Our Scientists

Peggy Reynolds, Ph.D., M.P.H.

E-mail Peggy.Reynolds@cpic.org
Senior Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Program Leader, Environmental Research Group, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Consulting Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine
Member Stanford Cancer Institute

Research Interests

  • Environmental risk factors for cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer 
  • Melanoma of the skin
  • Risk factors for childhood cancers
  • Second-hand smoke and cancer risk
  • Geospatial aspects of health research
  • Disparities in cancer incidence

Research Programs and Studies

Research Publications

Hurley S, Nelson DO, Garcia E, Gunier R, Hertz A, Reynolds P. Environmental light pollution and sociodemographics in predicting urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin concentrations: implications for the conduct of health studies. Int J Health Geographics 2013.

Fisher PG, Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Carmichael SL, Rasmussen SA, Shaw GM. Cancer in children with nonchromasomal birth defects. J Pediatr 2012; 160(6):978-983.

Reynolds P, Hurley S, Goldberg D, Quach T, Rull R, Von Behren J. An excess of breast cancer among young California-born Asian women. Ethn Dis 2011; 21(2):196-201.

Petreas M, Nelson D, Brown FR, Goldberg D, Hurley S, Reynolds P. High concentrations of polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs) in breast adipose tissue of California women. Environ Int 2011; 37(1):190-197.

Reynolds P, Hurley S, Goldberg DE, Anton-Culver H, Bernstein L, Deapen D, Horn-Ross PL, Peel D, Pinder R, Ross RK, West D, Wright WE, Ziogas A. Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: Evidence from the California Teachers Study. J Natl Cancer Institute 2004; 96:29-37.



University of California, Santa Cruz

B.A., 1968


University of California, Berkeley

M.P.H., 1978

Behavioral Science

University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D., 1983


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