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Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Complex medical problems of adolescence; growth; puberty

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Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Medicine

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My Education

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

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

My Publications

Sex Hormone Phenotypes in Young Girls and the Age at Pubertal Milestones. Fassler, CS; Gutmark-Little, I; Xie, C; Giannini, CM; Chandler, DW; Biro, FM; Pinney, SM. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2019; 104:6079-6089.

Environmental exposures during windows of susceptibility for breast cancer: a framework for prevention research. Michels, KB; Brody, JG; Jerry, DJ; Malecki, KM C; Miller, RL; Neuhausen, SL; Silk, K; Trentham-Dietz, A; Berry, MP; Bird, J; et al. Breast Cancer Research. 2019; 21:96-111.

Longitudinal study of age of menarche in association with childhood concentrations of persistent organic pollutants. Attfield, KR; Pinney, SM; Sjödin, A; Voss, RW; Greenspan, LC; Biro, FM; Hiatt, RA; Kushi, LH; Windham, GC. Environmental Research. 2019; 176:108551-108558.

Complex relationships between perfluorooctanoate, body mass index, insulin resistance and serum lipids in young girls. Fassler, CS; Pinney, SE; Xie, C; Biro, FM; Pinney, SM. Environmental Research. 2019; 176:108558-108558.

Perfluorooctanoate and changes in anthropometric parameters with age in young girls in the Greater Cincinnati and San Francisco Bay Area. Pinney, SM; Windham, GC; Xie, C; Herrick, RL; Calafat, AM; McWhorter, K; Fassler, CS; Hiatt, RA; Kushi, LH; Biro, FM. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2019; 222:1038-1046.

Impact of Pubertal Maturation and Chronologic Age on Sex Steroids in Peripubertal Girls. Biro, FM; Huang, B; Chandler, DW; Fassler, CL; Pinney, SM. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2019; 104:2971-2977.

"Complementary Medicine ": Complementary and Alternative Health Approaches in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Biro, FM; Bloemer, NL. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2019; 32:3-6.

Lead exposure during childhood and subsequent anthropometry through adolescence in girls. Deierlein, AL; Teitelbaum, SL; Windham, GC; Pinney, SM; Galvez, MP; Caldwell, KL; Jarrett, JM; Gajek, R; Kushi, LH; Biro, F; et al. Environment International. 2019; 122:310-315.

Age of Menarche in a Longitudinal US Cohort. Biro, FM; Pajak, A; Wolff, MS; Pinney, SM; Windham, GC; Galvez, MP; Greenspan, LC; Kushi, LH; Teitelbaum, SL. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2018; 31:339-345.

Girls' Sleep Trajectories Across the Pubertal Transition: Emerging Racial/Ethnic Differences. Hoyt, LT; Deardorff, J; Marceau, K; Laurent, CA; Windham, GC; Greenspan, LC; Pinney, SM; Teitelbaum, S; Grimm, KJ; Hagan, MJ; et al. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2018; 62:496-503.