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Michael B. Bracken, PhD, MPH, FACE

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist

Co-Director, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Research Interests

Epidemiology; Gynecology; Neurology; Pediatrics; Perinatal Care; Evidence-Based Medicine

Dr. Michael Bracken is the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology, Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology, and formerly Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Science and Neurology, a former Head of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale University and former Vice Chairman (Deputy Dean) of the Yale School of Public Health where he has studied and taught for the last 44 years. He is a sometime Research Fellow in Green Templeton College, Oxford University. Professor...

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Brian Paul Leaderer, MPH, PhD

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Co-Director, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Research Interests

Air Pollutants; Environment and Public Health; Environmental Pollution; Epidemiology; Public Health

Dr. Leaderer’s research over the past three decades has been interdisciplinary in nature, focusing on assessing exposures to air contaminants, found indoors and outdoors, and assessing the health impact resulting from those exposures in epidemiological studies of sensitive at risk populations. Within the context of assessing exposures, Dr. Leaderer’s work includes assessing emissions from sources, developing monitoring methods and applying modeling techniques (CMAQ modeling, traffic models,...

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Deputy Director

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Janneane Ferguson Gent, PhD

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Research Interests

Air Pollution; Asthma; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Otitis Media

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Andrew Thomas DeWan, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Asthma; Chronic Disease; Epidemiology; Genetics; Norway; Pre-Eclampsia; Sepsis

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Nicole Cardello Deziel, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

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Nicola Hawley, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

American Samoa; Diabetes Mellitus; Global Health; Maternal Health Services; Maternal-Child Health Centers; Obesity; Pregnancy; Prenatal Care; Samoa; South Africa

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Theodore R Holford, PhD

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Research Interests

Asthma; China; Geographic Information Systems; Global Health; Lung Neoplasms; Parasitology; Public Health; Statistics

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Jessica L. Illuzzi, MD, MS, FACOG

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Section Chief, Laborists and Midwifery

Medical Director, Obstetrics, Vidone Birthing Center, St. Raphael Campus, YNHH

Director of Medical Studies, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Director of Electives, Yale School of Medicine

Research Interests

Analgesia, Epidural; Cesarean Section; Education, Medical; Midwifery; Obstetrics; Streptococcus agalactiae; Vaginal Birth after Cesarean

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Anne Marie Zaura Jukic, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Infertility, Female; Pregnancy; Reproduction

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Affiliated Faculty

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Michelle L. Bell, PhD

Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Professor of Environmental Health

Research Interests

Environmental Health; Epidemiology

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Josephine J Hoh, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Environmental Exposure; Environmental Health; Ophthalmology

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Theodore R Holford, PhD

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Research Interests

Asthma; China; Geographic Information Systems; Global Health; Lung Neoplasms; Parasitology; Public Health; Statistics

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Linda C Mayes, MD

Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology in the Yale Child Study Center

Director, Yale Child Study Center

Special Advisor, Dean

Research Interests

Adolescent Psychiatry; Behavior, Addictive; Child Psychiatry; Chronic Disease; Electrophysiology; Epidemiology; Pediatrics; Psychiatry and Psychology; Stress, Psychological

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Melinda Mary Pettigrew, PhD

Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Research Interests

Drug Resistance; Infection Control; Pneumonia; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Respiratory Tract Infections

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Kimberly Ann Yonkers, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Mood Disorders; Sexual and Gender Disorders; Substance-Related Disorders

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International Affiliates

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Geir Jacobsen, MD, DrPH

Member of the Department of Public Health and General Practice

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Marit Martinussen

Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine Children’s and Women’s Health

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Kari R Risnes

Department Director of Research and Development/PostDoc Department of Public Health and General Practice