Frank M. Biro, MD

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7938

Fax 513-636-1129

Email frank.biro@cchmc.org

Clinical

Complex medical problems of adolescence; growth; puberty

MD: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1979.

Certification: Internal Medicine, September 1983; Pediatrics, November 1986; Adolescent Medicine, February 1995.

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Wolf MS, Pajak A, Pinney SM, Windham GC, Galvez M, Rybak M, Silva MJ, Ye X, Calafat AM, Kushi LH, Biro FM, Teitelbaum SL. Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program. Associations of urinary phthalate and phenol biomarkers with menarche in a multiethnic cohort of young girls. Reprod Toxicol. 2017;67:56-64.

Deierlein AL, Wolff MS, Pajak A, Pinney SM, Windham GC, Galvez MP, Silva MJ, Calafat AM, Kushi LH, Biro FM, Teitelbaum SL; BCERP. Longitudinal associations of phthalate exposures during childhood and body size measurements in young girls. Epidemiology. 2016;27(4):492-499.

Biro FM, Kiess W. Contemporary trends in onset and completion of puberty, gain in height and adiposity. Endocr Dev. 2016;29:122-133.

Mervish N, Pajak A, Teitelbaum SL, Pinney SM, Windham GC, Kushi LH, Biro FM, Valentin-Blasini L, Blount BC, Wolff MS; BCERP. Thyroid antagonists (perchlorate, thiocyanate, and nitrate) and childhood growth in a longitudinal study of US girls. Environ Health Perspect. 2016;124(4):542-549.

Wolff MS, Teitelbaum SL, McGovern K, Pinney SM, Windham GC, Galvez M, Pajak A, Rybak M, Calafat AM, Kushi LH, Biro FM; on behalf of the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program. Environmental phenols and pubertal development in girls. Environ INT. 2015;84:174-180.

Windham GC, Pinney SM, Voss RW, Sjodin A, Biro FM, Greenspan LC, Stewart S, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH. Brominated flame retardants and other persistent organohalogenated compounds in relation to timing of puberty in a longitudinal study of girls. Environ Health Perspect. 2015;123(10):1046-1052.

In-Iw S, Braverman PK, Bates JR, Biro FM. The impact of health education counseling on rate of recurrent sexually transmitted infections in adolescents. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015;28(6):481-485.

Wang J, Betancourt A, Jenkins S, Biro F, Pinney SM, Chen D, Russo J, Lamartiniere CA. Altered blood proteome in girls with high urine concentrations of bisphenol A, genistein, mono-ethyl hexylphthalate and mono-benzyl phthalate. MOJ Proteomics Bioinform. 2015;2(2):00040.

Cattran AM, Kalkwarf HJ, Pinney SM, Huang B, Biro FM. Bone density and timing of puberty in a longitudinal study of girls. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015;28(3):170-172.

Hong CC, Pajak A, Teitelbaum SL, Vangeepuram N, Galvez M, Pinney SM, Windham G, Kushi LH, Biro FM, Wolff MS; Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Younger pubertal age is associated with allergy and other atopic conditions in girls. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2014;25(8):773-780.