Michael B. Bracken PhD, MPH, FACE

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Professor of Neurology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Co-Director, Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology; Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, Yale Center forNeurology | Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center

Research Interests

Perinatal and pediatric epidemiology; Evidence-based health care and medicine more...


  • M.P.H., Yale University, 1970
  • M.Phil., Yale University, 1972
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1974

Selected Publications

  • Zhao L, DeWan AT, Bracken MB. Association of maternal AGTR1 polymorphisms and preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. In press.
  • Zhao L, Triche EW, Walsh KM, Bracken MB, Saftlas AF, Hoh J, DeWan AT. Genome-wide association study identifies a maternal copy-number deletion in PSG11 enriched among preeclampsia patients. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. In press.
  • Bracken MB, Baker D, Cauley JA, Chambers C, Culhane J, Dabelea D, Dearborn D, Drews-Botsch CD, Dudley DJ, Durkin M, Entwisle B, Flick L, Hale, D, Holl J, Hovell M, Hudak M, Paneth N, Specker B, Wilhelm M, Wyatt S. New models for large prospective studies: is there a risk of throwing out the baby with the bathwater? American Journal of Epidemiology. In press.



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