Angela Mazul, PhD, MPH

Angela Mazul, PhD, MPH

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Bridge cancer biology with epidemiology in head and neck cancers, specifically, how social determinants of health and traditional risk factors such as smoking and HPV interact with molecular markers in head and neck cancer.


  • 2016: PhD, epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2010: MPH, epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans


  • 2016 - 2017: Postdoctoral research associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Selected Research Publications

Audiologic Follow-up in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Treated With Cisplatin and Radiation.
  • Lee DS, Travis EY, Wong SK, [...] Mazul AL
  • Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2023
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Prevalence and Disproportionate Cancer Burden Among US Veterans.
  • Chidambaram S, Chang SH, Sandulache VC, Mazul AL , Zevallos JP
  • JAMA Oncol 2023
Cellular states are coupled to genomic and viral heterogeneity in HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma.
  • Puram SV, Mints M, Pal A, [...] Mazul A, [...] Tirosh I
  • Nat Genet 2023
Quantifying Costs Associated With Survival Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer-Reply.
  • Massa ST, Graboyes EM, Mazul AL
  • JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2023
No survival benefit in never-smoker never-drinker patients with oral cavity cancer.
  • Yan EZ, Wahle BM, Nakken ER, [...] Mazul AL
  • Head Neck 2023
Disparities in head and neck cancer incidence and trends by race/ethnicity and sex.
  • Mazul AL, Chidambaram S, Zevallos JP, Massa ST
  • Head Neck 2023
Quantifying Total and Out-of-Pocket Costs Associated With Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship.
  • Massa ST, Chidambaram S, Luong P, Graboyes EM, Mazul AL
  • JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2022
The effect of non-AIDS-defining cancers on people living with HIV.
  • Chiao EY, Coghill A, Kizub D, [...] Mazul A, Sigel K
  • Lancet Oncol 2021