Maria Argos, PhD

Title & Department

Associate Professor

Department of Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

School of Public Health

Research Program

Cancer Prevention And Control (CPC)

Phone: 312-355-1584


Dr. Maria Argos is an environmental and molecular epidemiologist focused on understanding the etiology of cancer and various chronic diseases, with particular emphasis on the health effects of metal exposures. Her research has a strong emphasis on identifying molecular pathways altered by environmental exposures that influence disease risk, by leveraging high-dimensional molecular data and biomarker data obtained from biological specimens collected in the epidemiological setting.


PhD, Columbia University

Disease Focus

Breast; Skin

Research Keywords

Epidemiology; Environmental Health; Metals; Life Course; Epigenetics; Genetics; Global Health; Precision Public Health

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Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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