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Disease prevention, epidemiology, cancer research, psychosocial contributions to disease

Publications:
• Fischer A, Ziogas, A, Anton-Culver, H., Perception Matters: Stressful Life Events Increase Breast Cancer Risk, Psychosomatic Research, March 2018.
• Fischer A, Ziogas, A, Anton-Culver, H. Negative Valence Life Events Promote Breast Cancer Development. Clinical Breast Cancer. November 2017.
• Nolen SC, Evans MA, Fischer A, Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Bota DA. Cancer-Incidence, prevalence and mortality in the oldest-old. A comprehensive review. Mech Ageing Dev. 2017;164:113-126.

Presentations:
• Antidepressant Use, Duration of Use and Breast Cancer Risk, A., Ziogas, A., L., Jiang, Anton-Culver, H., Oral Presentation, 76th American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, March 2018
• The Integrative Relationship Between Life Events, Antidepressant Medication and Breast Cancer Risk, Fischer, A., Ziogas, A., L., Jiang, Anton-Culver, H. Poster Presentation, 4th Annual Physician Scientists Association West Regional Meeting, Irvine, CA, December, 2017
• The Role of Stress Perception in the Relationship Between Life Events and Breast Cancer Risk, Oral Presentation, UCI Medical Scientist Training Program Conference, Lake Arrowhead, CA, October, 2017
• Young Women are Most Susceptible to Effects of Perceived Stress on Breast Cancer risk, A., Fischer, Ziogas, A., Anton-Culver, H., Poster presentation MD-PhD Student National Conference, Keystone, CO, July, 2017
• Perceived Stressfulness of Life Events Impacts Breast Cancer Risk. Fischer, A., Ziogas, A., Anton-Culver, H. Poster presentation, American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April, 2017
• The Promoting Effect of Negative Valence Life Events in Breast Cancer Risk Fischer, A., Ziogas, A., Anton-Culver, H. Poster presentation, American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, Seville, Spain. March, 2017
• The Story of a Third Year Medical Student, Fischer, A., Shapiro, J., Medical Humanities Symposium, UCI. January, 2017
• Life Event Valence and Breast Cancer Risk. Fischer, A., Ziogas, A., Anton-Culver, H. Oral and poster presentations at West Regional Conference of American Association of Physician Scientists, Keck School of Medicine, USC. December, 2016
• Life Events and Breast Cancer Risk in the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Study. Fischer, A., Anton-Culver, H. Oral presentation at Annual UCI Medical Scientist Training Program Conference. October, 2016
• They Are Not Alone: Networks Associated with Hippocampus and Amygdala Activation. Fischer, A., Annaldas, B., and Solodkin A. Poster presentation. UCI Conte Center on Brain Programing in Adolescent Vulnerabilities. January, 2015
• Using DTI to Assess the Relationship Between White Matter Integrity in the Fornix and Memory Performance in Healthy Cognitive Aging. Fischer, A., Bennett, I., and Stark, C. Poster presentation, Annual UCI Medical Scientist Training Program Conference. September, 2013

• UCI MSTP National Research Service Award 2012-present
• American Psychosomatic Society Medical Student/Resident/Fellow Travel Scholarship 2018
• UCI Medical School Gradate Studies Travel Award 2018
• West Regional Physician Scientists Association Poster Award 2017
• UCI Association of Graduate Students Travel Grant 2017
• American Psychosomatic Society Medical Student/Resident/Fellow Travel Scholarship 2017
• Golden Key International Honor Society 2015
• Phi Beta Kappa Award for Academic Achievement and Commitment to Science and Humanities 2012
• Federal Fund National SMART Grant 2011
• National Society of Colligate Scholars (NSCS) Award for Outstanding Academic Performance 2010