Janet Osuch, MD

Professor of Epidemiology and Surgery

Michigan State University, Human Medicine, 1979
M.S., Michigan State University, Epidemiology, 2000

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
909 Fee Road Room B601
East Lansing, MI 48824

Dr. Osuch, a professor of Surgery and Epidemiology. Janet limited her surgical practice to diseases of the breast from 1987-1998, and founded the Comprehensive Breast Health Clinic at MSU in 1992. She obtained a Master's degree from this department in 2000. She currently teaches and performs research related the etiology and diagnosis of breast cancer, and is developing protocols to investigate outreach methods to improve success of surgical procedures (e.g., sustained tobacco smoking cessation interventions directed toward surgery patients and evaluated through randomized trial methods).

Selected Publications

Hsu WW, Osuch JR, Todem D, Taffe B, O’Keefe M, Adera S, Karmaus W. DDE and PCB serum concentration in maternal blood and their adult female offspring. Environ Res 2014; 132:384-90. Epub 2014 May 17a Department of Statistics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

Osuch JR, Hsu W-W, Todem D, Landfraf J, Karmaus W, Mikucki D, Haan P. Female Reproductive Status and Circulating Blood Leukocyte Expression of Selected Metabolic and Signaling Genes involved in Sex Steroid Metabolism. International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics 2012;3(2):134-143. PMID: 22724050.

Osuch JR, Price C, Barlow J, Miller K, Hernick A, Fonfa A. An Historical Perspective on Breast Cancer  Activism in the United States: From Education and Support to Partnership in Scientific Research.  J Womens Health 2012 Mar;21(3): 355-362. Epub 2011 Dec 1. PMID: 22132763.

Warner J, Osuch JR, Karmaus W, Landgraf J, Taffe B, O’Keefe M, Mikucki D, Haan P. Common Clasification Schemes for PCB Congeners and the Gene Expression of CYP 17, CYP19, ESR1 and ESR2. Sci Total Environ 2012 Jan1; 414:81-89. Epub 2011 Nov 23. PMID: 22119029.