Erin Ashbeck, MPH, MS
Erin Ashbeck is an Assistant Scientific Investigator in the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Population Health Program. Erin is currently working on investigations of imaging biomarkers for knee osteoarthritis in the Osteoarthritis Initiative and other related studies.
Erin’s previous research experience at The University of Arizona Cancer Center includes primary analysis of the Celecoxib/Selenium trial for the prevention of colorectal adenoma, a comparison of U.S. and U.K risk stratification guidelines following colorectal polypectomy, investigations of metabolic syndrome, sedentary behavior, and meat intake and preparation in the context of colorectal adenoma risk, as well as an assessment of dietary polyamine intake and risk for colorectal cancer in the Women’s Health Initiative. While at the University of New Mexico she investigated histologic findings from benign breast biopsies and subsequent diagnosis of breast cancer in The New Mexico Mammography Project.
She earned Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Economics at The University of Arizona, a Master of Public Health Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Science in Biostatistics at The University of Arizona.