occupational risks to women's health.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Huang, Xiaobi, Michael R. Elliott, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2014. "Modelling menstrual cycle length and variability at the approach of menopause by using hierarchical change point models." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society C: Applied Statistics, 63(3): 445-466. DOI. Abstract.

Randolph, John F., Sioban D. Harlow, Margaret E. Helmuth, Huiyong Zheng, and Daniel S. McConnell. 2014. "Updated assays for inhibin B and AMH provide evidence for regular episodic secretion of inhibin B but not AMH in the follicular phase of the normal menstrual cycle." Human Reproduction, 29(3): 592-600. PMCID: PMC3923509. DOI. Abstract.

McClure, Candace K., Samar R. El Khoudary, Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, Kelly R. Ylitalo, Kristin Tomey, Trang VoPham, Barbara Sternfeld, Jane A. Cauley, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2014. "Prospective associations between inflammatory and hemostatic markers and physical functioning limitations in mid-life women: Longitudinal results of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)." Experimental Psychology, 49: 19-25. PMCID: PMC3878447. DOI.

Sznajder, Kristin K., Sioban D. Harlow, Sarah Burgard, Yangrang Wang, Cheng Han, and Jing Liu. 2014. "Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China." International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 20(1): 33-45. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, Kelly R., William H. Herman, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Monofilament insensitivity and small and large nerve fiber symptoms in impaired fasting glucose." Primary Care Diabetes, 7(4): 309-313. DOI.

Gold, E., S. Crawford, N. Avis, C. Crandall, K. Matthews, L. Waetjen, Jennifer S. Lee, R. Thurston, M. Vuga, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Factors Related to Age at Natural Menopause: Longitudinal Analyses From SWAN." American Journal of Epidemiology, 178(1): 70-83. PMCID: PMC3698989. DOI. Abstract.

Knoff, J., Sioban D. Harlow, M. Yassine, and A. Soliman. 2013. "Cervical cancer screening practice and knowledge among Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworkers of Michigan." Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 4(3): 209-15. DOI. Abstract.

Paramsothy, P., Sioban D. Harlow, Michael R. Elliott, L. Lisabeth, S. Crawford, and J.F. Randolph. 2013. "Classifying menopause stage by menstrual calendars and annual interviews: need for improved questionnaires." Menopause, 20(7): 727-35. PMCID: PMC3686995. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, K., W. Herman, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Performance-based Physical Functioning and Peripheral Neuropathy in a Population-based Cohort of Women at Midlife." American Journal of Epidemiology, 177(8): 810-817. PMCID: PMC3668428. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, K., C. Karvonen-Gutierrez, N. Fitzgerald, H. Zheng, B. Sternfeld, S. El Khoudary, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Relationship of race-ethnicity, body mass index, and economic strain with longitudinal self-report of physical functioning: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Annals of Epidemiology, 23(7): 401-408. PMCID: PMC3898343. DOI. Abstract.

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Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios.