Heidi A Hanson portrait
  • Research Scientist, Utah Population Database, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sociology Department
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Population Health Sciences
  • Co-Leader CTSA Early Life Exposures Working Group, Clinical and Tranlational Science Awards, Lifespan Domain Task Force
  • Research Assistant Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Surgery

Presentations

  • Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. "The Socioeconomic Status of Offspring, Their Social Mobility, and the Mortality of Their Parents: An Examination of Extinct Cohorts." Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Cawthon R, Mineau GP, Kerber R, Norton M. "Early Life Conditions and Cause Specific Mortality in the Cache County Memory and Health Study: Gene-Environment Interactions with APOE Genotypes." Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR, Hasstedt S. "Heritability of Longevity and the Role of Early Life Conditions." Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Hanson HA, Maloney TN, Smith KR. “Extended Kinship Networks, Socioeconomic Resources, and Reproductive Behavior during the Demographic Transition.” Social Science History Association Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Cawthon R, Mineau GP, Kerber R, Norton M. “Early Life Conditions and Cause-Specific Mortality in the Cache County Memory and Health Study: Gene-Environment Interactions with APOE Genotypes.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2013.
  • Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. “The Socioeconomic Status of Offspring, Their Social Mobility, and the Mortality of Their Parents: An Examination of Extinct Cohorts.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2013.
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR, Hasstedt S. “Heritability of Longevity and the Role of Early Life Conditions.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2013.
  • Hollingshaus MS, Hanson HA, Smith KR. “Familial Susceptibility to Suicide, Death of Parents in Early Life, and Behavioral Health Disorders in Older Adulthood: FxE Interactions”. Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Dribe M, Bras H, Breschi M, Gagnon A, Gauvreau D, Hanson HA, Maloney TN, Mazzoni S, Molitoris J, Pozzi L, Smith KR, Vezina H. “Socioeconomic Status and Fertility: Insights from Historical Transitions in Europe and North America”. Economic History Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. “Early and Mid-Life Socioeconomic Status and Later-Life Co-morbidity Trajectories” Annual Reseau Esperance de Vie en Sante (REVES) conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Stroup AM, Hergert KA, Hanson HA, Lane DR, Butler J, Henry KA, Harrell CJ, Sweeney C, Smith KR. “Utah Baby Boomers, Early-Life Socioeconomic Status, and Cancer Risk: What we learned from Cancer Registry Linkage to State Birth Certificates” NAACCR (North American Association of Central Cancer Registries) Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR, Zimmer Z. “Reproductive History and Later Life Co-Morbidity Trajectories: Are the fertile frail?” To be presented at the Population Association of America 2013 Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Mineau GP. “Look Two Steps Back to See One Step Ahead: The role of grandmaternal and grandpaternal age on survival.” To be presented at the Population Association of America 2013 Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
  • Canada

Publications

  • Mayer E, Lenherr SM, Hanson HA, Jessop TC, and Lowrance WT. "Gender Differences in Publication Productivity among Academic Urologists in the United States." Urology 103:39-46. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.12.064. Published, 05/2017.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0090429517301425/1-s2.0-S00...
  • Anderson RE, Hanson HA, Lowrance WT, Redshaw J, Oottamasathien S, Schaeffer A, Johnstone E, Aston KI, Carrell DT, Cartwright P, Smith KR, and Hotaling JM. "Childhood Cancer Risk in the Siblings and Cousins of Men with Poor Semen Quality." J Urol 197(3 Pt 2):898-905. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.09.110. Published, 03/2017.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0022534716314367/1-s2.0-S00...
  • Caplin DA, Smith KR, Ness KK, Hanson HA , Smith SM, Nathan PC, Hudson MM, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, and Oeffinger KC. "Effect of population socioeconomic and health system factors on medical care of childhood cancer survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 6(1):74-82. doi: 10.1089/jayao.20160016. Published, 03/2017.
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/jayao...
  • Stroup AM, Herget KA, Hanson HA , Reed DL, Butler JT, Henry KA, Harrell CJ, Sweeney C, and Smith KR. "Baby Boomers and Birth Certificates: Early Life Socioeconomic Status and Cancer Risk in Adulthood." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 26(1):75-84. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0371. Published, 01/2017.
    http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2016/12...
  • Hanson HA, Mayer EN, Anderson RE, Aston KI, Carrell DT, Berger J, Lowrance WT, Smith KR, and Hotaling JM. "Familial aggregation of childhood mortality and semen quality." Hum. Reprod. 32(1):239-247. Published, 01/2017.
  • Samadder NJ. Smith KR, Wong J, Thomas A, Hanson HA , Boucher K, Koptiuch C, Albright LA, Burt RW and Curtin K. "Cancer risk in families fulfilling the Amsterdam criteria for Lynch Syndrome: A population-based study in Utah." JAMA Oncol. In press, 01/2017.
  • Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Wong J, Hanson HA , Boucher K, Burt RW, Charlton M, Byrne KR, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Koptiuch C, and Curtin K. "Familial risk of biliary tract cancers: a population-based study in Utah." Dig Dis Sci 61(12):3627-3632. Published, 12/2016.
    http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/888/art%25...
  • Dribe M, Breschi M, Gagnon A, Gauvreau D, Hanson HA, Maloney TN, Pozzi L, Smith KR, and Vezina H. "Socio-economic status and fertility decline: Insights from historical transitions in Europe and North America." Popul Stud (Camb). 71(1):3-21. doi: 10.1080/00324728.2016.1253857. Published, 11/25/2016.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0032472...
  • Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. "Offspring Socioeconomic Status and Parent Mortality within an extinct Cohort." Demography 53(5):1583-1603. Accepted, 10/2016.
    http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/924/art%25...
  • Kowaleski-Jones L, Fan JX, Wen M, and Hanson HA. "Neighborhood Context and Youth Physical Activity: Differential Associations by Gender and Age. Am J Health Promot. [Epub ahead of print]. Accepted, 09/16/2016.
  • Anderson RE, Hanson HA, Patel DP, Johnstone E, Carrell DT, Lowrance WT, Smith KR. "Cancer Risk in First and Second Degree Relatives of Men with Poor Semen Quality Fertility and Sterility." Fertil Steril 106(3):731-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.05.021. Published, 09/01/2016.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0015028216612888/1-s2.0-S00...
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Brown B, Kowaleski-Jones L. Fan JX, Zick CD. "Movers and Stayers: How Residential Selection Contributes to the Association between Female Body Mass Index and Neighborhood Characteristics." Int J Obes (Lond) 40(9):1384-91. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.78. Published, 05/02/2016.
    http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/fu...
  • Hanson HA, Horn KP, Rasmussen KM, Hoffman JM, Smith KR. "Is Cancer Protective for Subsequent Alzheimer's Disease Risk? Evidence from the Utah Population Database." JOGB Soc.Sci. Published, 04/21/2016.
    http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/cont...
  • Bolund E, Lummaa V, Smith KR, Hanson HA, Maklakov AA. "Reduced Costs of Reproduction in Females Mediate a Shift from a Male-Biased to a Female Biased Adult Lifespan in Humans." Sci Rep., 6:24672. doi: 10.1038/srep24672. Published, 04/18/2016.
    http://www.nature.com/articles/srep24672
  • Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Hanson H, Pimentel R, Wong J, Boucher K, Akerley W, Gilcrease G, Ulrich CM, Burt RW, and Curtin K. "Cancer of unknown primary: Investigating familial cancer risk." JAMA Oncol . Accepted, 03/26/2016.
  • Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Hanson H, Pimentel R, Wong J, Boucher K, Akerley W, Gilcrease G, Ulrich CM, Burt RW, Curtin K. "Familial Risk in Patients with Carcinoma of Unknown Primary." JAMA Oncology, 2(3):340-6. Published, 03/01/2016.
    http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?artic...
  • Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. "Childhood socioeconomic status, adult socioeconomic status, and old-age health trajectories: Connecting early, middle, and late life." Demographic Research, 34(10), pp 285-319. Published, 02/12/2016.
    http://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol34/...
  • Hanson HA, Anderon RE, Aston KI, Carrell D, Smith KR, Hotaling J. "Subfertility Increases Risk of testicular Cancer: Evidence from Population-Based Semen Samples." Fertil Steril, 105(2):322-328. In press, 02/2016.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0015028215020385/1-s2.0-S00...
  • Herget KA, Patel DP, Hanson HA, Sweeney C, Lowrance WT. "Recent decline in prostate cancer incidence in the United States, by age, stage, and Gleason Score." Cancer Med. 5(1):136-141. doi: 10.1002/cam4.549. Published, 01/2016.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cam4.54...
  • Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Hason H, Pimentel R, Wong J, Boucher K, Ahnen D, Singh H, Ulrich CM, Burt RW, Curtin K. "Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer Among Family Members of All Ages, Regardless of Age of Index Case at Diagnosis." Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology,13(13), pp 2305-2311.e2. Published, 12/2015.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR, Zimmer Z. "Reproductive History and Later Life Comorbidity Trajectories: A Medicare Linked Cohort Study from the Utah Population Database. Demography, 52(6):2021-49. Published, 12/2015.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13524-...
  • Reither EN, Land KC, Jeon SY, Powers DA, Masters RK, Zheng H, Hardy MA, Keyes KM, Fu Q, Hanson HA, Smith KR, Utz RL, Yang YC. "Clarifying hierarchical age-period-cohort models: A rejoinder to Bell and Jones." Social Science and Medicine, vol 145, pp 125-128. Published, 11/2015.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0277953615300290/1-s2.0-S02...
  • Samadder NJ, Pappas L, Boucher KM, Smith KR, Hanson HA, Fraser A, Wan Y, Ulrich CM, Burt RW, Curtin K (Under Review). "Long term colorectal cancer incidence after negative colonoscopy in persons with and without a family history of colon cancer." Ann Intern Med. In progress, 08/2015.
  • Hollingshaus M, Hanson HA, Coon H, Crowell SE, Gray D, Pimental R, Smith KR. "Differential Vulnerability to early-life Parental Death: The Moderating Effects of Family Suicide History on Risks for Major Depression and Substance Abuse in Later Life." Biodemography Soc Biol 62(1):105-25. Published, 08/2015.
  • Grace K, Davenport F, Hanson H, Funk C, Shukla S. "Linking climate change and health outcomes: Examining the relationship between temperature, precipitation and birth weight in Africa." Global Environmental Change. 35 (2015) 125-137.. Published, 06/2015.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0959378015300066/1-s2.0-S09...
  • Fan JX, Hanson HA, Zick CD, Brown BB, Kowaleski-Jones L, Smith K (2014). "Geographic scale matters in detecting the relationship between neighbourhood food environments and obesity risk: an analysis of driver license records in Salt Lake County, Utah." BMJ Open 4(8). Published, 08/2014.
    http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/8/e005458.full
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA (2014). "Early Life Influences on Health and Mortality." In Ilo E, Foster A (Eds.), Internationa Encyclopedia of Social and Behavorial Sciences (2). Esevier LTD. In press, 05/29/2014.
  • Maloney TN, Hanson HA, Smith KR (3/2014). "Occupation and Fertility on the Frontier." Demographic Research, 30(2), pp 853-886. Published, 03/19/2014.
    http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol30/...
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR, Stroup AM, Harrell CJ. "Age Period Cohort Models of Cancer among the Oldest Old." Popul Stud (Camb).. Accepted, 03/2014.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/j2RrefAnAWi7SY8z...
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Norton MC, Hollingshaus MS, Mineau GP (1/2014). "Survival of Offspring who Experience Early Parental Death: Early Life Conditions and Later-Life Mortality." Soc Sci Med. In press, 01/2014.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.11.054
  • Fan JX, Brown BB, Hanson H, Kowalesi-Jones L, Smih KR, Zick CD (9/2013). Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Weight Outcomes: Does Every Minute Count?" Am J Health Promot.,28(1), 441-49. Published, 09/2013.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4278/ajhp.120606-QUAL-286
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Hollingshaus MS (2013). BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and female fertility.” [10.1097/GCO.1090b1013e32835f31731]. Obstet Gynecol. Published, 09/2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23411475
  • Lindahl-Jacobsen R, Hanson HA, Oksuzyan A, Mineau GP, Christensen K, Smith KR (4/2013). The male-female health-survival paradox and sex differences in cohort life expectancy in Utah, Denmark, and Sweden 1850-1910. Ann Epidemiol, 23(4), 161-166. Published, 04/2013.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.02.001
  • Brown BB, Smith KR, Hanson H, Fan JX, Kowaleski-Jones L, Zick CD (2013). "Neighborhood design or walking and biking: physical activity and body mass index. Am J Prev Med, 44(3), pp 231-238. Published, 04/2013.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2012.10.024
  • Hanson HA, Smith KR (2013). "Early Origins of longevity: prenatal exposures to food shortage among early Utah pioneers." J Dev Orig Health Dis, 4(02), 170-181. Published, 04/2013.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040174412000682
  • Zick CD, Hanson H, Fan JX,Smith KR, Kowaleski-Jones L, Brown BB, Yamada I (4/2013). "Revisiting the relationship between neighborhood environment and BMI: an instrumental variables approach to correcting for residential selection bias." Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10, 27.. Published, 04/2013.
    http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/10/1/27
  • Smith KR, Hanson HA, Minea GP, Buy SS. "Effects of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations on female fertility. [doi:10.1098/rspb2011.697]. Proc Biol Sci, 279(1732), pp 1389-1395. Accepted, 06/2012.
    http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/ear...