Mary Beth Terry

Terry's research is focused on early life exposures to chronic disease and specifically study breast cancer.  She has been leading family-based and intergenerational cohorts including two studies of adolescent girls in our community for over 17 years focused on the role of environmental modifiers of risk. In addition to her doctorate in epidemiology, Terry has a Master's degree in economics and previously worked as an econometrician and program evaluator for a number of government-sponsored programs. Terry teaches introductory and advanced epidemiologic methods.

Research Interests

Environmental Health
Social Determinants
Toxic Environmental Exposures


NYC Survey Data (e.g. Community Health Survey, Housing and Vacancy Survey)