Sunni L. Mumford, PhD

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Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Co-Director, Women's Health Clinical Research Center, Department of Ob/Gyn, University of Pennsylvania
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Enrichment, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine (PenNSAM)
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Statistics)
Utah State University, 2002.
SM (Biostatistics)
Harvard University, 2006.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of North Carolina, 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

reproductive epidemiology, nutrition, fertility, pregnancy loss, lifestyle, epidemiologic methods

Selected Publications

Mumford SL, Garbose RA, Kim K, Kissell K, Kuhr DL, Omosigho UR, Perkins NJ, Galai N, Silver RM, Sjaarda LA, Plowden TC, Schisterman EF.: Association of preconception serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with livebirth and pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 6: 725-732, Sep 2018.

Schisterman EF, Sjaarda LA, Clemons T, Carrell DT, Perkins NJ, Johnstone E, Lamb D, Chaney K, Van Voorhis BJ, Ryan G, Summers K, Hotaling J, Robins J, Mills JL, Mendola P, Chen Z, DeVilbiss EA, Peterson CM, Mumford SL.: Effect of Folic Acid and Zinc Supplementation in Men on Semen Quality and Live Birth Among Couples Undergoing Infertility Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 323: 35-48, Jan 2020.

Purdue-Smithe AC, Kim K, Schliep KC, DeVilbiss EA, Hinkle SN, Ye A, Perkins NJ, Sjaarda LA, Silver RM, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL.: Preconception caffeine metabolites, caffeinated beverage intake, and fecundability. Am J Clin Nutr 115: 1227-1236, Apr 2022.

Flannagan KSJ, Mumford SL: Preconception exposures and postconception outcomes: selection bias in action. Fertility and Sterility 114(6): 1172-1173, Dec 2020.

Mumford SL, Flannagan KS, Radoc JG, Sjaarda LA, Zolton JR, Metz TD, Plowden TC, Perkins NJ, DeVilbiss EA, Andriessen VC, A C PS, Kim K, Yisahak SF, Freeman JR, Alkhalaf Z, Silver RM, Schisterman EF.: Cannabis use while trying to conceive: a prospective cohort study evaluating associations with fecundability, live birth and pregnancy loss. Hum Reprod 36: 1405-1415, Apr 2021.

Purdue-Smithe AC, Kim K, Nobles C, Schisterman EF, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Sjaarda LA, Freeman JR, Robinson SL, Radoc JG, Mills JL, Silver RM, Ye A, Mumford SL.: The role of maternal preconception vitamin D status in human offspring sex ratio. Nat Commun 12(2789), May 2021.

Grandi SM, Hinkle SN, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Grantz KL, Mendola P, Mills JL, Pollack AZ, Yeung E, Zhang C, Schisterman EF.: Long-term mortality in women with pregnancy loss and modification by race/ethnicity. Am J Epidemiol Feb 2022.

Jenkins T, Aston K, Carrell D, DeVilbiss E, Sjaarda L, Perkins N, Mills JL, Chen Z, Sparks A, Clemons T, Chaney K, Peterson CM, Emery B, Hotaling J, Johnstone E, Schisterman E, Mumford SL.: The impact of zinc and folic acid supplementation on sperm DNA methylation: results from the folic acid and zinc supplementation randomized clinical trial (FAZST). Fertil Steril 117(1), Jan 2022.

Petersen JM, Barrett M, Ahrens KA, Murray EJ, Bryant AS, Hogue CJ, Mumford SL, Gadupudi S, Fox MP, Trinquart L.: The confounder matrix: A tool to assess confounding bias in systematic reviews of observational studies of etiology. Res Synth Methods 13(2), Mar 2022.

Kiang C, Kaufman JS, London SJ, Mumford SL, Swanson SA, Lash TL.: Gender Influences on Editorial Decisions at Epidemiology. Epidemiology 33: 153-156, Mar 2022.

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