Adrienne S Ettinger ScD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology | Global Health Concentration

Research Interests

Effects of environmental exposures and nutritional influences on reproductive, perinatal, and children's health; Global health; Molecular epidemiology more...


  • M.P.H., Boston University School of Public Health, 1991
  • M.Sc., Harvard School of Public Health, 2000
  • Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health, 2003
  • M.S., Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, 2014

Selected Publications

  • Ettinger AS, Roy A, Amarasiriwardena C, Smith D, Lupoli N, Mercado-Garcia A, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Hu H, Hernandez-Avila A. Maternal blood, plasma, and breast milk lead: lactational transfer and contribution to infant exposure. Environ Health Perspect 2014 January; 122:87-92.
  • Ettinger AS, Zota AR, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Hopkins MR, Schwartz J, Hu H, Wright RO. Maternal arsenic exposure and impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect 2009 Jul; 117(7):1059-1064.
  • Ettinger AS, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Téllez-Rojo MM, Mercado-García A, Peterson K, Schwartz J, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Effect of calcium supplementation on blood lead levels in pregnancy: a randomized control trial. Environ Health Perspect 2009 Jan; 117(1):26–31.



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