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Elizabeth C. Feliciano, ScD

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Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

510-891-5988  (phone)
elizabeth.m.cespedes@kp.org


Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano, ScD, is a Staff Scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. Her research focuses on identifying, understanding, and intervening on modifiable risk factors for obesity and cancer-related metabolic diseases. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, a Masters in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a doctorate in Epidemiology and Nutrition, also from Harvard University. Dr. Cespedes Feliciano’s dissertation research focused on sleep duration, diet quality, and risk of obesity and diabetes in children and adults. She now applies her expertise in obesity epidemiology to the role of energy balance and body composition in cancer outcomes.

Current Position(s):

  • Staff Scientist, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Section Affiliations:

Primary Research Interests:

  • Obesity
  • Cancer
  • Ethnic minority health and health disparities
  • Diabetes
  • Behavior change
  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Dietary patterns
  • Sleep

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    Association of Systemic Inflammation and Sarcopenia With Survival in Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancer: Results From the C SCANS Study

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA; Prado CM; Bradshaw PT; Kwan ML; Xiao J; Alexeeff S; Corley D; Weltzien E; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Metabolic Dysfunction, Obesity, and Survival Among Patients With Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA; Prado CM; Bradshaw PT; Dannenberg AJ; Kwan ML; Xiao J; Quesenberry C; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Long-term changes in sleep duration, energy balance and risk of type 2 diabetes

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Bhupathiraju SN; Li Y; Rosner B; Redline S; Hu FB
    PubMed abstract

    Actigraphy-Derived Daily Rest-Activity Patterns and Body Mass Index in Community-Dwelling Adults

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Quante M; Weng J; Mitchell JA; James P; Marinac CR; Mariani S; Redline S; Kerr J; Godbole S; Manteiga A; Wang D; Hipp JA
    PubMed abstract

    Muscle mass at the time of diagnosis of nonmetastatic colon cancer and early discontinuation of chemotherapy, delays, and dose reductions on adjuvant FOLFOX: The C-SCANS study

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Lee VS; Prado CM; Meyerhardt JA; Alexeeff S; Kroenke CH; Xiao J; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Methodological considerations for disentangling a risk factor's influence on disease incidence versus postdiagnosis survival: The example of obesity and breast and colorectal cancer mortality in the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Prentice RL; Aragaki AK; Neuhouser ML; Banack HR; Kroenke CH; Ho GYF; Zaslavsky O; Strickler HD; Cheng TD; Chlebowski RT; Saquib N; Nassir R; Anderson G; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Association of Systemic Inflammation and Sarcopenia With Survival in Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancer: Results From the C SCANS Study

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA; Prado CM; Bradshaw PT; Kwan ML; Xiao J; Alexeeff S; Corley D; Weltzien E; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Explaining the Obesity Paradox: The Association between Body Composition and Colorectal Cancer Survival (C-SCANS Study)

    Author(s): Caan BJ; Meyerhardt JA; Kroenke CH; Alexeeff S; Xiao J; Weltzien E; Feliciano EC; Castillo AL; Quesenberry CP; Kwan ML; Prado CM
    PubMed abstract

    Body mass index, PAM50 subtype, recurrence and survival among patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kwan ML; Kushi LH; Chen WY; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Sweeney C; Bernard PS; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Adiposity, post-diagnosis weight change, and risk of cardiovascular events among early-stage breast cancer survivors

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kwan ML; Kushi LH; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Actigraphic Sleep Patterns of U.S. Hispanics: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

    Author(s): Dudley KA; Weng J; Sotres-Alvarez D; Simonelli G; Cespedes Feliciano E; Ramirez M; Ramos AR; Loredo JS; Reid KJ; Mossavar-Rahmani Y; Zee PC; Chirinos DA; Gallo LC; Wang R; Patel SR
    PubMed abstract

    Association of Weight Change after Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis and Outcomes in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Population

    Author(s): Meyerhardt JA; Kroenke CH; Prado CM; Kwan ML; Castillo A; Weltzien E; Cespedes EM; Xiao J; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Physical activity induced protection against breast cancer risk associated with delayed parity

    Author(s): Sturgeon KM; Schweitzer A; Leonard JJ; Tobias DK; Liu Y; Cespedes Feliciano E; Malik VS; Joshi A; Rosner B; De Jonghe BC
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    Physical activity from menarche to first pregnancy and risk of breast cancer

    Author(s): Liu Y; Tobias DK; Sturgeon KM; Rosner B; Malik V; Cespedes E; Joshi AD; Eliassen AH; Colditz GA
    PubMed abstract

    Metabolic Dysfunction, Obesity, and Survival Among Patients With Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA; Prado CM; Bradshaw PT; Dannenberg AJ; Kwan ML; Xiao J; Quesenberry C; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    Post-diagnosis Weight Change and Survival Following a Diagnosis of Early Stage Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Kroenke CH; Bradshaw PT; Chen WY; Prado CM; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ
    PubMed abstract

    What Should Cardiologists Tell Their Patients About a Healthy Dietary Pattern?

    Author(s): Hu FB; Cespedes Feliciano EM
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    Change in Dietary Patterns and Change in Waist Circumference and DXA Trunk Fat Among Postmenopausal Women

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Tinker L; Manson JE; Allison M; Rohan T; Zaslavsky O; Waring ME; Asao K; Garcia L; Rosal M; Neuhouser ML
    PubMed abstract

    Association between sleeping difficulty and type 2 diabetes in women

    Author(s): Li Y; Gao X; Winkelman JW; Cespedes EM; Jackson CL; Walters AS; Schernhammer E; Redline S; Hu FB
    PubMed abstract

    Long-term changes in sleep duration, energy balance and risk of type 2 diabetes

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Bhupathiraju SN; Li Y; Rosner B; Redline S; Hu FB
    PubMed abstract