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Sania  Amr
 

Sania Amr M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Secondary Appointments: Family & Community Medicine
Administrative Title: Division Head For Preventive Medicine
Additional Title(s): Director, Preventive Medicine Residency Program
samr@epi.umaryland.edu
Location: HH, 133C
Phone: (410) 706-1466
Fax: (410) 706-4425

Personal History:

Education

  • 1976: Master in Biochemistry, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  • 1977: M.D., School of Medicine, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  • 1997: M.S., Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland

Publications:

Amr S, Wolpert B, Loffredo CA, Zheng Y-L, Shields PG, Jones R, Harris CC. Occupation, Gender, Race and Lung Cancer. J Occup Environ Med 50:1167-1175, 2008 PMID:18849762

Gadalla SM, Amr S , Langenberg P, Baumgarten M, Davidson W, Shairer C, Engels EA, Pfeiffer R, Goedert JJ. Breast Cancer Risk in Elderly Women with Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases: A Population Based Case-Control Study. Br J Cancer 100(5):817-821, 2009 PMID:19190628

McDowell T-Y, Amr S, Langenberg P, Royal W, Bever C, Culpepper WJ, Bradham DD. Timing of Birth, Residential Solar Radiation and Age at Onset of Multiple Sclerosis. Neuroepidemiology 34:238-244, 2010 PMID:20299805

Wolpert BJ, Amr S, Ezzat S, Saleh DA, Gouda I, Loay I, Hifnawy T, Mikhail NN, Abdel- hamid M, Zhan M, Zheng Y-L, Squibb K, Abdel-Aziz, MA, Zaghloul MS, Khaled H, and Loffredo CA. Estrogen Exposure and Bladder Cancer Risk in Egyptian Women. Maturitas 67(4):353-357, 2010 PMID:20813471

McDowell T-Y, Amr S, Culpepper WJ, Langenberg P, Royal W, Bever C, and Bradham, DD. Sun Exposure, Vitamin D and Age at Disease Onset in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Neuroepidemiology. 36(1):39-45, 2011 PMID:21160231

Rich SE, Margolis D, Shardell M, Hawkes WG, Miller RR, Amr S, Baumgarten M. Frequent Manual Repositioning and Incidence of Pressure Ulcers Among Bedbound Elderly Hip Fracture Patients. Wound Repair Regen. 19(1):10-18, 2011 PMID:21134034

Rich SE, Shardell M, Hawkes WG, Margolis DJ, Amr S, Miller R, Baumgarten M. Pressure- Redistributing Support Surface Use and Pressure Ulcer Incidence in Elderly Hip Fracture Patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 59(6):1052-1059, 2011 PMID:21649630

Li J, Amr S, Braver ER, Langenberg P, Zhan M, Smith GS, Dischinger PC Are Current Law Enforcement Strategies Associated with a Lower Risk of Repeat Speeding Citations and Crash Involvement? A Longitudinal Study of Speeding Maryland Drivers. Ann Epidemiol. 21(9):641-647, 2011 PMID:21684176

McDowell T-Y, Amr S, Culpepper WJ, Langenberg P, Royal W, Bever C, and Bradham, DD. Sun Exposure, Vitamin D intake and Progression to Disability Among Veterans with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Neuroepidemiology 37:52-57, 2011 PMID:21822026

Goerlitz D, El Daly M, Abdel-Hamid M, Saleh D, Goldman L, El Kafrawy S, Hifnawy T, Ezzat S, Abdel-Aziz MA, Zaghloul MS, Saber RA, Khaled H, Amr S, Zheng YL, Mikhail N, Loffredo CA. GSTM1, GSTT1 Null Variants and GPX1 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Are Not Associated With Bladder Cancer Risk in Egypt. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1552-1554, 2011 PMID:21586620

Zheng Y-L, Amr S, Saleh DA, Chiranjeev D, Ezzat S, Mikhail NN, Gouda I, Loay I, Hifnawy T, Abdel- Hamid M, Khaled H, Wolpert B, Abdel-Aziz MA, ,and Loffredo CA. Urinary Bladder Cancer Risk Factors in Egypt: A multi-center case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 21:537-546, 2012 PMID:22147365

Wolpert BJ, Amr S, Saleh DA, Ezzat S, Gouda I, Loay I, Hifnawy T, Mikhail NN, Abdel- hamid M, Zhan M, Zheng Y-L, Squibb K, Abdel-Aziz, MA, Zaghloul MS, Khaled H, and Loffredo CA. Associations Differ by Sex for Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Genotypes and Bladder Cancer Risk in South Egypt. Urol Oncol 30(6):841-847, 2012 PMID:21397529

Hess AS, Shardell M, Johnson JK, Thom KA, Roghmann M-C, Netzer G, Amr S, Morgan DJ, Harris AD. A randomized, controlled trial of enhanced cleaning to reduce Contamination of healthcare worker gowns and gloves with multidrug-resistant bacteria. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34(5):487-493, 2013 PMID:23571365

Amr S, Dawson R, Saleh D, Magder LS, Mikhail NN, St. George DM, Squibb K, Khaled H, and Loffredo CA. Agricultural Workers and Urinary Bladder Cancer Risk in Egypt. Arch Environ Occup Health. 69(1):3-10, 2014 PMID:23930791

Goerlitz D, Amr S, Dash C, Saleh D, El Daly M, Abdel-Hamid M, , El Kafrawy S, Hifnawy T, Ezzat S, Abdel-Aziz MA, Khaled H, , Zheng YL, Mikhail N, Loffredo CA. Genetic Polymorphisms in NQO1 and SOD2: interactions with smoking, schistosoma infection and bladder cancer risk in Egypt. Urol Oncol In Press

Amr S, Dawson R, Saleh DA, Magder LS, St. George DM, El-Daly M, Squibb K, Mikhail NN, Abdel-Hamid M, Khaled H, Loffredo CA Pesticide, Gene Polymorphisms and Bladder Cancer among Egyptian Agricultural Workers. Arch Environ Occup Health. In Press