Stacey Tannenbaum, PhD


  • MORG Role: Co-Investigator



  • Research Interests:

    • Nutrition

    • Physical activity

    • Occupational health

    • Cancer


  • Training: 

    • 2011, PhD Dietetics & Nutrition – Florida International University

    • 1987, MS Nutrition & Dietetics – New York University

    • 1982, BS Nutrition – Pennsylvania State University


  • Biography:

    • Dr. Tannenbaum is a cancer and chronic disease scientist and a registered dietitian whose research includes applications in the social, behavioral, and health sciences with a particular emphasis on underserved population groups. She has been a member of the MORG for the past 4 years studying risky behaviors, leisure-time behaviors, and occupational exposures and how they contribute to disease.


  • Relevant Selected Publications:

    • Tannenbaum SL, Hernandez M, Zheng DD, Sussman DA, Lee DJ. Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Predictors of Mortality in Florida Colorectal Cancer Patients. Plos One (in press), 2014.

    • Tannenbaum SL, Koru-Sengul T, Zhao W, Miao F, Byrne MM. Survival disparities in non-small cell lung cancer by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Cancer Journal 2014 Jul-Aug;20(4):237-45.

    • Kachan D, Tannenbaum SL, Olano HA, LeBlanc WG, McClure LA, Lee DJ. Geographical Variation in Health-Related Quality of Life among Older US Adults. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014 Jul 3, 11:E110.

    • Christ SL, Zheng DD, Swenor BK, Lam BL, West SK, Tannenbaum SL, Munoz BE, Lee DJ. Longitudinal relationships among visual acuity, functioning, and mortality: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study. JAMA Ophthalmology 2014 Aug 21 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.2847

    • D'Andrea AP, Fernandez C, Tannenbaum SL, Clarke TA, McClure LA, LeBlanc WG, Lee DJ. Correlates of leisure time physical activity compliance in colorectal cancer survivors. Preventive Medicine. In press. DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.01.032, 2014.

    • Sherman RL, Henry KA, Tannenbaum SL, Feaster DJ, Kobetz E, Lee DJ. Applying Spatial Analysis Tools in Public Health: An Example Using SaTScan to Detect Geographic Targets for Colorectal Cancer Screening Interventions. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130264. DOI:

    • Lee DJ, Tannenbaum SL, Koru-Sengul T, Miao F, Zhao W, Byrne MM. Native American Race, Use of the Indian Health Service, and Breast and Lung Cancer Survival in Florida, 1996–2007. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130162. DOI:

    • Byrne MM, Tannenbaum SL, Glück S, Hurley J, Antoni M. Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials: Why are Patients Not Participating? Med Decis Making 2014 Jan;34(1):116-26. doi: 10.1177/0272989X13497264.

    • Tannenbaum SL, Zhao W, Koru-Sengul T, Miao F, Lee D, Byrne MM. Marital status and its effect on lung cancer survival. SpringerPlus. 2013; 2:504. DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/2193-1801-2-504.

    • Tannenbaum SL, Koru-Sengul T, Miao F, Byrne MM. Disparities in survival after female breast cancer diagnosis: a population-based study. Cancer Causes and Control. 2013;24 (9):1705-1715.

    • Hernandez MN, Voti L, Feldman JD, Tannenbaum SL, Scharber W, MacKinnon JA, Lee DJ, Huang YX. Cancer Registry Enrichment via Linkage with Hospital-Based Electronic Medical Records: A Pilot Investigation. Journal of Registry Management. 2013;40 (1):40-47.

    • Tannenbaum SL, Kachan D, Fernandez CA, McClure LA, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Lee DJ. State variations of chronic disease risk factors in older Americans. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012;9:120143. DOI:

    • Tannenbaum SL, Castellanos VH, George, V. Arheart KL. Current formulas for water requirements produce different estimates. JPEN Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2012;36(3):299-305.

    • Lewis JE, Tannenbaum SL, Gao J, Melillo AB, Long E, Alonso Y, Konefal J, Woolger JM, Leonard S, Singh PK, Chen L, Tiozzo E. Comparing the accuracy of ES-BC, EIS, and ES Oxi on body composition, autonomic nervous system activity, and cardiac output to standardized assessments. Medical Devices: Evidence and Research. 2011;4:169-177.

    • Lewis JE, Clark JD, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Cabán-Martinez AJ, Arheart KL, Tannenbaum SL, Ocasio MA, Davila EP, Kachan D, McCollister K, Dietz N, Bandiera FC, Clarke TC, Lee DJ. Cardiovascular Fitness Levels Among American Workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2011;53(10):1115-21.







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