Stephanie A. N. Silvera

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Pursuing a diverse research agenda that incorporates interests in chronic disease epidemiology
  • Health promotion and disease prevention, and health disparities
  • Interested in examining the independent and combined effects of diet, lifestyle, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and medical factors on cancer risk.

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Society for Nutrition Education
  • American Public Health Association

Reviewer for the following professional journals

  • Environmental Research
  • Nutrition and Cancer

Other Types of Reviews

  • Prentice Hall - Book Review

Work With Schools and Other Agencies

  • Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, New Haven, CT – collaborating with researchers at Yale to examine the racial/ethnic differences in cancer risk using data from a prospective cohort study.
  • Rutgers University, Department of Nutritional Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ - collaborating with faculty to write a research proposal that will examine the effectiveness of a nutrition education intervention to increase and improve cancer-related nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors amongst low-income women in New Jersey enrolled in the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP).