June 21, 2017

L. Joseph Su, PhD, MPH



1998, Ph.D., Nutritional Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1995, MPH, Public Health Nutrition, University of Minnesota

1993, BS, cum laude, Nutritional Sciences, University of Minnesota

1987, BS, Chemistry, Chung-Yuan University (Taiwan)

Research Interests

 Nutrition and cancer epidemiology: nutritional status assessment: environmental epidemiology: analytical chemistry: metabolomics: epigenetics

Courses Taught

PBHL 9123:  Grantsmanship & Peer Review

Recent Publications

Antwi S, Steck SE, Su LJ, Hebert JR, Zhang H, Fontham ETH, Smith G, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Arab L. Carotenoid Intake and Adipose Tissue Carotenoid Levels in Relation to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness among African-American and European-American Men in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP). Accepted for publication The Prostate. March 2016.

Vance TM, Wang Y, Su LJ, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Chen MH, Chun OK. Dietary total antioxidant capacity is inversely associated with prostate cancer aggressiveness in a population-based study. Nutrition and Cancer. 68(2):214-24, 2016.

Allott EH, Farnan L, Steck SE, Arab L, Su LJ, Mishel M, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Bensen JT. Statin use and prostate cancer aggressiveness: results from the population-based North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. Published OnlineFirst January 27, 2016; doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0631.

Vance TM, Azabdaftari G, Pop EA, Lee SG, Su LJ, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Steck SE, Arab L, Mohler JL, Chen MH, Koo SI, Chun OK. Intake of dietary antioxidants is inversely associated with biomarkers of oxidative stress among men with prostate cancer. Submitted to British Journal of Nutrition. 115(1):68-74, 2016.

Stanko KE, Cherry KE, Ryker KS, Mughal F, Marks LD, Brown JS, Gendusa PF, Sullivan MC, Bruner J, Welsh DA, Su LJ, Jazwinski SM. Looking for the silver lining: Benefit finding after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in middle-aged, older, and oldest-old adults. Current Psychology. 34(3): 564-575, 2015.