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Jan M. Eberth, PhD
Assistant Professor

University of South Carolina
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Arnold School of Public Health
Discovery 1, Room 234
915 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: (803) 576-5770
E-mail: jmeberth@mailbox.sc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

2004 B.S., Health Science, Clemson University
2006 M.S.P.H., Epidemiology, Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health
2011 Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health
  • Cancer screening and prevention
  • Social epidemiology and health disparities
  • Medical geography and GIS applications
  • Access, utilization, and quality of cancer screening and treatment services
Current Research Funding:
Deficiencies and Determinants of Patient Knowledge about Adjuvant Breast Radiation Therapy
Source: USC Office of the Vice President for Research
Period: 5/16/14-9/15/15
Role (%FTE): Principal Investigator (25% Sum)
Total Direct Costs: $14,899

A Dissemination Project to Advance Lung Cancer Screening in South Carolina
Source: South Carolina Cancer Alliance
Period: 7/1/14-6/16/15
Role (%FTE): Principal Investigator (5% Acad)
Total Direct Costs: $43,437
EPID 410 & EPID 845

Eberth JM, Qiu R, Linder SK, Gallant N, Munden RF. Adoption of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening: a survey of Society of Thoracic Radiology Members, 2013. In Press at the Journal of Thoracic Imaging.

Eberth JM, Qiu R, Adams SA, Salloum RG, Bell N, Arrington AK, Linder SK, Munden RF. Lung cancer screening using low-dose CT: the current national landscape. Published Online Ahead of Print at Lung Cancer. DOI: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2014.07.002

Eberth JM, Kline K, Moskowitz D, Montealegre J, Scheurer M. The role of media and the Internet on vaccine adverse event reporting: a case study of human papillomavirus vaccination. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2014 Mar;54(3):289-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadolhealth.2013.09.005

Salloum RG, Nakkash RT, Myers AE, Eberth JM, Wood KA. Surveillance of tobacco retail density in Beirut, Lebanon using electronic tablet technology. Tobacco Induced Diseases. 2014;12(1):3. DOI:10.1186/1617-9625-12-3. DOI: 10.1186/1617-9625-12-3

Eberth JM, Xu Y, Smith GL, Jiang J, Buchholz T, Hunt KK, Black DS, Giordano SH, Whitman GH, Yang W, Shen C, Elting LS, Smith B. Surgeon influence on use of needle biopsy in breast cancer patients: A national Medicare study. In Press at Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Wirth M, Brandt HM, Dolinger HD, Hardin JW, Eberth JM, Sharpe PA. Examining connections between screening for breast, cervical, or prostate cancer and colorectal cancer screening. In Press at Colorectal Cancer.

Eberth JM, Eschbach K, Morris JS, Hossain Md M, Nguyen HT, Elting LS. Geographic disparities in mammography capacity: a longitudinal assessment of supply and demand. Health Services Research. 2014 Feb; 49(1):171-85. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12081

Eberth JM, Prarelkar P, Nguyen HT, Sun CC, Irvine-Vidrine J, Elting LS. The human and economic burden of cervical cancer in Texas: epidemiology and the survivorship experience. Texas Public Health Association Journal. Spring 2013; 65(2):51-55.

Eberth JM, Zhang X, Hossain Md M, Tiro JA, Holt JB, Vernon SW. County-level estimates of human papillomavirus vaccine coverage among young adult women in Texas, 2008. Texas Public Health Association Journal. Winter 2013; 65(1):37-40.

Eberth JM, Hossain Md M, Tiro JA, Zhang X, Holt J, Vernon SW. Applying multilevel, small area estimation to the examination of human papillomavirus among females aged 11-17 in Texas counties. Women's Health Issues 2013 Mar; 23(2):e131-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2012.12.005.

White A, Vernon SW, Eberth JM, Abotchie P, Tiro JA, Greisinger A, Coan SP, Vojvodic R. Correlates of self-reported colorectal cancer screening validity in a multispecialty medical group practice. Open Journal of Epidemiology 2013 Feb; 3:20-24. DOI: 10.4236/ojepi.2013.31004.

Rochon D, Eberth JM, Fraenkel L, Volk RJ, Whitney SN. Elderly patients' experiences using adaptive conjoint analysis software as a decision aid for osteoarthritis of the knee. Health Expectations. 2012 (Published online first). DOI: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00811.X

Vernon SW, Abotchie PN, McQueen A, White A, Eberth JM, Coan SP. Is the accuracy of self-reported colorectal cancer screening associated with social desirability? Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2012 Jan,21(1):61-5. DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0552.

Eberth JM, Huber JC, Rene A. Breast cancer screening practices and its correlates among American Indian and Alaska Native women in California, 2003. Women’s Health Issues. 2010 March/April; 20(2):139-145. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2009.12.004.

Eberth JM, Vernon SW, White A, Abotchie PN, Coan SP. Accuracy of self-reported reason for colorectal cancer testing. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2010 Jan;19(1):196-200. DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-0335.