Robert Wallace


Title(s): Irene Ensminger Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Internal Medicine
Department: Epidemiology
Office: S422 CPHB
Phone: (319) 384-1551

Recent publications

  • Wallace RB, Remington PL, Wadland WC (2021). The Meaning of Population Health: Whose Population Is This Anyway? American journal of preventive medicine, 60(2):303-305. PMID: 33482982
  • Luo J, Rohan TE, Neuhouser ML, Liu N, Saquib N, Li  Y, Shadyab AH, Qi L, Wallace RB, Hendryx M (2021). Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, and Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 30(3):499-506. PMID: 33335021
  • Liu B, Du Y, Wu Y, Snetselaar LG, Wallace RB, Bao W (2021). Trends in obesity and adiposity measures by race or ethnicity among adults in the United States 2011-18: population based study. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 372:n365. PMC: PMC7961695, PMID: 33727242
  • Chou EL, Pettinger M, Haring B, Mell MW, Hlatky MA, Wactawski-Wende J, Allison MA, Wild RA, Shadyab AH, Wallace RB, et al (2021). Lipoprotein(a) levels and risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the Women’s Health Initiative. Journal of vascular surgery, 73(4):1245-1252.e3. PMC: PMC7914280, PMID: 32882349
  • Nriagu BN, Ako AA, Wang C, De Roos AJ, Wallace R, Allison MA, Seguin RA, Michael YL (2021). Occupations Associated With Poor Cardiovascular Health in Women: The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 63(5):387-394. PMID: 33928936
  • Reeves KW, Vieyra G, Grimes NP, Meliker J, Jackson RD, Wactawski-Wende J, Wallace R, Zoeller RT, Bigelow C, Hankinson SE, et al (2021). Urinary Phthalate Biomarkers and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 106(7):e2567-e2579. PMID: 33754148
  • Lawler T, Korger J, Liu Y, Liu Z, Pak JW, Barrett N, Blodi B, Domalpally A, Johnson E, Wallace R, et al (2021). Serum and Macular Carotenoids in Relation to Retinal Vessel Caliber Fifteen Years Later, in the Second Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 62(9):20. PMC: PMC8288049, PMID: 34254974
  • Moreno GL, Ammann E, Kaseda ET, Espeland MA, Wallace R, Robinson J, Denburg NL (2021). The influence of social support on cognitive health in older women: a Women’s Health Initiative study. Journal of women & aging:1-17. PMID: 34252006
  • Cleland SC, Domalpally A, Liu Z, Pak JW, Blodi BA, Bailey S, Gehrs K, Wallace R, Tinker L, Mares JA (2021). Reticular Pseudodrusen Characteristics and Associations in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (CAREDS2), an Ancillary Study of the Women’s Health Initiative. Ophthalmology. Retina, 5(8):721-729. PMC: PMC8243566, PMID: 33387684
  • Prentice RL, Pettinger M, Neuhouser ML, Raftery D, Zheng C, Gowda GAN, Huang Y, Tinker LF, Howard BV, Manson JE, Wallace R, et al (2021). Biomarker-Calibrated Macronutrient Intake and Chronic Disease Risk among Postmenopausal Women. The Journal of nutrition, 151(8):2330-2341. PMC: PMC8349120, PMID: 33880504
  • Du Y, Rong S, Sun Y, Liu B, Wu Y, Snetselaar LG, Wallace RB, Bao W (2021). Association Between Frequency of Eating Away-From-Home Meals and Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 121(9):1741-1749.e1. PMID: 33775622
  • Chan AA, Noguti J, Yang CT, Feldman SR, Wallace RB, Shadyab AH, Manson JE, Aragaki AK, Chlebowski RT, Lee DJ (2021). Association between menopausal hormone therapy and incidence of psoriasis: a secondary analysis from the Women’s Health Initiative randomized clinical trials. The British journal of dermatology 185(3):669-671. PMID: 33913153
  • Casanova R, Gaussoin SA, Wallace R, Baker L, Chen JC, Manson JE, Henderson VW, Sachs BC, Justice J, Whitsel EA, et al (2021). Investigating Predictors of Preserved Cognitive Function in Older Women Using Machine Learning: Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease: JAD. PMID: 34633318
  • Roydhouse JK, Wilson IB, Gutman R, Wallace RB, Berman T, Keating NL (2021). Association of Patient-Reported Physician Awareness of Complementary Medicine, Medical Care Experience and Care Quality. Journal of patient experience, 8:23743735211049665. PMC: PMC8554556, PMID: 34722868
  • Rong S, Xu G, Liu B, Sun Y, Snetselaar LG, Wallace RB, Li  B, Liao J, Bao W (2021). Trends in Mortality From Parkinson Disease in the United States, 1999-2019. Neurology. PMID: 34706971

Courses Taught

  • Mentoring all levels of trainees, but locally and nationally

Research Interests

  • Aging and geriatrics
  • Disabling illnesses of older persons, including arthritis, cancer cardiovascular disease, chronic infections, dementia and COVID-19
  • Conduct of clinical trials
  • Disease Prevention and general preventive medicine
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Public health practice