Jane McElroy

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine



PhD: Environmental Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Emphasis:

  • Cancer and Chronic Diseases
  • Environmental Exposures with Metals
  • Geographical Information Systems

Select Publications:

For a complete publication list, see: My Bibliography (NCBI Collections)

  • Cadmium: a new risk factor for endometrial cancer?
    Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. 2019; DOI: 10.1080/14737140.2019.1596029.1-4.
    McElroy JA, Hunter MI.
  • Exposure to environmental toxicants and young children’s cognitive and social development.
    Reviews on Environmental Health. 2019;34(1):35-56.
    Davis AN, Carlo G, Gulseven Z, Palermo F, Lin CH, Nagel SC, Vu DC, Vo PH, Ho TL, McElroy JA.
  • Breaking bad news of a breast cancer diagnosis over the telephone: an emerging trend.
    Support Care Cancer. 2018;DOI: 10.1007/s00520-018-4383-y
    McElroy JA, Proulx CM, Johnson L, Heiden-Rootes KM, Albright EL, Smith J, Brown MT.
  • Changes in blood pressure after the 2016 United States presidential election. Analyses in response to “The Association of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Healthy Adults” by Edmondson et al.
    Psychosomatic Medicine. 2018;80(6):588-589.
    Hodges KL, McElroy JA, Misra S.
  • Determination of volatile organic compounds in child care centers by thermal desorption gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
    Analytical Methods. 2018; 10(7): 730-742.
    Vu DC, Ho TL, Vo P, Carlo G, McElroy JA, Davis A, Nagel SC, Lin CH.
  • Sexual and gender minority breast cancer patients choosing bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction: “I feel like I now have a body that fits me.”
    Women and Health. 2018;58(4):403-418.
    Brown MT, McElroy JA.
  • Socioeconomic status and other factors associated with childhood obesity.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: JABFM. 2018;31(4):514-521.
    Williams AS, Ge B, Petroski G, Kruse RL, McElroy JA, Koopman RJ.
  • Unmet support needs of sexual and gender minority breast cancer survivors.
    Supportive Care in Cancer. 2018;26(4):1189-1196.
    Brown MT, McElroy JA.
  • Cadmium exposure and endometrial cancer risk: a large midwestern U.S. population-based case-control study.
    PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource]. 2017;12(7):e0179360.
    McElroy JA, Kruse RL, Guthrie J, Gangnon RE, Robertson JD.
  • Can smokefree policies reduce tobacco use disparities of sexual and gender minorities in Missouri?
    Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2017;DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntx078.
    Wintemberg J, McElroy J, Ge B, Everett K.
  • Chronic illnesses and conditions in sexual and gender minority individuals in LGBT health: meeting the needs of gender and sexual minorities.
    Editors K. Bryant Smalley, Jacob C Warren, Nikki Barefoot Springer Publishing Company, New York. Pages 83-102.
    McElroy JA, Brown M.
  • Comparing women with and without disabilities in five-site “Healthy Weight” interventions for lesbian/bisexual women over 40.
    Disability & Health Journal. 2017;10(2):271-278.
    Eliason MJ, McElroy JA, Garbers S, Radix A, Toms BL.
  • Fast and reliable method for As speciation in urine samples containing low levels of As by LC-ICP-MS: focus on epidemiological studies.
    Talanta. 2017;165:76-83.
    Carioni VMO, McElroy JA, Guthrie JM, Ngwenyama RA, Brockman JD.
  • Rainbows or ribbons? Queer black women searching for a place in the cancer sisterhood.
    In: Follins LD, Lassiter J, editors. Black LGBT health in the United States: the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation. Lanham: Lexington Books; 2017. p. 103-120.
    Johnson LP, McElroy JA.
  • Sexual and gender minority breast cancer patients choosing bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction: “I feel like I now have a body that fits me.”
    Women and Health. 2017;doi: 10.1080/03630242.2017.1310169
    Brown MT, McElroy JA.
  • Sexual and gender minority’s social media user characteristics: examining preferred health information.
    Health Mark Q. 2017;DOI: 10.1080/07359683.2017.1310553
    Park H, Rodgers S, McElroy JA, Everett K.
  • Urinary cadmium and breast cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study.
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2017;109(2):1-7.
    Eriksen KT, McElroy JA, Harrington JM, Levine KE, Pedersen C, Sorensen M, Tjonneland A, Meliker JR, Raaschou-Nielsen O.