• 233 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

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Area of Expertise

Dr. Felini is an epidemiologist whose research broadly focuses on gene and environment influences on cancer risk and disparities. Her strong methods background is evident through her development of robust statistical modelling systems using data from high-risk populations such as meat-factory workers and victims of trafficking and the sex trade. She has nearly a decade of experience working with interdisciplinary teams in the community to analyze outreach programs. Her work in this area resulted in the passing of Texas Senate Bill 484 and major funding from Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas to integrate preventive cancer screening for vulnerable, underserved women in substance abuse centers.

Education/Academic qualification

DC, Parker College of Chiropractic

BA in Biology, Purdue University

MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A & M University

PhD in Epidemiology, University of North Carolina

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Research Output

  • 233 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter

Uptake of cancer screenings among a multiethnic refugee population in North Texas, 2014-2018

Milenkov, A. R., Felini, M., Baker, E., Acharya, R., Diese, E. L., Onsa, S., Fernando, S. & Chor, H., 1 Jan 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 3, e0230675.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Perspectives of women in prostitution diversion program on DNA collection for a high-risk DNA database

    Katsanis, S. H., Felini, M., Kim, J., Minear, M., Chandrasekharan, S. & Wagner, J. K., 1 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences. 12, 1, p. 111-128 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Corrigendum to Mortality in workers employed in pig abattoirs and processing plants [J. Environ. Res., 111, (2011), 871-876] DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2011.06.003

    Johnson, E. S., Ndetan, H., Felini, M. J., Faramawi, M. F., Singh, K. P., Choi, K. M. & Qualls-Hampton, R., 1 Oct 2015, In : Environmental Research. 142, p. 757-759 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    A pilot case-cohort study of brain cancer in poultry and control workers

    Gandhi, S., Felini, M. J., Ndetan, H., Cardarelli, K., Jadhav, S., Faramawi, M. & Johnson, E. S., 3 Apr 2014, In : Nutrition and Cancer. 66, 3, p. 343-350 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Trends in waist to thigh ratio among adults in US

    Faramawi, M. F., Gandhi, S., Caffrey, J. L., Felini, M., Bae, S. & Singh, K. P., 1 Jan 2013, Proceedings - 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2013. Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R. & Boland, J. (eds.). Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), p. 1992-1998 7 p. (Proceedings - 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2013).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution