Germaine M. Buck Louis, Ph.D., M.S.

Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

6100 Executive Blvd., Room B703

Rockville, MD 20852

301- 496- 1711 or 496-6155

301- 402- 2084 (fax)

louisg@mailnih.gov

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Buffalo Epidemiology Ph.D. 2/87
State University of New York at Buffalo Epidemiology M.S. 9/80
State University of New York at Buffalo Sociology B.A. 2/78
Millard Fillmore School of Nursing Nursing R.N. 6/75

RESEARCH & ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2009-present Director & Senior Investigator, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
2007- 2009 Acting Director, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
2000-2009 Chief, Epidemiology Branch & Senior (Tenured) Investigator, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
2001-2004 Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State of New York
2000 Professor (tenured), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State of New York (University Name Change)
2000-2004 Adjunct Professor, Natural Sciences Division, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, University at Buffalo, State of New York
1995-2000 Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State of New York
1995-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
1997-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
1996-2000 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State of New York
1998-2000 Adjunct Associate Professor, Roswell Park Graduate Division, SUNY at Buffalo
1993-1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
1992-1996 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State of New York
1990-1997 Assistant Research Professor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Roswell Park Graduate Division, SUNY at Buffalo
1989-2000 Graduate Faculty of SUNY at Buffalo
1987-1993 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Science, SUNY at Buffalo
1980-1983 Co-Project Director, Office of the Dean, School of Health Related Professions, SUNY at Buffalo
1978-1980 Research Assistant, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
1975-1978 Registered Professional Nurse, Millard Fillmore Hospital (Inactive Status, New York #276928)

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

American College of Epidemiology, Elected Fellow

American Epidemiological Society, Elected Fellow

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

Society for Epidemiologic Research

Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Founding Member)

TEACHING & MENTORING

2001-2003 Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine (Public Health 201), School of Public Health, George Washington University, Group Facilitator
1988-2000 Reproductive Epidemiology (SPM 518), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Founder & Course Director
1993-2000 Perinatal Epidemiology (SPM 618), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Founder & Course Director
1996-2000 Issues and Controversies in Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology (SPM 619), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Founder & Course Director
1998-1999 Epidemiology & Biostatistics (SPM 600), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine & School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Founder & Course Director
1998 Evidence Based Medicine, (CPM, 2nd year students), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Founder & Course Director
1997 Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Preventive Medicine (SPM 600), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Director, Spring Semester
1996-1997 Clinical Based Medicine (CPM, 1st year students), School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo, Course Co-director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Module
1992-1994 Statistics, Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine (SPM 600), Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Statistics Lab Leader for Medical Students

Summer Teaching

1999 19th Annual New England Epidemiology Summer Program, Epidemiology Research Institute. Short Course in Reproductive Epidemiology, NERI, Bentley College, Massachusetts
2005-present Summer Institute in Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology. Jointly sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and the Canadian Institute for Health Research (Founding Faculty Member)

Mentoring

1988-2000 University at Buffalo: mentored 30 epidemiology graduate students including 11 doctoral students (chaired 8 committees) and 19 Master’s of Science students (chaired 12 committees). Graduate advisor for 24 students. Mentored 22 undergraduate medical students.
2000-present National Institutes of Health: mentored 2 pre-doctoral IRTA fellows, 6 post-doctoral IRTA fellows, 1 Howard Hughes Scholar, and 14 summer interns.

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS

1975 Graduation Honors, Millard Fillmore School of Nursing
1975 American Red Cross Student Nurse Achievement Award
1976 Alpha Kappa Delta, National Sociology Honor Society
1978 Magna cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
1978 Student Workshop Participant, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Amherst, MA
1987 Scholl Fellow, National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation
1994-1997 Merck/Society for Epidemiologic Research Fellowship Award, Merck Company Foundation

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

1987 Student Workshop, Society for Epidemiology Research
1987 Abraham Lilienfeld Award, Society for Epidemiologic Research
2000 Service Award, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
2002 NIH Merit Award. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. For Providing Leadership and Vision in Epidemiologic Research to the Institute and the Epidemiologic Community at Large
2004 NIH Mentoring Award. National Institutes of Health. For Exemplary Performance while Demonstrating Significant Leadership, Skill, and Ability in Serving as a Mentor for the Epidemiology Branch at NICHD
2005 NIH Merit Award. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. For Innovative Planning and Dedication to the Successful Development of the first NICHD-IHDCYH Sponsored Summer Institute for Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
2009 NIH Merit Award. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. For Ingenuity in Designing and Dedication in Completing the LIFE Study, Whose Aim is to Identify Environmental Reproductive Toxicants
2010 Mentoring Award, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research

RESEARCH SUPPORT

Grants, Principal Investigator, University at Buffalo, State of New York

1988 March of Dimes: Birth Asphyxia and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Clinical Research Administrative Grant
1988-1989 Research Development Fund Support, School of Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo: Surfactant Database for Developmental Morbidity
1994 Multidisciplinary Research Pilot Project Program, SUNY at Buffalo. A Population-Based study of Infertile Women Who Do and Do Not Seek Medical Services, Upstate New York
1994-1997 Merck Company Foundation: A Population-Based Study of the Impact of Tubal Sterilization on Women’s Health Status
1998-2000 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Health. Halogenated Organics and Endometriosis Risk (R01ES09045.01)

Grants, Co-Investigator, University at Buffalo, State of New York

1991-1996 National Institute of Health, Medical Sociology, Epidemiology and Control of Cancer, Co-investigator, 3% effort (Marshall, PI)
1991-1993 The Children’s Guild, Epidemiological Aspects of Extreme Prematurity, Co-investigator, 50% effort, (Msall, PI)
1993-1994 Wildermuth Foundation, Clinical Evaluation of Infertility Treatment, Co-investigator, 10% effort, (Severino, PI)
1992-2000 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control & Promotion, New York State Angler Cohort Study - Exposure Characterization and Reproductive and Developmental Health, Co-investigator, 20% effort, (Vena, PI; Buck, PI on Reproductive Projects for Center Grant)
1993-1994 Wildermuth Foundation, Clinical Evaluation of Infertility Treatment, Co-investigator, 10% effort, (Severino, PI)
1993-1995 March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Impact of Extreme Prematurity on Long-Term Educational Outcomes, Co-investigator, 10% effort, (Msall, PI)
1993-1995 SUNY at Buffalo, Indirect Medical Education Demonstration Project, Chronic Care and Developmental Disabilities, Co-investigator, 10% effort (Msall, PI)
1994-1995 Association for Research of Childhood Cancer, Inc., Prenatal and Early Childhood Exposures as Factors in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Co-investigator, 20% effort (Brecher, PI)
1995-1996 SUNY at Buffalo, Multidisciplinary Disciplinary Pilot Project Program, The effects of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD:dioxin) on gene expression in human endometrium, Co-investigator, 5% effort (Bofinger, PI)
1997-2001 National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Medical Sociology, Epidemiology, and Control of Cancer, Co-investigator, 10% effort (Vena, PI)
1998-2001 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control & Promotion, New York State Angler Cohort Study - Reproductive and Developmental Health, Co-investigator, 20% effort (Vena, PI)
2000-2002 U.S. Army, Department of Defense, Environmental Exposures at Birth and at Menarche and Risk of Breast Cancer, Co-investigator, 2% effort (Freudenheim, PI)
2000-2001 University at Buffalo, State of New York Pilot Project Program 2000, Impact of Environmental Exposure to Pharmaceutically-Derived Hormones, Co-investigator, 10% (Jensen, PI)

Principal Investigator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Intramural Funding

2003-2009 Longitudinal Investigation of the Environment and Fertility (LIFE Study); $11,000,000
2006-2009 Stress and Time to Pregnancy; $107,000
2006-2009 Persistent Environmental Compounds and Gynecologic Health (ENDO Study); $5,300,000

Principal Investigator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institution of Child Health & Human Development

Extramural Funding

2002-2004 Analysis of Correlated Pregnancy Outcomes. American Chemistry Council; $100,00
2002-2003 Prospective Cohort Studies of Chinese Acrylonitrile Workers - Feasibility, Acrylonitrile Group; $50,000

Co-Investigator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Intramural Funding

2005-2006 Validity of Self Reported Time-to-Pregnancy; $27,000
2007-2011 Upstate KIDS Study; $5,300,000

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Provided considerable community service to the Western New York while on faculty at the University at Buffalo, largely in the areas of maternal and child health and environmental health issues, 1987-2000. A detailed listing is provided in part 2 of my curriculum vitae.

ACADEMIC COMMITTEES

University and School Committees

1981-1983 Student Member, Joint Professional Staff/Faculty Senate Affirmative Action Committee
1983-1987 Student Member, Graduate Student Admissions Committee, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
1993-1996 Member, Seminar Committee, Center for the Study of Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health
1994-1977 Member, Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care
1995-1997 Member, Health Sciences Divisional Committee
1996-1997 Member, Second Year Curriculum Committee, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
1996-1997 Member, Curriculum Committee of the Faculty Council Steering Committee
1996-1999 Member, Advisory Board, Center for Nursing Research, School of Nursing
1997-2000 Member, First Year Curriculum Committee, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
1997-1998 Member, Committee on Interdisciplinary Structures
1998-2000 Member, Nominating Committee for the Faculty Council
1998 Member, Search Committee, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics
1997-1998 Co-Chair, Curriculum Committee of the Faculty Council Steering Committee
1998-1999 Chair, Curriculum Committee of the Faculty Council Steering Committee
1998-2000 Ex-Officio Member, Dean's Curriculum Task Force
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Appointments & Promotions

Departmental Committees

1996-1997 Member, Steering Committee - Joint MPH Program between SUNY at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, SUNY at Buffalo
1996-2000 Member, Institutional Fund Reimbursement Committee
1997-1998 Member, Graduate Program Working Group
1997-2000 Member, Graduate and Admissions Committee, (Chair 1999)
1997-1999 Chair, Medical Teaching Committee
1997-2000 Member, Preliminary Examination Committee
1997-2000 Member, Search Committee (Urban Health, Director Preventive Medicine)

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH – COMMITTEES

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2001- present Women and Science Advisory Group
2002 Search Committee Member, Tenure Track Position, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Sciences
2001-2002 Investigation Committee, Office of Intramural Research, Office of the Director
2003-2006 Second Task Force on the Status of NIH Intramural Women Scientists
2005 Selection Committee and Procedures for Women’s Health Shared Postdoctoral Fellowship
2007 Search Committee Member, Tenure Track/Tenured Investigators (Epidemiology & Biostatistics),

Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute

2007- present Subcommittee for Recruitment, Retention and Advancement of Women at NIH, Office of Intramural Research
2007- present NIH’s Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers
2008 Search Committee Member, Tenure Track Investigator, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute
2010- present Global Health Communicators Subcommittee, Trans-NIH Global Health Research Working Group

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)

2000-2001 Search Committee Member, Tenured or Tenure Track Perinatal Epidemiology Position, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research
2001 Search Committee Chair, Tenure Track Prevention Research Position, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research
2001 Search Committee Member, Tenured or Tenure Track Biometry & Mathematical Statistics Position, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research
2001 Committee Member, SIDS Five -Year Strategic Planning Committee
2001-2005 Co-Chair, Fertility & Early Pregnancy Committee, National Children’s Study
2002 Ad hoc Tenure Review & Promotion Review Committee
2003-2004 Search Committee Member, Staff Scientist Position, Epidemiology Branch
2006 Search Committee Member, Tenure Track/Tenured Investigator, Biometry Branch
2006-2007 Committee Member, Tenure Track/Tenured Investigator, Epidemiology Branch
2006 Committee Member, Tenure Review & Promotion
2008 Search Committee Member, Office of the Director, Associate Director for Administration
2008- present Board Member, Office of the Director, NICHD Information Technology Advisory Board
2008- 2009 Interview Review Panel, NICHD COAC Director
2010- present Member, NICHD Seminar Series Committee
2010-present Director’s Advisory Group

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer – Strategic Plans

2000 National Birth Defects Prevention Network Data and Annual Report, CDC

Editorial Boards & Positions

1995-1997 Co-Editor, American College of Epidemiology Newsletter
2001-present Associate Editor, American Journal of Epidemiology
2009-present Editorial Board, NIH Catalyst

Journal Peer Reviewer

Epidemiology & Public Health: American Journal of Epidemiology; American Journal of Public Health; Annals of Epidemiology; Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health; Environmental Health; Environmental Health Perspectives; Environmental Research; Epidemiology; Epidemiologic Reviews; European Journal of Epidemiology; International Journal of Epidemiology; Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health; Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology; Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology

Clinical: American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology; European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology; Fertility & Sterility; Human Reproduction; Journal of American Medical Association; Journal of Andrology; Mental Retardation and Development Disability Research Reviews; Journal of Pediatrics; Obstetrics & Gynecology; Pediatrics; Journal of National Medical Association; National Medical Journal of Pediatrics

Other: Biomedical Central; Birth; Cancer; Cancer Research; Chemosphere; Environmental Science & Technology; Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology; Inhalation Toxicology; Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology; Journal Toxicology and Environmental Health; Journal of Toxicology and Industrial Health; Neurotoxicology and Teratology; Reproductive Toxicology; Tobacco Control; Toxicological Sciences

Planning Committees – Workshops, Annual Meetings, Training

1991 Society for Epidemiologic Research 24th Annual Meeting (Hosted by the Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo).
1991-1995, 2000 Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
1999-2000 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Hosted by the Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo
2001-2002 Society for Women’s Health Research. Sex Differences in Environmental Health Research, NIH
2004 Methods & Applications of Day Specific Probabilities of Conception, NICHD
2003-2004 ISLI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute, 2004 International Biomonitoring Workshop
2004 Expanding Methodologies for Capturing Day-Specific Probabilities of Conception Workshop, NIH
2004-2005 ISEE 2005 Scientific Programme Committee
2006-2007 University of California, San Francisco- Collaborative on Health and the Environment Summit. Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility
2004-present Eunice Kennedy Shrive National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and Canadian Institute for Health Research’s Summer Institute in Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology
2008 Preconception Care Research: Improving Birth Outcomes and Reproductive Health Workshop, NICHD
2008 Team Science: Passion for Participatory Research, NICHD

Committee Appointments, Advisory Boards

1992-1994 Committee Member, Program Planning and Continuing Education Committee, American College of Epidemiology
1992-1994 Consultant, Consultative Committee on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1992-1995 Committee Member, Education Committee, American College of Epidemiology
1993-1998 Committee Member, Ethics and Standards of Practice Committee, American College of Epidemiology
1997-1998 Subcommittee Member, American College of Epidemiology Ethics Guidelines Subcommittee. Writing Group
1994-1997 Chair, Communications and Public Relations Committee, American College of Epidemiology,
1996 Temporary Advisor, International Programme on Chemical Safety - Boron, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization
1989-1999 Member, Advisory Board, Western New York Regional Perinatal Data System. Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics, University at Buffalo
1999-2000 Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Committee, Gynecologic Oncology Group
2000-2002 Member, Technical Implementation Panel for Long-Range Research Initiatives, American Chemistry Council
2002-2003 Member, Finance Committee. American College of Epidemiology
2003-2004 Chair, Finance Committee. American College of Epidemiology
2003-2004 Temporary Advisor, World Health Organization. IPCS Planning Meeting to Develop Outline for EHC on “Principles for Evaluating Health Risks in Children Associated with Exposure to Chemicals,” World Health Organization
2003 Invited Panelist. University of Washington and WHO Workshop on Evaluating Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity for Risk Assessment, Seattle, Washington
2003-2004 Invited Special Emphasis Panel on Fluoxetine. National Toxicology Program, Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
2003-2009 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Environmental Health Committee
2005-2007 Member, National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors
2005-2006 Member, Congress of Epidemiology Awards (Lilienfeld Award) Committee
2006 Member, Congress of Epidemiology Student Prize Paper Award & Travel Awards Committees
2006 Chair, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Nominations Committee
2007 Member, Awards Committee, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
2007 Consultant, Environmental Protection Agency’s Human Studies Review Board for Scientific and Ethical Approaches for Observational Exposure Studies
2008-2010 Science Advisory Panel, Assisted Human Reproduction Canada
2009-present Member, Rising Star Awards Committee, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology
2009-present Committee Member, Awards Committee, Society for Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology
2010-present Committee Member, Research Working Group, National Agenda on Infertility, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Executive Leadership Appointments

1991-1995 Secretary, Society for Pediatric Epidemiology Research
1995-1998 Board Member, American College of Epidemiology
2000-2001 President-Elect, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
2001-2002 President, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Research
2004-2007 Councilor, Executive Council, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES

1995-1997 Committee Member, Subcommittee on Zinc-Cadmium-Sulfide, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Toxicology
1995-2001 Member, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences
1996-2002 Board Member, Board of the Medical Follow-up Agency, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
1997-2000 Committee Member, Subcommittee on Reproductive and Developmental Toxicants, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
1997-2001 Committee Member, Subcommittee on Toxicological Hazard Evaluation, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
1998-1999 Advisor, Institute of Medicine's Study on Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces, Subtask 2.4.
1998-2001 Committee Member, Oversight Committee, Five Year Follow up of Army personnel Potentially Exposed to Chemical Warfare Agents, Medical Follow up Agency, Institute of Medicine
1998-1999 Advisor, National Research Council's Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces. Task 2.1. Assessing Health Risks during Deployments in Hostile Environments. National Academy of Science
2000-2002 Committee Member, Subcommittee on Submarine Escape Action. Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, The National Academies
2000 Committee Member, Subcommittee on Risk Assessment at Atsugi Naval Air Facility, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, The National Academies
2006 Panel Member, Research Support Program of the National Academy of Sciences, Policy & Global Affairs Division. The National Academies
2009- Committee Member, Government Liaison Group for the Standing Committee on Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions, The National Academies

INVITED TALKS

Presented over 60 invited (inter)national talks, seminars & grand rounds. Invited participant for 29 expert panels, advisory boards or workshops. Also, 47 contributed posters and papers at scientific meetings. A detailed listed is provided in part 2 of my curriculum vitae.

GRANT REVIEW

Federal – National Institutes of Health, Veterans, Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency

1992 Ad Hoc Study Section Member, NICHD
1995 Ad Hoc Study Section Member, NICHD & NIEHS
1998 Special Emphasis Panel, Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Promotion Research, NIEHS & EPA
1999 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Minority Biomedical Research Support, NIH
1999 Ad Hoc Study Section Member, Genetic Susceptibility & Variability of Human Malformations, NICHD & NIEHS
2000 Ad Hoc Study Section Member, Epidemiology Study Section 2, NIEHS
2001 Ad Hoc Study Section Member, VA’s Centers for the Study of War Related Illnesses, VA
2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Global Health Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research, NICHD
2004 Chair & Ad Hoc Reviewer. Special Emphasis Panel – Gene Environment Interactions and Breast Cancer, NIEHS
2005 Ad Hoc Reviewer. Special Emphasis Panel – Support Services for Epidemiology, NIEHS
2007 Ad Hoc Reviewer. Evaluation of an EmOC Intervention Package to Reduce Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Low Resource Settings (The EmOC Trial), NICHD
2008 Ad hoc Reviewer. National Toxicology Program, Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction, NIEHS

International

2001-2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer. Canadian Northern Contaminants Program. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
2001 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Health Effects Institute
2007 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Medical Research Council

Industry

2001-2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Chemistry Council

Private Research Foundations

2000-2004 Ad Hoc Reviewer, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

The National Academies

2004 Review of the Army’s Technical Guides on Assessing and Managing Chemical Hazards to Deployed Personnel. Subcommittee on the Toxicological Risks to Deployed Military Personnel, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, The National Academies
2006 Review of U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade’s Research Support Program of the National Academy of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs Division, The National Academies

PUBLICATIONS

Technical Reports

1.
Germaine Maslach. Application of the Health Belief Model to Adolescent Contraception. A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the State University of New York at Buffalo, February, 1980
2.
Germaine Maslach. Education and High Risk Maternal and Infant Services Adolescents. A report prepared and submitted for the Erie County Department of Health, Buffalo, New York, Spring, 1980
3.
H.A. Sultz, B. Bullough, L. Kinyon, G.M. Buck, F. Sherwin, and J. Mathews. U.S. Department of Human Health Services, Public Health Services, Health Resources Administration. Study of Nurse Practitioner Programs, Students, Graduates, and Employers of Nurse Practitioners. Bureau of Health Manpower, Division of Nursing, Hyattsville, Maryland, 1983.
4.
Germaine Maslach Buck. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in Upstate New York, 1974. A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the State University of New York at Buffalo, February, 1987
5.
Germaine M. Buck. Birth Asphyxia and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). A final report submitted to the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, White Plains, New York, January 1989
6.
Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction. NTP-CERHR Expert Panel Report on the Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Fluoxetine. February 2004. (Panel Authored Report).

Books (Committee authored, refereed)

1.
The National Academies. Subcommittee on Zinc Cadmium Sulfide. National Research Council. Toxicologic Assessment of the Army's Zinc Cadmium Sulfide Dispersion Tests. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997
2.
The National Academies. Subcommittee on Zinc Cadmium Sulfide. National Research Council. Toxicologic Assessment of the Army's Zinc Cadmium Sulfide Dispersion Tests. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997.
3.
International Programme on Chemical Safety. Environmental Health Criteria 204: Boron. World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998.
4.
The National Academies. Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces: Medical Surveillance, Record Keeping, and Risk Reduction. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press 1999.
5.
The National Academies. Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces, Institute of Medicine. Analytical Framework for Assessing Risk. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.
6.
The National Academies. Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces: Assessing Health Risks to Deployed U.S. Forces. Workshop Proceedings. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press 2000.
7.
The National Academies. Review of the U.S. Navy Environmental Health Center’s Health Hazard Assessment Process. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.
8.
The National Academies. Evaluating Chemical and Other Agent Exposures for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001.
9.
The National Academies. Review of the U.S. Navy’s Health Risk Assessment for the Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, Japan. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press 2001.
10.
The National Academies. Review of Submarine Escape Action Levels for Selected Chemicals. National Research Council. Washington, D.C: National Academy Press 2002.
11.
World Health Organization. Principles for Evaluating Health Risks in Children Associated with Exposure to Chemicals. International Programme on Chemical Safety. Environmental Health Criteria 237. 2006.

Refereed Manuscripts (*Student Mentored Papers)

1.
Maslach G, Kerr GB. Tailoring Sex-Education Programs to Adolescents - A Strategy for the Primary Prevention of Unwanted Adolescent Pregnancies. Adolescence 1983; 18, 70:449-456.
2.
Sultz HA, Henry OM, Kinyon LJ, Buck GM, Bullough B. A Decade of Change for Nurse Practitioners. Nursing Outlook 1983; 31, 3:137-140, 188.
3.
Sultz HA, Henry OM, Kinyon LJ, Buck GM, Bullough B. Nurse Practitioners: A Decade of Change, Part II. Nursing Outlook 1983; 31, 4:216-219.
4.
Sultz HA, Henry OM, Bullough B, Buck GM, Kinyon LJ. Nurse Practitioners: A Decade of Change, Part III. Nursing Outlook 31, 5:266-269, 1983.
5.
Sultz HA, Henry OM, Bullough B, Buck GM, Kinyon LJ. Nurse Practitioners: A Decade of Change, Part IV. Nursing Outlook 32, 3:158-163, 1984.
6.
*Silverstein CD and Buck GM. Parental Preferences Toward Sex Education Topics for Sixth Graders. Adolescence 1986; 21, 84:971-980.
7.
Kramer AA, Green LJ, Croghan IT, Buck GM, Ferer R. Bivariate Path Analysis of Twin Children for Stature and Biliac Diameter: Estimation of Genetic Variation and Co-Variation. Human Biology 1986; 58, 4:517-525.
8.
Buck GM, Kramer AA, Nance WE, Berg K. The Influence of Secular Effects and Gravidity on the Rate of Ectopic Pregnancy in a Norwegian Population. International Journal of Epidemiology 1987; 16, 3:431-435.
9.
Buck GM, Cookfair DL, Michalek AM, Nasca PC, Standfast SJ, Sever LE, Kramer AA. Intrauterine Growth Retardation and Risk of SIDS. American Journal of Epidemiology 1989; 129, 5:874-884.
10.
Buck GM, Cookfair DL, Michalek AM, Nasca PC, Standfast SJ, Sever LE. Assessment of In Utero Hypoxia and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1989; 3, 2:157-173.
11.
Batt RE, Smith RA, Buck GM, Naples JD, Severino MF. A Case-Series - Peritoneal Pockets and Endometriosis: Rudimentary Duplication of the Mullerian System. Journal of Adolescent and Pediatric Gynecology 1989; 2:47-56.
12.
Hoffman SR, Dersarkissian RM, Buck SH, Stinzinno GD, Buck GM. Sinus Disease and Surgical Treatment: A Results Oriented Quality Assurance Study. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 1989;100:573-577.
13.
Buck GM, Cookfair DL, Michalek AM, Nasca PC, Standfast SJ, Sever LE. Timing of Prenatal Care and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. International Journal of Epidemiology 1990;19:991-996.
14.
Buck GM, Cookfair DL, Michalek AM, Nasca PC, Standfast SJ, Sever LE. Intrauterine Growth Retardation and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (The Authors’ Reply.) American Journal of Epidemiology 1990;132:391-392.
15.
Buck GM, Michalek AM, Kramer AA, Batt RE. Labor and Delivery Events and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. American Journal of Epidemiology 1991; 133:900-906.
16.
Msall ME, Buck GM, Rogers BT, Merke D, Catanzaro NL, Zorn WA. Risk Factors for Major Neurodevelopmental Impairments and Special Education Resources in Extremely Premature Infants. Journal of Pediatrics 1991;119:606-614.
17.
*Kahler LR, O’Shea RM, Duffy LC, Buck GM. Factors Associated With Rates of Participation in WIC by Eligible Pregnant Women. Public Health Reports 1992;107:60-65.
18.
Buck GM, Mahoney MC, Michalek AM, Powell EJ, Shelton JA. Native American Births in Upstate New York, 1980-86: Comparison to White, Black and Other Race Births. Public Health Reports 1992;107:589.
19.
Buck GM, Michalek AM, Kramer AA, Batt RE. Labor and Delivery Events and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). (The Authors’ Reply). American Journal of Epidemiology 1992;135-586.
20.
Msall ME, Buck GM, Rogers BT, Catanzaro N. Kindergarten Readiness after Extreme Prematurity. American Journal of Diseases of Childhood 1992;146:1371-1375.
21.
Msall ME, Rogers BT, Buck GM, Mallen S, Catanzaro NL, Duffy LC. Functional Status of Extremely Premature Infants at Kindergarten Entry. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 1993;35, 312-320.
22.
Michalek AM, Mahoney MC, Buck GM, Snyder R. Mortality Patterns Among the Youth of a Northeastern American Indian Cohort. Public Health Reports 1993;108, 403-408.
23.
Msall ME, Buck GM, Rogers BT, Duffy LC, Mallen SR, Catanzaro NL. Predictors of Mortality, Morbidity, and Disability in a Cohort of Infants <28 Weeks’ Gestation. Clinical Pediatrics 1993;32, 521-527.
24.
*Arbesman M. Kahler LR, Buck GM. Assessment of the Impact of Female Circumcision on the Gynecological, Genitourinary and Obstetrical Health Problems of Women from Somalia: Impact of Female Circumcision. Women and Health 1993;20, 27-42.
25.
Rogers BT, Arvedson J, Buck GM, Msall ME. Characteristics of Dysphagia in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Dysphagia 1994;9:69-73.
26.
Msall ME, Buck GM, Rogers BT, Merke DP, Wan CC, Catanzaro NL, Zorn WA. Multivariate Risks Among Extremely Premature Infants. Journal of Perinatology 1994; XIV, 41-47.
27.
Arvedson J, Rogers B, Buck G, Smart P, Msall M. Silent Aspiration Prominent in Children with Dysphagia. International Journal of Pediatric Oto Rhinolaryngology 1994;28:173-181.
28.
*Mendola P, Buck G, Starr ER. Developmental Disabilities and the Distribution of Risk among American Indians. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health 1994;5, 3:30-44.
29.
Rogers B. Msall M. Owens T, Guernsey K, Brody A, Buck G, Hudak M. Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia and Type of Cerebral Palsy in Preterm Infants. Journal of Pediatrics 1994;125, 1:51-58.
30.
Rogers BT, Msall ME, Buck GM, Lyon NL, Norris MK, Roland JMA, Gingell RL, Cleveland DC, Pieroni DR. Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Journal of Pediatrics 1995; 126:496-498.
31.
Mendola P, Vena JE, Buck GM. Exposure Characterization, Reproductive and Developmental Health in the New York State Angler Cohort. Great Lakes Research Review 1995; 1:41-43.
32.
*Mendola P, Buck GM, Vena JE, Zielezny M, Sever LE. Consumption of PCB-Contaminated Sport Fish and Risk of Spontaneous Fetal Death. Environmental Health Perspectives 1995;103:498-502.
33.
Buck GM, Shelton JA, Mahoney MC, Michalek AM, Powell EJ. Racial Variation in Spontaneous Fetal Deaths of 20 Weeks or More in Upstate, New York, 1980-86. Public Health Reports 1995;110:587-592.
34.
Michalek AM, Buck GM, Nasca PC, Freedman AN, Baptiste MS, Mahoney MC. Gravid health status and medication use and risk of neuroblastoma. American Journal of Epidemiology 1996;143:996-1001.
35.
Vena JE, Buck GM, Kostyniak P, Mendola P, Fitzgerald E, Sever L, Freudenheim J, Greizerstein H, Zielezny M, McReynolds J, Olson J. The New York Angler Cohort Study: Exposure Characterization and Reproductive and Developmental Health. Toxicology and Industrial Health 1996;12:1-8.
36.
Buck GM. Epidemiologic Perspective of the Developmental Neurotoxicity of PCBs. Commentary. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 1996;18:239-241.
37.
Buck GM, Sever LE, Batt RE, Mendola P. Review of Lifestyle Factors and Female Infertility. Epidemiology 1997;8:435-441.
38.
Batt RE, Buck GM, Smith R. Health and Fertility among Women Surgically Treated for Endometriosis. Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists 1997;4:435-442.
39.
Buck GM, Sever LE, Mendola P, Zielezny M, Vena JE. Consumption of Contaminated Sport Fish from Lake Ontario and Time-to-Pregnancy, New York State Angler Cohort. American Journal of Epidemiology 1997;146:949-954.
40.
Mendola P, Buck GM, Sever LE, Zielezny M, Vena JE. Consumption of PCB-Contaminated Fresh Water Fish and Shortened Menstrual Cycle Length. American Journal of Epidemiology 1997;146:955-960.
41.
*Wu T, Buck GM, Mendola P. Can Regular Multivitamin/Mineral Supplementation Modify the Relation Between Maternal Smoking and Select Adverse Birth Outcomes? Annals of Epidemiology 1998;8:175-183.
42.
*Snell L, Haughey B, Marecki M, Buck G. Metabolic Crisis: Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Journal of Perinatal Neonatal Nursing 1998;148:26-37.
43.
*Wu T, Buck GM, Mendola P. Maternal Cigarette Smoking, Regular Use of Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and Risk of Fetal Death: Results from the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. American Journal of Epidemiology 1998;145:215-221.
44.
Prineas RJ, Goodman K, Soskolne CL, Buck G, Feinleib M, Last J, Andrews JS. Findings from the American College of Epidemiology Ethics Survey on the Need for Ethics Guidelines for Epidemiologists. Annals of Epidemiology 1998;8:482-489.
45.
*Tumiel LM, Buck GM, Jaen CR, Zayas L. Unmasking Birth Outcomes Among Hispanic Subgroups. Ethnicity and Disease 1998;8:209-217.
46.
Buck G. Evolution and Celebration of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER). Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1998;12:468-471.
47.
*Wu T, Buck G. Side Effects and Discontinuation Rates of Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Use in the Jilin Province of China. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 1998;10(1):33-8.
48.
Goodman K, Prineas R, Feinleib M, Last J, Soskolne CL, Buck G. IRB Review: Necessary, Nice or Needless? Letter to Editor. Annals of Epidemiology 1999;9:68-70.
49.
Buck GM, Mendola P, Vena JE, Kostyniak P, Greizerstein H, Olson J, Stephen F. Paternal Lake Ontario Fish Consumption and Risk of Conception Delay. Environmental Research 1999;80:S13-S18.
50.
Kostyniak PJ, Stinson C, Greizerstein HB, Vena J, Buck G, Mendola P. Relation of Lake Ontario Fish Consumption, Lifetime Lactation, and Parity to Breast Milk PCB and Pesticide Concentrations. Environmental Research 1999;80:S166-S174.
51.
Greizerstein HB, Stinson C, Mendola P, Buck GM, Kostyniak PJ, Vena JE. Comparison of PCB Congeners and Pesticide Levels between Serum and Milk from Lactating Women. Environmental Research 1999;80: 280-286.
52.
*Azaula M, Msall ME, Buck GM, Tremont MR, Wilizenski F, Rogers BT. Measuring functional independence and family support in older school aged children with cerebral palsy: Comparison of three instruments. Archives of Physical Medicine and Medical Rehabilitation 2000;81:307-311.
53.
Buck GM, Vena JE, Schisterman EF, Dmochowski J, Mendola P, Sever LE, Fitzgerald E, Kostyniak P, Greizerstein H, Olson J. Parental consumption of contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario and predicted fecundability. Epidemiology 2000:11:388-393.
54.
Buck GM, Msall ME, Schisterman EF, Lyon NR, Rogers BT. Extreme Prematurity and School Outcomes. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2000:14:324-331.
55.
*Rosenbaum P, Buck GM, Brecher M. Early Child Care and Preschool Experiences and Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. American Journal of Epidemiology 2000:152:1136-1144.
56.
*Chen CJ, Buck GM, Courey NG, Perez KM, Wactawski-Wende J. Risk Factors for Uterine Fibroids among Women Undergoing Tubal Sterilization. American Journal of Epidemiology 2001:153:20-26 (The Authors’ Reply.) American Journal of Epidemiology 2001:153:30.
57.
American College of Epidemiology’s Ethics and Standards of Practice Committee and Writing Group. American College of Epidemiology Ethics Guidelines. Annals of Epidemiology 2001:10:487-497. (Authors in alphabetical order – GM Buck, SS Coughlin, DE Snider, Jr., CL Soskolne, DL Weed).
58.
*Bethony J, Williams JT, Kloos H, Blangero J, Alves-Fraga L, Buck G, Michalek M, Williams-Blangero S, LoVerde PT, Correa-Oliveira R, Gazzinelli A. Exposure to Schistosoma mansoni infection in a rural area in Brazil. II: Household risk factors. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2001;6:136-145.
59.
*Piniewski-Bond JF, Buck GM, Horowitz RS, Schuster JHR, Weed DL, Weiner JM. Comparison of Information Processing Technologies. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2001:8:174-184.
60.
*Obst TE, Nauenberg E, Buck GM. Maternal health insurance coverage as a determinant of obstetrical and anesthesia care. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2001;12:178-191.
61.
Buck GM, Michalek AM, Chen CJ, Nasca PC, Baptiste MC. Perinatal Factors and Risk of Neuroblastoma. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2001;15:47-53.
62.
*McGuinness B, Buck GM, Mendola P, Sever LE, Vena JE. Infecundity and Consumption of PCB Contaminated Fish. Archives of Environmental Health 2001; 56:250-253.
63.
Buck GM and Johnson CD. Methodologic Considerations of Population-Based Research on Fetal Deaths: Overcoming Data Gaps. Seminars in Perinatology 2002; 26:31-35.
64.
Buck GM, Vena JE, Greizerstein HB, Weiner JM, McGuinness B, Mendola P, Kostyniak PJ, Swanson M, Bloom MS, Olson JR. PCB Congeners and Female Fecundity, New York State Angler Cohort Study. Environmental Toxicology & Pharmacology 2002;12:83-92.
65.
Wu T, Mendola P, Buck GM. Secondary Sexual Characteristics and Menses in US Girls: Ethnic Differences. Pediatrics 2002;110:752-757.
66.
Wu T, Buck GM, Mendola P. Blood lead levels and sexual maturation in U.S. Girls: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-94. Environmental Health Perspectives 2003;111:737-741.
67.
*Ghosh C and Buck G, Priore R, Wacktawski-Wende J, Severino M. Follicular Response and Pregnancy among Women Undergoing Ovulation Induction and Intrauterine Insemination. Fertility & Sterility 2003;80:328-333.
68.
*Lobdell D, Buck, GM, Weiner MJ, Mendola P. Using commercial telephone directories to obtain a population-based sample for mail survey of women of reproductive age. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2003;17:294-301.
69.
Buck GM, Tee PG, Fitzgerald EF, Vena JE, Weiner JM, Swanson M, Msall ME. Maternal sport fish consumption and infant birth size and gestation: New York State Angler Cohort Study. Environmental Health 2003; 2:7 [http://www.ehjournalnet/content/2/17 pages 1-9.]
70.
Rockett JC, Johnson CD, Buck GM. Biomarkers for assessing reproductive development and health: Part 1 – Pubertal Development. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004;112:105-112.
71.
Rockett JC, Buck GM, Johnson CD, Perreault SD. The value of home-based collection of biospecimens in reproductive epidemiology. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004;112:94-104. [Honorable Mention Award from the 2004 EPA’s Scientific and Technological Achievement Award Program.]
72.
Buck GM, Lynch CD, Stanford JB, Sweeney AM, Schieve LA, Rockett JC, Selevan SG, Schrader SM. Prospective Pregnancy Study Designs for Assessing Reproductive Developmental Toxicants. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004;112:79-86.
73.
Chapin RE, Buck GM. Our Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004;112:67-68.
74.
Schieve LA, Rasmussen SA, Buck GM, Schendel DE, Reynolds M, Wright V. Are children conceived with assisted reproductive technology at increased risk for adverse health outcomes? Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;103:1154-1163.
75.
Collins JJ, Cheng R, Buck GM, Zhang J, Klebanoff M, Schisterman EF, Scheffers T, Ohta H, Takaya K, Miyauchi H, Markowitz M, Divine B, Tsai S. The feasibility of conducting a reproductive outcome study of Chinese acrylonitrile workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Collection in English) 2004;1:29-32.
76.
Buck GM, Schisterman EF, Dukic VM, Schieve LA. Research Hurdles Complicating the Analysis of Infertility Treatment on Child Health. Human Reproduction 2004; 20:12-18.
77.
Hines RN, Adams J, Buck GM, Faber W, Holson JF, Jacobson SW, Keszler M, McMartin K, Segraves RT, Singer LT, Sipes IG, Williams PL. NTP-CERHR Expert Panel Report on the reproductive and developmental toxicity of fluoxetine. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reproductive Toxicology 2004;71(4):193-280
78.
Buck Louis GM, Weiner JM, Whitcomb BW, Sperrazza R, Schisterman EF, Lobdell DT, Crickard K, Greizerstein H, Kostyniak PJ. Environmental PCB Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. Human Reproduction 2005; 20:279-285.
79.
*Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Weiner JM, Greizerstein H, Kostyniak PJ. Relative concentrations of organochlorines in adipose tissue and serum among reproductive age women. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2005;19:203-213.
80.
Mendola P, Robinson LK, Buck GM, Druschel CM, Fitzgerald EF, Sever LE, Vena JE. Birth defects risk associated with maternal fish consumption: potential effect modification by sex of offspring. Environmental Research 2005; 97:134-141 [www.sciencedirect.com].
81.
Senn KM, McGuinness BM, Buck GM, Vena JE, Anderson S, Rogers BT. Longitudinal study of babies born to mothers enrolled in a preconception prospective pregnancy study: study design and methodology, New York State Angler Cohort Study. Environmental Research 2005; 97:163-169 [www.sciencedirect.com].
82.
Rosenbaum P, Buck GM, Brecher M. Allergy and infectious disease histories and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Paediatric Perinatal Epidemiology 2005; 19:152-164.
83.
Baker JA, Buck GM, Vena JE, Moysich KB. Fertility patterns prior to testicular cancer diagnosis. Cancer Causes and Control 2005; 16(3): 295-299.
84.
Schisterman EF, Whitcomb BW, Buck Louis GM, Louis TA. Lipid adjustment in the analysis of environmental contaminants and human health risks. Environmental Health Perspectives 2005; 113(7):853-857.
85.
Hediger ML, Hartnett HJ, Buck Louis GM. Association of endometriosis with body size and figure. Fertility Sterility 2005; 84(5):1366-1374.
86.
*Cooney MA, Buck GM, Sun Wenyu, Rice MM, Klebanoff MA. Is conception delay a risk factor for reduced gestation or birthweight? Paediatric Perinatal Epidemiology 2006; 20:201-209.
87.
Buck Louis GM, Dukic VM, Heagerty PJ, Louis TA, Lynch CD, Ryan LM, Schisterman EF, Trumble A, and the Pregnancy Modeling Working Group. Statistical issues in modeling pregnancy outcome data. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2006; 15:2:03-126.
88.
Louis GMB, Lynch CD, Cooney MA. Environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 2006; 24(3):178-190.
89
. Lynch CD, Jackson L, Buck Louis GM. Estimation of the day-specific probabilities of conception: current state of the knowledge and the relevance for epidemiologic research. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2006; 20 (suppl 1):3-12.
90.
*Taylor KC, Jackson LW, Lynch CD, Kostyniak PJ, Louis GMB. Preconception maternal polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and the secondary sex ratio. Environmental Research 2006;103:99-105.
91.
*RM Ferrari RM, Cooney MA, Vexler A, Liu A, Buck Louis GM. Time to pregnancy and multiple births. Human Reproduction 2007;22:407-413.
92.
RE Batt, RA Smith, GM Buck Louis, DC Martin, C Chapron, PR Koninckx, J Yeh. Müllerianosis. Histology & Histopathology 2007;22:1161-1166.
93.
*Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Liu A, Kostyniak PJ. Maternal serum polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations across critical windows of human development. Environmental Health Perspectives 2007;115:1320-1324.
94.
Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Pena JB. Intrauterine exposures and risk of endometriosis. Human Reproduction 2007; 22:3232-3236. (doi:10.1093/humrep/dem338). Excerpted Version: Human Reproduction – Indian Edition (PRISM) 2008;4(4):210-214.
95.
Louis GMB, Cooney MA, Lynch CD, Handal A. Periconception Window: Advising the pregnancy planning couple. Fertility and Sterility 2008;89(2):e119-131. [NIHMSID# 18308052]
95.

Buck Louis GM, Gray LE Jr., Marcus M, Ojeda SR, Pescovitz OH, Feldman Witchel S, Sippell W, Abbott DH, Soto A, Tyl RW, Bourguignon J-P, Skakkebaek NE, Swan SH, Golub MS, Wabitsch M, Toppari J,

Euling S. Environmental factors and puberty timing: expert panel research needs. Pediatrics 2008;121:S172-S191.

96.
*Cooney MA, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, McGuiness BM, Lynch CD. Validity of self-reported time to pregnancy. Epidemiology 2009;26:56-59. [NIH0011747479] [Authors’ Reply to Letter-to-the-editor: Validity of self-reported time to pregnancy. Epidemiology 2010;21:161.
97.
Buck Louis, Dmochowski J, Lynch CD, Kostyniak PJ, McGuinness BM, Vena JE. Polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations, lifestyle and time-to-pregnancy. Human Reproduction 2009;24:451-458. [NIHMSID#75506]
98.
Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Kostyniak PJ, Vena JE. Changes in maternal serum chlorinated pesticide concentrations across critical windows of human reproduction and development. Environmental Research 2009;109:93-100 [NIHMSID #69780]
99.
*Murphy LE, Gollenberg AL, Buck Louis GM, Kostyniak PJ, Sundaram R. Maternal serum preconception polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and infant birth weight. Environmental Health Perspectives 2010:118(2):297-302.
100.
*Mikolajczyk R, Louis GB, Cooney M, Lynch C, Sundaram, R. Heterogeneity of vaginal bleeding and its implications for measuring time in time-to-pregnancy. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2010;24:24-30.
101.
He C, Zhang C, Hunter DJ, Hankinson SE, Louis Buck GM, Hediger ML, Hu FB. Age at Menarche and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results from Two Large Prospective Cohorts. American Journal of Epidemiology 2010;171:334-344.
102.
*Pollack A, Louis GB, Sundaram R, Lum K. Caffeine consumption and pregnancy loss. Fertility and Sterility 2010;93:304-306.
103.
Jackson LW, Lynch CD, Kostyniak PJ, McGuinness BM, Buck Louis GM. Prenatal and postnatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and child health at 24 months of age. Reproductive Toxicology 2010;29:25-31.
104.
Yeung EH, Hu FB, Solomon CG, Chen L, Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Willett WC, Zhang C. Life course weight characteristics and the risk of gestational diabetes. Diabetologia 2010;53:668-678.
105.
Kim S, Sundaram R, Buck Louis G. Incorporating structural equation modeling in fecundability models. Biostatistics (In Press).
106.
Yeung EH, Zhang C, Louis GM, Willett W, Hu F. Childhood size and life course weight characteristics in association with the risk of incident type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2010 33:1364-1369.
107.
Buck AJ, Vena JE, McGuinness BM, Cooney MA, Louis GM. Communicating Serum Chemical Concentrations to Study Participants: Follow up Survey. Environmental Health 2010, 9:20.
108.
*Cooney MA, Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Vexler A, Kostyniak PJ. Organochlorine Pesticides and Endometriosis. Reproductive Toxicology (In press).
109.
Buck Louis GM, Lum K, Sundaram R, Chen Z, Kim S, Lynch CD, Schisterman EF, Pyper C. Stress and female fecundity: Evidence in Support of Relaxation. Fertility and Sterility (Accepted).
110.
Kang L,Vexler A, Tian L, Cooney M, Buck Louis GM. Empirical and Parametric Likelihood Interval Estimation for Populations with Many Zero Values: Application for Assessing Environmental Chemical Concentrations and Reproductive Health. Epidemiology (In Press).

Non-Referred Manuscripts

1.
Buck GM. SIDS: An Historical Perspective. The Sciences July/August, 32-37, 1988.
2.
Buck GM, Baptiste M, Nasca P, Shelton BA, Batt R, Mendola P. A Population-Based Study of Infertile Women Who Do and Do Not Seek Services from Physicians. Assisted Reproduction Reviews 7; 2:1-4, 1997.
3.
Buck GM, Vena JE, Schuster J, Weiner JM. Web-Based Data Capture and Management in Epidemiologic Investigations. In: Proceedings: 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. CBMS 2001. Los Alamitos, CA: The Printing House 2001.

Letters to the Editor

1.
Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Lynch CD. Trying to avoid bias in case-control and case-cohort studies. Letter to Editor Fertility and Sterility 2003;80:1538.
2.
Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Buck Louis GM. Gestational age, gestational age-at-delivery: cause, effect, or time-scale? Human Reproduction 2007; 22, 3267.
3.
Lynch CD, Klebanoff MA, Buck Louis GM. Is caffeine use during pregnancy really unsafe? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008;199:e16.

Textbooks

1.
Buck Louis GM and Platt R. (Editors). Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press (In Press).

Chapters in Books

1.
Batt RE, Smith RA, Buck GM, Severino MF, Naples JD. Mullerianosis: In: Buttram VC, Chadha DR (eds.): Current Concepts in Endometriosis: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Endometriosis held in Houston, Texas, May 1-3, 1989. New York: Alan R. Liss, 1989, pp. 413-26.
2.
Zuccala SJ, Buck GM, Batt RE. Abdominal-Pelvic Diagnostic Laparoscopy. In: Danakas GT and Pietranton M (eds.) Care of the Gynecologic/Obstetric Patient. Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1997:6-71.
3.
Udagawa SM, Buck GM, Batt RE. Bowel Injury. In: Danakas GT and Pietranton M (eds.) Care of the Gynecologic/Obstetric Patient. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1977, pp. 71-74.
4.
Batt RE and Buck GM. Ureteral Dissection. In: Danakas GT and Pietranton M (eds.) Care of the Gynecologic/Obstetric Patient. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1997, pp. 74-77.
5.
Batt RE and Buck GM. Endometriosis. In: Danakas GT and Pietranton M (eds.) Care of the Gynecologic/Obstetric Patient. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1997, pp. 179-188.
6.
Buck Louis GM and Cooney MA. Effects of Environmental Contaminants on Ovarian Function and Fertility. In: Novel Concepts in Ovarian Endocrinology. Gonzalez-Bulnes A (Editor). Research Signpost 2007, 249-268.
7.
Mendola P and Buck Louis G. Environmental contaminants, female reproductive health and fertility. Environmental Impacts on Reproductive Health and Fertility. Woodruff TJ, Janssen S, Guillette L, Giudice L (Eds.). Cambridge Press, (In Press).
8.
Sundaram R, Louis GB, Kim SD. Statistical modeling of human fecundity. In: Methods and applications of statistics in life and health sciences. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2009, 813-833.
9.
Peterson CM, Carrell DT, Varner M, Stanford J, Croughan M, Buck Louis G. The Environment and Reproduction: Endocrine Disruption, Reproductive Impairment and Epigenetics. In: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Integrating Modern Clinical and Laboratory Practice. DT Carrell and CM Peterson (Eds). Philadelphia, PA: Springer, 2010, 781-803.
10.
Buck Louis GM. Early Origins of Endometriosis: Role of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals. In: Endometriosis: Science and Practice. Linda Giudice, Johannes L.H. Evers, and David Healy (eds). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers (In press).

Encyclopedia Contributions

1.
Buck GM and Louis TA. Bias. In: The Encyclopedia of Public Health. Ahsuogh, Inc. Macmillan Library Reference, 2000.

Book Reviews

1.
Buck GM. Reproduction and Perinatal Epidemiology. BIRTH 1992, 19:48-49.
2.
Buck GM. Issues in Reproductive Technology: An Anthology. BIRTH 1993, 20:172-173.

PART II – DETAILED ACTIVITIES

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Subject Matter

1992 Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Epidemiologic Research - A Three-Day Short Course
1992 Unraveling the Association between Illness and Environmental Exposure. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC
1994 Epidemiology Summer Institute, Tufts University
1995 Geographic Information Systems: Short Course. Public Health Service, CDC
1997 Case Studies in Science. University at Buffalo
2006 Bayesian Analysis – A Three-Day Short Course, NIH
2007 Keystone Symposia. Reproduction Advances and Challenges

Administrative

2004 Negotiating for Women Scientists, National Institutes of Health
2006 Scientific Leadership Course (Managing Up & Down, Motivating Others, Dealing with Conflict, Negotiating/Hiring Skills, Mentoring Skills), The Center for Health Professions at the National Institutes of Health
2007 Dealing with Difficult Personalities, National Institutes of Health

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1987-1990 Member, Western New York SIDS Advisory Task Force
1988-1993 Vice President & Board Member, Buffalo Regional Task Force for Comprehensive Prenatal-Perinatal Services Network Development, Inc.,
1988-1993 Chairman, Program Committee, Buffalo, New York
1988-1993 Member, Finance Committee
1993-1995 President & Board Member, Buffalo Regional Task Force for Comprehensive Prenatal-Perinatal Services National Development, Inc., Buffalo, New York
1996-1999 Emeritus Board Member, Buffalo Regional Task Force for Comprehensive Prenatal- Perinatal Services Network Development, Inc., Buffalo, New York
1992-1997 Member, Caring for Tomorrow’s Children Committee, County of Erie, Buffalo, New York
1993-1995 Member, Infant Mortality Task Force, Health Systems Agency, Western New York
1994-1996 Member, Hospital Futures Task Force of Western New York, Health Systems Agency of Western New York, Inc.
1994-1996 Member, Health Systems Agency’s Speaker Bureau, Western New York
1995-1998 Member, Community Review Team, Infant Mortality in Erie County, Erie County Health Department
1996-1997 Committee Member, Buffalo Environmental Management Commission

INVITED TALKS & SEMINARS

Epidemiology of SIDS. Division of Epidemiology. School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. May 1992

Epidemiology of SIDS - Prevention Strategies. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY. September/October (1992, 1994, 1996, 1998)

Time to Pregnancy, NYS Angler Cohort Study. Program in Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI. February 2, 1995

Opportunities for Family Medicine in Perinatal Epidemiology. Family Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. April 20, 1995.

Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. Eastern Great Lakes Perinatal Research Study Group, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, December 13, 1996.

Women’s Health and Reproduction. Rochester Women’s Health Research Group, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, February 2, 1996.

Role of Epidemiology in Developing Indicators of Health Status and Health Services Research. School of Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1996, 1997, 1998.

Paternal Consumption of PCB Contaminated Lake Ontario Fish and Risk of Conception Delay. College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, October 3, 1997.

Public Health Surveillance. School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State of New York, April 7, 1999.

Reproductive Factors and Cancer. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, April 12, 1999.

Consumption of Environmentally Contaminated Sport Fish and Fecundability. George Washington University, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Services, October 4, 1999.

Parental Consumption of Contaminated Sport Fish from Lake Ontario and Fecundability. National Institute of Child Health and Development, National Institute of Health. Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Prevention, February 11, 2000.

Contaminated Fish Consumption and Fecundability. School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Joint MD/PhD Seminar, University at Buffalo, February 29, 2000.

Ethics in Epidemiologic Research: The American College of Epidemiology’s Ethics Guidelines. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, March 6, 2000.

PCB Congeners and Fecundity, New York State Angler Cohort Study. 43rd Annual International Conference on Great Lakes Research, Cornwall, Ontario, May 24, 2000.

Sex Fecundity and Reproduction: Scientific, Social and Ethical Challenges. Dialogues in Research Ethics. University of Miami, Miami, Florida, March 30, 2001.

Existing and Potential Sources/Uses of Human Genetic Biomarker Data. International Council for Chemical Associations’ Genomic Workshop, Orlando, Florida, March 7, 2001.

Epidemiology of Infertility: Critical Data Gaps. National Summit on Safe Motherhood: Investing in Health of Women, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, September 6, 2001.

Findings from the New York State Angler Cohort Study. School of Public Health, George Washington University, March 13, 2002.

Critical Issues for Assessing Environmental Threats to Reproductive Health. Environmental Health Sciences, George Washington University, March 13, 2002.

Use of Prospective Inquiry for Studying Environmental Threats to Human Reproduction. School of Public Health, University of Texas – Houston, March 20, 2002.

Partnering with the Community to Answer Questions about Environmental Influences on Human Reproduction and Development. Environment & Society Institute, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, April 19, 2002.

Developmental Outcomes after Reproductive Technologies. Society for Developmental Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland, May 6, 2002.

Environmental PCBs and Pesticide Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. International Congress on Environmental Health and Reproduction and Development, Chieti, Italy, October 12, 2002.

Environmental Pesticides & PCB Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. Department of Community & Preventive Medicine, Mt. Sinai Medical School, March 7, 2003.

Environmental Influences on Gynecologic Health. Department of Biometry & Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, February 10, 2003.

Environmental Influences on Endometriosis. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 9, 2003.

Statistical Issues in Modeling Pregnancy Outcome Data. Australian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 22, 2003.

Human Exposure to Environmental Factors. The Role of Environmental Factors on the Onset and Progression of Puberty-Expert Panel Workshop, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2003.

Rationale for Pinpointing Conception and Overview of Day-Specific Probabilities of Conception. Expanding Methodologies for Capturing Day-Specific Probabilities of Conception, Washington, DC, May 17, 2004.

Measuring Pregnancy Loss. Symposium on the Epidemiology of Miscarriage, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research and the Teratology Society, Vancouver, BC, June 30, 2004.

Research Update and Happenings in the Epidemiology Branch, NICHD. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Trial Park, NC, August 9, 2004.

Environmental Influences on Female Fecundity. Understanding Environmental Contaminants and Human Fertility: Science and Strategy. Women’s Health at Stanford and the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Stanford University, February 28, 2005.

Overview of Methodologic Challenges Facing Reproductive Epidemiology. International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region, Austin, Texas, March 22, 2005.

Toward a Clearer Understanding of the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Child Health. Health Effects Institute Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, April 18, 2005.

Environmental Contaminants and Effects on Reproductive Health. Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 9, 2005.

Environmental Influences on Women’s Health. Department of Epidemiology, Case Western University Medical School, September 27, 2005.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Child Health. Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Texas A & M University, Rural School of Public Health, November 3, 2005.

Overview of the Epidemiology Branch and Research Happening. Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, March 2, 2006.

Epidemiology of Infertility: Role of Paternally Mediated Effects. University of Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, New York, September 19, 2006.

Endocrine Disruptors and their Role in the Pathology of Endometriosis. Endometrial Biology and Pathologies Conference, San Francisco, California, November 17, 2006.

So What Can We Say about Periconception as a Critical Window? Advising the Pregnancy Planning Couple. UCSF-CHE Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility, San Francisco, California. January 30, 2007.

Overview of Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology. Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, April 17, 2007.

Fetal Origins of Gynecologic Disorders: Environmental Exposures and Lifestyle. Marsh Poulson Invited Lecture, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Utah Medical School, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 30, 2007.

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Endometriosis. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, Massachusetts, June 20, 2007.

Designing Human Fecundity and Fertility Research - What Every Clinician Should Know”. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Washington, DC, October 17, 2007.

Making Babies Isn’t Always Easy: Implications of Infertility. 11th Annual Meeting of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, Washington, DC, February 13, 2008.

Periconceptional Influences on Adult Reproductive Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development’s Preconception Care Research: Improving Birth Outcomes and Reproductive Health Workshop, Washington, DC, April 14, 2008.

Research Happenings & Update, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research, University of South Carolina Research Consortium on Children and Families (RCCF) and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, April 16, 2008.

Infertility, Treatment and the Male. University of Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, New York, October 21, 2008.

Elements of a Successful Epidemiologic Research Consortium. Orphan Mechanisms of Primary Ovarian Insufficiency: Passion for Participatory Research, Bethesda, MD, October 2, 2008.

State of the Science: An Epidemiologic Perspective of Critical Data Gaps Regarding Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Assisted Reproduction Canada, October 27, 2008.

The Environment and the Unborn: Case for In Utero Origin of Gynecologic Health. LocalMotion (Community Group), Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, November 19, 2008.

Infertility, ART & Birth Defects. National Birth Defects Prevention Network Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, February 24, 2009.

Early Origins of Gynecologic Disorders: Role of Life Course Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, March 30, 2009.

Preconception Prospective Cohort Studies for Assessing Environmental Influences on Human Reproduction & Development – LIFE Study. Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental, Barcelona, Spain, May 12, 2009.

Designing Epidemiologic Studies Involving the Preconception Recruitment of Couples for the Assessment of Environmental Reproductive Toxicants. (Seminar) Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, June 1, 2009.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development’s Perspective of the Early Origin of Disease. PPTOX II: Role of Environmental Stressors in the Developmental Origins of Disease. Miami Beach, Florida, December 7, 2009.

Early Origins of Gynecologic Disease: Case for Ovarian Dysgensis. PPTOX II: Role of Environmental Stressors in the Developmental Origins of Disease. Miami Beach, Florida, December 9, 2009.

Stress and Female Fecundity. Assisted Reproduction Canada. Ottawa, Canada, April 26, 2010.

INVITED GRAND ROUNDS

How do I get pregnant, Doctor? Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Utah Medical School, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1, 2007.

Fetal Origins of Gynecologic Disorders – Role of Environmental Exposures. Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, January 28, 2008.

Rethinking the Fertile Window: What do the Data Say? Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, January 28, 2008.

Do Gynecologic Disorders Originate In Utero? Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe, Gross Michigan, November 19, 2008.

Statistical Challenges in Modeling Human Fecundity (with Dr. Rajeshwari Sundaram). Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Biostatistical Grand Rounds, Baltimore, Maryland, November 18, 2009.

INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Keynote Speaker. Critical Windows for Child Health – Periconception Window. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Paris, France, September 3, 2006.

Commencement Speaker. School of Public Health & Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State of New York, May 10, 2008.

INVITED WORKSHOPS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS & STRATEGIC PLANNING

Workshop Participant, Workshop on Perinatal Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, June 13-15, 1993

Panel Member, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Dioxin Peer Review Workshop, Chapter 7, Epidemiology/Human Data, Arlington, VA, September 7-8, 1993

Symposium Convener, Ethics Workshop, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Miami Beach, FL, June 15, 1994.

Symposium Convener, Round Table Discussion of Case Histories on Topics Related to Ethical Issues of Publication and Informed Consent, American College of Epidemiology, September 11, 1994.

Symposium Convener, Round Table Discussion - Case Presentations on Ethical Topics in Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, UT, June 22, 1995.

Committee Speaker, Analysis of Reproductive and Developmental Effects: EPA’s Reassessment. Presented at the Committee on the Health Effects of Waste Incineration, National Research Council, Newport Beach, CA, September 3, 1995.

Moderator, Pregnancy Contributed Papers. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 13, 1996.

Roundtable Leader, Round Table Discussion. Infertility: Conceptual and Methodologic Issues, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 15, 1996

Workshop Facilitator, Methods for Ethical Decision-Making in Epidemiology. American College

Of Epidemiology. Boston, MA, September 21, 1997.

Moderator, Spotlight Session – Environmental Threats to Male or Female Reproductive Health.

Society for Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, MD, June 10, 1999.

Group Facilitator, Consultation Meeting II – Child Longitudinal Cohort Study, Washington, DC, December 12, 2000.

National Toxicology Program. Reproductive & Developmental Toxicity Guidelines. Research Triangle Park, NC May 25, 2001.

Workshop Panelist, European Chlorinated Solvent Association. Workshop on Reproductive Toxicity of Tetrachloroethylene (PER). Brussels, Belgium, October 30-31, 2001.

Workshop Panelist. A Century After Curie. The Experience of Women in Science. Georgetown University. Washington, D.C. February 5, 2002.

Workshop Leader. Environmental & Human Reproduction: Overcoming Methodologic Challenges: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Vancouver, British Columbia, August 11, 2002.

Poster Session Discussant. Reproduction & Neonatal Health. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Vancouver, British Columbia, August 14, 2002.

Moderator, Contributed Papers on Reproductive Health. International Congress on Environmental Influences on Reproduction and Development. Universita G. D’Annunzio. Chieti, Italy, October 12, 2002.

Panelist. Envisioning the Future of Exposure Research. LRI Scientific Meeting. American Chemistry Council. Herndon, Virginia, June 25, 2003.

Faculty Member, Epidemiologic Student Workshop, Australian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 22, 2003.

Meeting Participant. International Life Sciences Institute’s Subcommittee on Integration of Biomonitoring Exposure Data into the Risk Assessment Process. Washington, DC. October 27, 2003.

Panelist. Role of Environmental Factors on the Onset and Progression of Puberty Expert Panel Workshop. Serono Symposia International, EPA & NIEHS. Chicago, Illinois. November 6-8, 2003.

Case Facilitator. International Biomonitoring Workshop. ISLI Health & Environmental Sciences Institute. Research Triangle Park, NC. September 21-22, 2004.

Workshop Participant. Understanding Environmental Contaminants and Human Fertility: Science and Strategy. Women’s Health @ Stanford and the Collaborative on Health and the Environment. Palo Alto, California. February 27-March 1, 2005.

Panelist. Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Children’s Health: Role of Prenatal and Early Life Exposures. Health Effects Institute’s Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. April 17-19, 2005.

Data Sources for Assessing Infertility Treatment and Pregnancy Outcomes and Child Health. NICHD Workshop on Infertility Treatment and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome. Washington, DC, September 13, 2005.

Roundtable Leader. Is Human Fecundity Declining and What are the Implications for Early Onset Disease? Society for Epidemiologic Research Invited Roundtable Discussion. Boston, Massachusetts; June 21, 2007.

Meet the Expert Workshop. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 2008.

AHRC-CIHR Assisted Human Reproduction Research Workshop: Developing a National Research Agenda, Montreal, Canada, October 14-16, 2008.

Participant, HESI Scientific Mapping Meeting in Reston, VA, near Washington, DC, July 28-29, 2009.

PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS (personally presented)

1979 Recent Research Trends in Adolescent Fertility. Lecture presented at the Erie Medical Center Sixth Annual Spring Seminar Series, Buffalo, NY

1981 Nurse Practitioner Longitudinal Study. Paper presented at Health Care: The Dollar Dilemma Conference and Other Political, Economic and Clinical Issues for Primary Care. Continuing Nurse and Medical Education and Nurse Practitioner Association of Western New York, Buffalo, NY

1984 The Relationship Between Parity and Ectopic Pregnancy in a Norwegian Population. Paper presented at UNYSOEG Spring Meeting, Toronto, Canada

1986 Methodology to Assess the Reliability of Vital Certificate Data. Paper and poster presented at the 14th International Cancer Congress, Budapest, Hungary

1986 Infant Birth Characteristics and the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in Upstate New York. Paper presented at 114th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Las Vegas, Nevada

1987 Intrauterine Growth Retardation and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Paper presented at the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Amherst, MA

1987 Dose-Response Relations in Exposure to Human Teratogens: The Importance of Timing. Paper presented at the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Amherst, Massachusetts

1987 SIDS: An Historical Perspective. Paper presented at the New York Academy of Science, New York City, New York

1987 Assessment of In Utero Hypoxia and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Paper presented at the 115th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, New Orleans, Louisiana

1987 Timing of Prenatal Care and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Poster displayed at the 115th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, New Orleans, Louisiana

1988 Birth Asphyxia, Fetal Distress and Risk of SIDS. Paper presented at Joint Session American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research/American Pediatric Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C

1988 Risk Factors for SIDS. Poster displayed at the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Vancouver, British Columbia

1989 Incidence of Neurodevelopmental Impairments in a Cohort of Premature Infants Enrolled in a Randomized Clinical Trial of Calf Lung Surfactant Extract: Five-Year Follow-up. Poster displayed at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Birmingham, Alabama

1989 Labor and Delivery Events and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Paper presented at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Birmingham, Alabama

1989 Labor and Delivery Events and Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Poster displayed at the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Birmingham, Alabama

1991 Risk Factors for Major Neurodevelopmental Impairments in a Cohort of Survivors of Extreme Prematurity. Poster displayed at the Fourth Annual Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Buffalo, New York

1991 Native American Births in Upstate New York, 1980-86: Comparisons to White, Black and Other Race Births. Poster displayed at the Fourth Annual Society for Pediatric Research, Buffalo, New York

1991 Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardation. Poster displayed at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Buffalo, New York

1992 Racial Variation in Spontaneous Fetal Deaths (>20 weeks) in Upstate New York, 1980-86. Poster displayed at the fifth annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1992 Racial Variation in Spontaneous Fetal Loss. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C.

1992 Follow-up of a Cohort of Women Surgically Treated for Endometriosis: Health and Fertility Outcomes. Poster displayed at the American Fertility Society, New Orleans, Louisiana

1993 Role of Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia in Predicting Cerebral Palsy Typology. Poster displayed at the 6th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, Keystone, Colorado

1993 Consumption of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contaminated Fish From Lake Ontario and Birthweight. Poster displayed at the 6th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, Keystone, Colorado

1993 Perinatal Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds. Paper presented at the International Workshop at the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California

1993 PCB Contaminated Fish Consumption and Birth Weight. Paper presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden

1994 Update and Review of the Historical Origins of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Paper presented at the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, Buffalo, New York

1995 Resolved and Unresolved Infecundity and Consumption of PCB-Contaminated Fresh Water Fish. Poster presented at 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, Utah

1995 Consumption of PCB-Contaminated Fresh Water Fish and Risk of Delayed Conception. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

1995 Application of Biomarkers in Assessing Female Fecundity and Fertility. Symposium paper presentation, American College of Epidemiology, St. Louis, Missouri

1996 Consumption of Contaminated Fish and Time-To-Pregnancy, New York State Angler Cohort. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Edmonton, Alberta

1997 Prospective Pregnancy Study: New York State Angler Cohort. Poster presentation, Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Health Conference ’97. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1997 Paternal Lake Ontario Fish Consumption and Risk of Conception Delay: New York State Angler Cohort. Symposium paper presentation, Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Health Conference ’97. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1998 Does Paternal Consumption of Contaminated Sport Fish From Lake Ontario Alter Fertility? Paper presented at 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Boston, Massachusetts

1998 Parental Consumption of Contaminated Lake Ontario Fish and Reduced Fecundability. Paper presented at 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Boston, Massachusetts

1999 Perinatal Factors and Risk for Neuroblastoma. Poster Presentation. 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research. Baltimore, Maryland

2000 Promising Methods for Designing, Collecting, Managing and Analyzing Data for Reproductive and Development Epidemiology. Paper presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, New York

2000 Web Based Technologies and Epidemiologic Research. Paper presented at the Reproductive Sciences Branch, NICHD, Bethesda, Maryland

2001 Web-Based Data Capture and Management in Epidemiologic Investigations. Paper presented at the 14th International Electrical Engineering Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. National Library of Medicine. Bethesda, Maryland

2001 Environmental Pollutants and Menstrual Cycle Length. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

2002 Concentrations of Heavy Metals and Female Fecundity, New York State Angler Prospective Pregnancy Study. Poster Presentation at the 14th Annual Meeting of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002 Maternal Consumption of Contaminated Sport Fish and Infant Gestation and Birth Size, New York State Angler Prospective Pregnancy Study. Poster Presentation at the 14th Annual Meeting of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003 Environmental PCB and Pesticide Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. Paper presented at the American Epidemiological Society, Atlanta, Georgia

2003 Estrogenic and Anti-Estrogenic PCBs and Endometriosis. Paper presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Perth, Australia

2005 PCBs and Female Fecundity. Poster presented at the 3rd Copenhagen Workshop on Environment, Reproductive Health & Fertility, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005 Persistent Environmental Chemicals and Female Fecundity. Poster presented at the 12th World Congress on Human Reproduction. Venice, Italy

2009 Stress and Female Fecundity. Poster presented at the Third International IVI Congress - Reproductive Medicine and Beyond. Madrid, Spain

2009 Stress and Time to Pregnancy. Paper presented at the Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology. Anaheim, California

MENTORING & ACADEMIC GUIDANCE

Academic Advisor – University at Buffalo

1988-1998 Thomas Obst, doctoral student
1989-1993 James Shelton, master’s student
1989-1998 Paula Rosenbaum, doctoral student
1991-1993 Pauline Mendola, doctoral student
1991-1999 Leslie Brailsford, doctoral student
1992-1994 Alma Mia Alfonso-Garcia, master’s student
1993-1995 Evelyn McCarley, master’s student
1993-1996 James Shelton, doctoral student
1994-1998 Eileen Healy, master's student
1994-2000 Chatali Ghosh, doctoral student
1994-1999 Laurene Tumiel, doctoral student
1994-2002 Danelle Lobdell, doctoral student
1995-2000 Kimberly Perez, doctoral student
1995-1997 Judith Gendler, master’s student
1996-1997 Joanne Bond, master's student
1996-1997 Jay Newman, master’s student
1997-1998 Bridgett McGuinness, master's student
1997- 2000 Jean Jurek, master's student
1998-1999 Donna Pillittere, master's student
1999 Juireith Mudie, master's student
2000 Marisa Prosser, master’s student
1999-2004 Chao Ju Chen, doctoral student
1999-2000 Julie Baker, master’s student
2000 Margie Muniak, master’s student

Thesis & Dissertation Advisor – University at Buffalo

1989

Pamela Khurana, M.D., M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Thesis: Effects of Asphyxia on Newborns

1988-1989

Lucinda R. Kahler, R.N., M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Thesis: Determinants of Participation and Identification of Barriers for Pregnant Women in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children in Erie County

1989-1990

Pauline Mendola, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Thesis: An Assessment of Knowledge and Behavior in a New York City American Indian Community With Regard to Risk Factors for Developmental Disabilities

1989-1990

Christina Chih-Chun Wan, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair Thesis: The Epidemiology of Extreme Prematurity

1990

Martha Jean Kemsley, R.N., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Sociology, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Dissertation: Maternal Psychosocial Factors, Maternal Preventive Health Practices and Child Care Arrangements as Predictors of the Health of Young Children

1991-1995

Sameera Raza, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Natural Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: The Role of Maternal Weight Gain and Hypertension During Pregnancy in Relation to SIDS

1992-1994

Pauline Mendola, Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Dissertation: Spontaneous Fetal Death Prior to Live Birth in Relation to Fish Consumption and PCB Exposure, New York State Angler Study

Student Prize Paper Recipient, Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, June 15, 1994, Miami Beach, Florida

Student Prize Paper Recipient, American College of Epidemiology, September 12, 1994, Arlington, Virginia

1993-1995

Danelle Lobdell, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Natural Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Elderly Primigravidas in Upstate New York, 1988

Student Prize Paper Recipient, New York State Public Health Association, June 1997

Selected for Graduate Research Ethics Education Initiative. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Bloomington, Indiana, June 7-11, 2000.

1993-1995

Laurene Tumiel, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Antenatal Characteristics of Hispanic Mothers and Fathers

Best Poster by a Resident or Student, North American Primary Care Research Group, Texas Academy of Family Physicians Research Committee, November 9- 11, 1995, Houston, TX.

1994-1995

Sanda Yu, MD, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Efficiency of Oral Feeding at 35 Weeks Gestation and Risk of Developmental Disabilities

1990-1996

Linda H. Snell, R.N., M.S.N., D.N.S.

Doctoral Dissertation, School of Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Committee Member

Dissertation: Epidemiology and Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

1990-1998

Paula Rosenbaum, M.S., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Committee Chair

Dissertation: Prenatal and Early Childhood Exposures as Factors in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: The Western and Central New York Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

1994-1999

Thomas Obst, M.S.N., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Dissertation: Determinants of Obstetrical Anesthesia Care Among Women With Vaginally Delivered, Singleton, Liveborn Infants in Upstate New York

1996-1997

Elisha Dunn-Georgiou, M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Sociocultural and Gynecologic Risk Factors for Hysterectomy Among Previously Sterilized Women

1996-1997

Jeffrey N. Bethony, Ed.M., M.S.

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Epidemiology and Immunology of Necator Americanus and And Ancylostoma daudenale in Rural Thailand: The Role of Acquired Immunity in Determining Infection Intensity

1996-1997

Jacqueline Christman, M.D., M.S. (Preventive Medicine Resident)

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Preventive Medicine Residency. Committee Chair

Thesis: Peritoneal Pockets in Women with Endometriosis and Their Relation to Health and Fertility Status

1996-1997

Joanne Bond, M.S.

Master's Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Determining the Types of Information Obtainable from Three Methods of Preparing Scientific Literature Reviews

1996-2000

Leslie Brailsford, M.S., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York. Committee Chair

Dissertation: Risk Factors for Male Infertility, NYS Angler Cohort Study

1997-2000

Laurene Tumiel, M.S., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, S University at Buffalo, State of New York. Committee Chair

Dissertation: A Case-Control Study of Intrauterine Growth Retardation Among SIDS Infants and Their Siblings

1997-2001

Danelle Lobdell, M.S., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York Buffalo. Committee Chair

Dissertation: Conception Delay and Pregnancy Outcome

Selected for the Society for Epidemiologic Research’s Student Workshop Forum. Seattle, Washington, 2000.

Selected for Graduate Research, Ethics Education. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Indiana University, June 2000-2001.

Student Prize Paper Recipient, Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, June 18, 2002, Palm Desert, California Saxon Graham Dissertation Research Award, Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, 2002.

Dean’s Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, 2002.

1997-1998

Bridget McGuinness, M.S.

Master's Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: A Methodological Examination of the Relationship between Oral Contraceptives and Twin Pregnancy in the National Survey of Family Growth

1997- 2000

Chatali Ghosh, M.S., Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Dissertation: Follicular Response and Pregnancy among Women Undergoing Ovulation Induction and Intrauterine Insemination

1997- 2000

Jean Jurek, M.S.

Master's Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Multiple Variable Analysis of Birth Certificate Data Quality in New York State Using Hospital Medical Records and the Influence of birth Year on Data Quality

1997- 2000

Eileen Healy, M.S.

Master's Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Thesis: Association between PCB-Contaminated Sport Fish Consumption during Pregnancy and Neonatal Jaundice

1997- 2000

Jeffrey Bethony, Ph.D.

Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo. Committee Member

Dissertation: Genetic Epidemiology of the Schistosoma MansoniI Infection in a Rural Area of Brazil

1999-2000

Michael Bloom, MS

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Member

Thesis: Burden of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Pesticides in Anglers from 16 counties Adjacent to Lakes Erie and Ontario.

1999-2000

Julie Baker, MS

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Chair

Thesis: Fertility in Men Before Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer, The Upstate Male Health Study.

1999-2004

Chao-Ju Chen, MS, PhD

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Chair (through 2000)

Dissertation: Reproductive Risk Factors and Ovarian Cancer. Are Controls Really Controls?

2000-2001

Margie Muniak, MS

Master’s Thesis, Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Member.

Thesis: Risk Factors for Endometriosis in Prevalent versus Incident Cases in a

2001-2003

Mark Travers, MS

Master’s Candidate, Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. Committee Member.

Thesis: Sex Ratio - Effect of Environmental Toxicants?

Summer Research Mentor – Undergraduate Medical Students – University at Buffalo

1992

Kate L. Guernsey and Thomas A. Owen. Developmental Outcomes of Preterm Infants with Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia

Awarded second place for poster presentation at the 12th Annual Student Research Forum, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, December 1992

1992 Steven Finklestein. J &N Adam Medical Tolerance Study
1992 Jennifer C. Wargula and Brian Brett. Medical Implications for Dually Diagnosed Residents of West Seneca Developmental Center
1993

Kathryn McVicar and Alex Momspoint. The Health FIM - A Feasibility Study

Awarded first place for poster presentation at the 13th Annual Student Research Forum, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences & Awarded Runner Up, National Student Research Forum, May 1994, Galveton, Texas

1993 Karen Dull. Food Refusal in Adults with Severe Multiple Developmental Disabilities
1993 Kalaya N. O’Kerke. Aspiration Risk and Maturation in Children with Dysphagia
1993 Kate L. Guernsey and Thomas A. Owens. Developmental Outcomes of Preterm Infants with Grade III and IV Intraventricular Hemorrhage
1994

Rachna Gupta. The Prevalence of Premenstrual Syndrome in a Select Sample of Indian Women

Awarded third place for poster presentation at the 13th Annual Student Research Forum, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, December 8, 1994 and Awarded Runner Up, National Student Research Forum, April 1995, Galveston, Texas

1994 Adrienne Deyo. Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Children with a Single Ventricle Heart Anomaly
1994

Ronica Dua. Oral Feeding Efficiency and Neurologic Status of Preterm Infants at 35 Weeks Postmenstrual Age

Awarded second place for poster presentation at the 13th Annual Student Research Forum, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, December 8, 1994

1994 Dori R. Marshall, Indrani Sinha and Susan Szimonisz. Infant Mortality in Upstate New York: A Rural/Urban Comparison
1994 James Murray, Validation of a Functional Independence Measure in Preschool Children Attending Early Intervention
1995 Melissa Azaula. Measuring Functional Independence in Children With Cerebral Palsy
1996 Crystal Dyer, NHLBI Summer Research Program. Extreme Prematurity and Risk of Adverse Health and School Outcomes
1997 Rachna Gupta, National Cancer Institute Medical School Research Apprenticeship. Premenstrual Syndrome among Indian Women
1998 Joanne V. Davson, NHLBI Summer Research Program; Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. Developmental Outcomes of Infants Diagnosed With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of Newborns
1998 Heather Ripstein; Guild Summer Student; Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. WeeFIM in At-Risk Pediatric Populations

Summer Interns – High School Students

1996

Delia Dianna Cadle, National Institutes of Health High School Research Apprenticeship, Roswell

Park Cancer Institute. Maternal Consumption of Fish From Lake Ontario and Neurodevelopmental Status of Offspring

MENTORING - National Institutes of Health

Summer Interns

2001

Patricia Grace Tee, MPH, University of Texas @ Houston School of Public Health

Evaluation of Gestation and Birth Size in Relation to Consumption of Sport-Caught Fish in the New York State Angler Cohort

2001

Adam K. Hamm, Medical College of Virginia (Biostatistics)

Do Concentrations of Heavy Metals Affect Female Fecundity?

2002

Mark Travers, MS, University of Buffalo, Department of Social & Preventive Medicine

Paternal Consumption of Sport Fish from Lake Ontario and Secondary Sex Ratios

2003

Julie Baker, MS, University of Buffalo, Medical School

Long Term Follow-up of Study Participants with Minimal Contact Information

2003

Renee Ferrari, MPH, University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill School of Public Health

Twinning and Female Fecundability

2003

Heather Lyons, MPH, University of Texas @ Houston School of Public Health

Body Shape and Risk of Endometriosis

2004

Maureen Hoover, MPH, George Washington University School of Public Health

Conception Delay and Risk of Preterm Delivery and Low Birth Weight

2004

Renee Ferrari, MPH, University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill School of Public Health

Twinning and Female Fecundability

2005

Kira Taylor, MPH, Emory University School of Public Health

PCBs and Secondary Sex Ratio (Co-mentored with Dr. Leila Jackson)

2005

Jeremy Rassen, MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health

Women’s Behaviors over the Course of Attempting Pregnancy (Co-mentored with Dr. Courtney Lynch)

2006

Rebecca Stevens, Walt Whitman High School

Legal Requirements for ART Medical Coverage for US States (Co-mentored with Mary Hediger)

2006

Josefa Penna, University of Texas Rural School of Public Health

Intrauterine Exposures and Risk of Endometriosis (Co-mentored with Mary Hediger)

2007

Aisha Siebert, MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health

Comparison of Persistent Organochlorine Exposures in Maternal Serum and Breast Milk in the Postnatal Period (Co-mentored with Courtney Lynch, Staff Scientist)

2008

Anna Pollack, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Caffeinated Beverage Consumption and Risk of hCG Pregnancy Loss

2010

Naomi Nemoto, MPH Candidate, School of Public Health, Tulane University

Organochlorine Pesticides and Female Fecundity (Co-mentored with Maureen Cooney, IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow)

2010

Lisbeth Inglesias-Rios, MPH Candidate, School of Public Health, New Mexico

Polychlorinated biphenyls and menstruation (Co-mentored with Maureen Cooney, IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow)

Extramural Advisee

2002 Maureen A. Hoover. MPH Candidate – Epidemiology. The George Washington University, School of Public Health. Association of Conception Delay & Adverse Infant Outcomes

Howard Hughes Scholar

2004 Tara Collins, Howard Hughes Scholar. Low Dose Aspirin and Pregnancy Loss. Emory University Medical School and Rollins School of Public Health

Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellows

2003-2005 Leila W. Jackson, PhD. Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow (co-mentoring with Dr. Enrique Schisterman)
2003-2004 Courtney D-J Lynch, PhD. Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow
2004-2006

Brian Whitcomb. Predoctoral IRTA Fellow (co-mentoring with Dr. Enrique Schisterman

Poster Award Recipient, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2004

2005-2009 Maureen A. Cooney, MPH. Predoctoral IRTA Fellow
2006-2007 Alexis Handal, PhD, MPH. Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow
2007-2009 Anca Dragomir, PhD. Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow
2009-present Maureen A. Cooney, PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow

American Fellows Program, U.S Department of State

2009 Dr. Roberto Augilla