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

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 and Academic Experience

2013-present Director & Senior Investigator, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
2009-2013Director & 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)

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

2005-2012 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)
1999 Faculty, 19th Annual New England Epidemiology Summer Program, Epidemiology Research Institute. Short Course in Reproductive Epidemiology, NERI, Bentley College, Massachusetts

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 3 pre-doctoral IRTA fellows, 1 Graduate Partnership Program pre-doctoral fellow (NINR), 8 post-doctoral NIH Intramural Research Training Award fellows, 1 Howard Hughes Scholar, 2 NIH Medical Research Scholars, 16 summer interns, 2 fellows funded by the U.S. Department of state
2000-present Tenure track investigators in Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, & Health Behavior Branches
2010-2013 Reproductive Endocrinology Fellows, Division of Intramural Research, NICHD
2012-presentMedical School Research Program Fellows, NIH

Society Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Epidemiology, Elected Fellow
American Epidemiological Society, Elected Fellow
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
Society for Epidemiologic Research
Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Founding Member)

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 InnovativePlanning and Dedication to the Successful Development of the first NICHD-IHDCYH SponsoredSummerInstitute 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. In Recognition of Her Dedication to Mentoring Researchers in the Fields of Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology
2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Scientific and Technological Achievement Award for The First Expert Consensus on Both the Role of Environmental Factors and Secular Trends in Puberty Timing of Children (honorable mention).
2010 NIH Merit Award. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. For organization of an interdisciplinary team that created an innovative study in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology.
2012 NIH Merit Award. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. For successfully designing and completing the novel ENDO Study aimed at answering questions about environmental influences on endometriosis.
2014 Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Research President's Inaugural Award for Significant, Dedicated and Sustained Service.
2014 NICHD Collaboration Award, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

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

2004-2010 Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE Study); $11,000,000
2006-2009 Stress and Time to Pregnancy; $107,000
2006-2010 Endometriosis: Natural History, Diagnosis and Outcomes (ENDO Study); $5,300,000
2011-2014 NICHD Fetal Growth Studies; $32,786,134
2011-2012 NICHD Environmental Laboratory Support Contract for the analysis of environmental chemicals; $984,264
2012-2014 Pregnancy Exposome Proof-of-Concept Study; $419,816
2013-2015 Parabens and Human Reproduction; $417,771
2014-2015 Quantification of Persistent Environmental and Lifestyle Chemicals and Fetal Growth; $1,118,104
2015-2016

Environmental Phenols and Phthalates in Seminal Fluid: Implications for Male Fecundity;
$299,366.

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

2002-2004 Analysis of Correlated Pregnancy Outcomes. American Chemistry Council; $100,000
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
2007-2014 Upstate KIDS Study; $11,298,476
2012-2014Exposome of Normal Pregnancy — Metabolome, $545,592.

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, University at Buffalo

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, University at Buffalo

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 (Trans-NIH Committees)

2001- 2011 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- 2014 Global Health Communicators Subcommittee, Trans-NIH Global Health Research Working Group
2010-2012 Member, NIH Earl Stadtman Epidemiology/Population Sciences Tenure Track Search Committee
2011-2013 Member, NIH Health Maintenance Organization Research Network
2011-2013 Member, Steering Committee, NIH Intramural Center for Tobacco Regulatory Sciences
2011-2013 Member, NIH Interest Group in Aging
2011-present Member, Board of Tutors for the NIH Medical Research Scholars Program
2012-2013 Member, Search Committee, Scientific Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI
2014 Member, NIH Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund (PCORTF)
2014-present Member, Executive Advisory Committee, NIH Medical Research Scholars Program, NIH
2015-present Member Intramural Research Program's Long-Term Planning Committee, NIH
2015-2016 Search Committee Member, Tenure Track Investigator, Division of Cancer Control & Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute
2015-present Member, Trans-NIH Health Disparities Science Vision Advisory Committee, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
2015-2016 Member, Search Committee for the Scientific Director Position, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
2015 Ad hoc Advisor, Office of the Director, ECHO Initiative
2015-present Chair, NIH Clinical Exemption Committee
2015-present Member, NIH Precision Medicine Initiative — working group

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

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- 2013 Board Member, Office of the Director, NICHD Information Technology Advisory Board
2008- 2009 Interview Review Panel, NICHD COAC Director
2010- 2013 Member, NICHD Seminar Series Committee
2010-present Member, Director’s Advisory Group
2010 Chair, Ad hoc RMS Advisory Subcommittee
2010 Member, Branch Chief Search Committee, Contract Management Branch
2011-2012 Search Committee Member, Associate Director for Extramural Research, NICHD
2014-2016 Member, NICHD Space Committee
2014 Member, Intramural Research Program Review Group
2014-2015 Search Committee Member, Associate Director for Extramural Research
2014-2015 Chair, Scientific Planning Workshop: Is human fecundity changing?

Professional Activities

Reviewer – Strategic Plans

2000 National Birth Defects Prevention Network Data and Annual Report, CDC
2010-2014 National Action Plan on Infertility, CDC

Editorial Boards & Positions

1995-1997 Co-Editor, American College of Epidemiology's Newsletter
2001-2012 Associate Editor, American Journal of Epidemiology
2009-present Editorial Board, NIH Catalyst
2012-2016 Editorial Board, Human Reproduction

Journal Peer Reviewer

Epidemiology and 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 and Community Health; Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology

Clinical: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology; Fertility and Sterility; Human Fertility, Human Reproduction; Human Reproduction Update; Journal of American Medical Association; Journal of Andrology; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism; Mental Retardation and Development Disability Research Reviews; Journal of Pediatrics; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Pediatrics; Journal of National Medical Association; National Medical Journal of Pediatrics; Journal of Women's Health

Other: American Journal of Industrial Medicine; Biomedical Central; Birth; Cancer; Cancer Research; Chemosphere; Critical Reviews in Toxicology; Environment International; Environmental and Occupational Health; Environmental Science and Technology; Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology; Inhalation Toxicology; Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology; Journal of Nutrition; Journal Toxicology and Environmental Health; Journal of Toxicology and Industrial Health; Neurotoxicology and Teratology; PLoS One; 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 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, 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 Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and Canadian Institute for Health Research's Summer Institute in Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology
2008 NICHD, Preconception Care Research: Improving Birth Outcomes and Reproductive Health Workshop
2008 Team Science: Passion for Participatory Research, NICHD
2011-2012 The National Academies, Emerging Technologies for Measuring the Individual Exposome
2011-2012 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Scientific Programme Committee
2013-2015Society for Epidemiologic Research

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
2008-2012Science Advisory Panel, Assisted Human Reproduction Canada
2009-2010 Member, Rising Star Awards Committee, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology
2009-2010 Committee Member, Awards Committee, Society for Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology
2010-2011 Committee Member, Research Working Group, National Agenda on Infertility, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
2010-2011 Chair, Environmental and Occupational Exposures Working Group, National Agenda on Infertility, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2010 Panel Member, Provisional Atmosphere Limits for Mixed Gender U.S. Navy Submarine Crews, Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory
2010-2011 Steering Committee Member, Infertility Action Plan Working Groups, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2011-2013 Committee Member, National Maternal and Child Health Award
2014-2015 Chair, Publications Committee, Society for Epidemiologic Research
2014-2015 Member, Policy Committee. American Journal of Epidemiology (SER representative).
2015 Member, Decreasing Uncertainties in Chemical Risk Assessment. U.S. EPA & NIEHS.
2015- Member, CIHR Grant Review Committee — Developmental Origins of Health & Disease

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
2012-2013 President-Elect, Society for Epidemiologic Research
2013-2014 President, Society for Epidemiologic Research
2014-2015Past President, Society for Epidemiologic Research

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
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 Panel Member, Research Support Program of the National Academy of Sciences, Policy & Global Affairs Division. 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
2009-presentCommittee Member, Government Liaison Group for the Standing Committee on Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions, The National Academies

Invited Talks

Presented numerous invited (inter)national talks, seminars & grand rounds. Invited participant for various expert panels, advisory boards or workshops. Also, regular presenter of 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

University

2015 Reviewer, President's Research Enhancement Program — Part I: integrative Biosciences, Wayne State University
2015 Reviewer, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard-NIEHS Environmental Center Grant Review

International

2001-2003 Reviewer. Canadian Northern Contaminants Program. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa, Canada
2001 Reviewer, Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
2007 Reviewer, Medical Research Council, London, England
2015 Reviewer, DOHaD — Implications for Men, Women, Boys and Girls, Canadian Institutes of Health, Montreal, Canada
2015Reviewer, Investment Grant Programme from ZonMwe. Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development

Industry

2001-2003 Reviewer, American Chemistry Council, Washington, D.C.

Private Research Foundations

2000-2004 Reviewer, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, White Plains, New York

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 PractitionerPrograms,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 theReproductive 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 HealthRisks 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 HazardAssessmentProcess. National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.
  8. The National Academies. Evaluating Chemical and Other Agent Exposures for Reproductive andDevelopmental 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. NationalResearch Council. Washington, D.C: National Academy Press 2002.
  11. World Health Organization. Principles for Evaluating Health Risks in Children Associated with Exposureto Chemicals. International Programme on Chemical Safety. Environmental Health Criteria 237. 2006.

Books

  1. Buck Louis GM and Platt RW (Editors). Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2011.

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. PMID: 6880939
  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. PMID: 6553236
  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. PMID: 6554610
  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. PMID: 6562466
  6. *Silverstein CD and Buck GM. Parental Preferences Toward Sex Education Topics for Sixth Graders. Adolescence 1986; 21, 84:971-980. PMID: 3825676
  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. PMID: 3759053
  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. PMID: 3667043
  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. PMID: 2705432
  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. PMID: 2734234
  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 PediatricGynecology 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 Surgery1989;100:573-577. PMID: 2501732
  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. PMID: 2084033
  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 ofEpidemiology 1990;132:391-392. PMID: 2372014
  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. PMID: 2028979
  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. PMID: 1919894
  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. PMCID: PMC1403602
  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. PMCID: PMC1403700
  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. PMID: 1570824
  20. Msall ME, Buck GM, Rogers BT, Catanzaro N. Kindergarten Readiness after Extreme Prematurity. American Journal of Diseases of Childhood 1992;146:1371-1375. PMID: 1384309
  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. PMID: 8335146
  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. PMCID: PMC1403396
  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. PMID: 8258204
  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. PMID: 8266706
  25. Rogers BT, Arvedson J, Buck GM, Msall ME. Characteristics of Dysphagia in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Dysphagia 1994;9:69-73. PMID: 8131428
  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. PMID: 8169677
  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. PMID: 8157416
  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. PMID: 7522586
  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. PMID: 8021755
  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. PMID: 7532710
  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. PMCID: PMC1523267
  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. PMCID: PMC1381636
  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. PMID: 8629618
  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. PMID:8843550
  36. Buck GM. Epidemiologic Perspective of the Developmental Neurotoxicity of PCBs. Commentary. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 1996;18:239-241. PMID: 8725632
  37. Buck GM, Sever LE, Batt RE, Mendola P. Review of Lifestyle Factors and Female Infertility. Epidemiology 1997;8:435-441. PMID: 9209860
  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. PMID: 9224576
  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 Epidemiology1997;146:949-954. PMID: 9400336
  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. PMID: 9400337
  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. PMID: 9549003
  42. *Snell L, Haughey B, Marecki M, Buck G. Metabolic Crisis: Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Journal ofPerinatal Neonatal Nursing 1998;148:26-37. PMID: 9782882
  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. PMID: 9676704
  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. PMID: 9802592
  45. *Tumiel LM, Buck GM, Jaen CR, Zayas L. Unmasking Birth Outcomes Among Hispanic Subgroups. Ethnicity and Disease 1998;8:209-217. PMID: 9681286
  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. PMID: 10050205
  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. PMID: 9915611
  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. PMID: 10092415
  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. PMID: 10092430
  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 Research1999;80: 280-286. PMID: 10092447
  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. PMID: 10724075
  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. PMID: 10874544
  54. Buck GM, Msall ME, Schisterman EF, Lyon NR, Rogers BT. Extreme Prematurity and School Outcomes. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2000:14:324-331. PMID: 11101019
  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. PMID: 11130619
  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. PMID: 11159141
  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. PMID: 11251910
  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 Association2001:8:174-184. PMCID: PMC134556
  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. PMID: 11370186
  61. Buck GM, Michalek AM, Chen CJ, Nasca PC, Baptiste MC. Perinatal Factors and Risk of Neuroblastoma. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2001;15:47-53. PMID: 11237115
  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. PMID: 11480501
  63. Buck GM and Johnson CD. Methodologic Considerations of Population-Based Researchon Fetal Deaths: Overcoming Data Gaps. Seminars in Perinatology 2002; 26:31-35. PMID: 11876565
  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. PMID: 21782627
  65. Wu T, Mendola P, Buck GM. Secondary Sexual Characteristics and Menses in US Girls: Ethnic Differences. Pediatrics 2002;110:752-757. PMID: 12359790
  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. PMCID: PMC1241484
  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 & Sterility2003;80:328-333. PMID: 12909495
  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. PMID: 12839542
  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.ehjournal.net/content/2/17 External Web Site Policy pages 1-9.] PMCID: PMC165589
  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. PMCID: PMC1241804
  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.] PMCID: PMC1241803
  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. PMCID: PMC1241801
  73. Chapin RE, Buck GM. Our Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004; 112:67-68. PMCID: PMC1241799
  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. PMID: 15172847
  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 2005; 20:12-18. PMID: 15489239
  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. PMID: 15334524
  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. PMID: 15513976
  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. PMID: 21783478
  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 External Web Site Policy ]. PMID: 15533329
  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 External Web Site Policy ]. PMID: 15533332
  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. PMID: 15787890
  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. PMID: 15947881
  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. PMCID: PMC1257645
  85. Hediger ML, Hartnett HJ, Buck Louis GM. Association of endometriosis with body size and figure. Fertility Sterility 2005; 84(5):1366-1374. PMCID: PMC1343487
  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. PMID: 16629694
  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; 15:2:103-126. PMID: 16615652
  88. Louis GMB, Lynch CD, Cooney MA. Environmental influences on female fecundity and fertility. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 2006; 24(3):178-190. PMID: 16804813
  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 PerinatalEpidemiology 2006; 20 (suppl 1):3-12. PMID: 17061968
  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. PMID: 16780830
  91. *Ferrari RM, Cooney MA, Vexler A, Liu A, Buck Louis GM. Time to pregnancy and multiple births. HumanReproduction 2007; 22:407-413. PMID: 17000648
  92. Batt RE, Smith RA, Buck Louis GM, Martin DC, Chapron C, Koninckx PP, Yeh J. Müllerianosis. Histology and Histopathology 2007; 22:1161-1166. PMID: 17616942
  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. PMCID: PMC1964915
  94. Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Pena JB. Intrauterine exposures and risk of endometriosis. HumanReproduction 2007; 22:3232-3236. Excerpted Version: Human Reproduction — Indian Edition (PRISM) 2008; 4(4):210-214. PMID: 17956923
  95. Louis GMB, Cooney MA, Lynch CD, Handal A. Periconception Window: Advising the pregnancy planning couple. Fertility and Sterility 2008; 89(2):e119-131. PMCID: PMC2527691
  96. 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. Pediatrics2008;121:S172-S191. [Honorable Mention, U.S. EPA 2009 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award] PMID: 18245512
  97. *Cooney MA, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, McGuiness BM, Lynch CD. Validity of self-reported time to pregnancy. Epidemiology 2009; 26:56-59. [Authors' Reply to Letter-to-the-editor: Validity of self- reported time to pregnancy. Epidemiology 20; 21:161] PMCID: PMC4226997
  98. 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. PMCID: PMC2628447
  99. 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. PMCID: PMC2606911
  100. *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. PMCID: PMC2831933
  101. *Mikolajczyk R, Louis GB, Cooney M, Lynch C, Sundaram, R. Characteristics of prospectively measured vaginal bleeding among women trying to conceive. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2010; 24:24-30. PMCID: PMC3422651
  102. 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. PMCID: PMC2842205
  103. *Pollack A, Louis GB, Sundaram R, Lum K. Caffeine consumption and pregnancy loss. Fertility andSterility 2010; 93:304-306. PMCID: PMC2812592
  104. 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 Toxicology2010; 29:25-31. PMCID: PMC2818264
  105. 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. PMCID: PMC2901841
  106. Kim S, Sundaram R, Buck Louis G. Joint modeling of intercourse behavior and human fecundability using structural equation modeling in fecundability models. Biostatistics 2010; 11:59-71.PMCID: PMC2912701
  107. 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. PMCID: PMC2875455
  108. 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. PMCID: PMC2881911
  109. 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 2010; 21:S58-S63. PMID: 21422967
  110. Gollenberg AL, Hediger ML, Lee PA, Himes JH, Buck Louis, GM. Association between lead and cadmium and reproductive hormones in peripubertal U.S. girls. Environmental Health Perspectives2010; 118:1782-1787. PMCID: PMC3002200
  111. *Cooney MA, Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Vexler A, Kostyniak PJ. Organochlorine Pesticides and Endometriosis. Reproductive Toxicology 2010; 30:365-369. PMCID: PMC4133942
  112. Lee PA, Gollenberg AL, Hediger ML, Himes JH, Zhang Z, Buck Louis GM. Luteinizing hormone, testosterone and inhibin B levels in the peripubertal period and racial/ethnic differences among boys aged 6-11 years: analyses from NHANES III, 1988-1994. Clinical Endocrinology 2010; 73;744-751. PMCID: PMC3169091
  113. Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Kostyniak PJ, Jain J. Associations between blood metals and fecundity among women residing in Upstate New York State. Reproductive Toxicology 2011; 31:158-163. PMCID: PMC3039711
  114. Buck Louis GM, Cooney MA, Peterson CM. The Ovarian Dysgenesis Syndrome. Journal ofDevelopmental Origins of Health and Disease 2011; 2(1):25-35.
  115. 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 2011; 95:2184-2189. PMCID: PMC2975045
  116. Zhang Z, Addo OY, Himes JH, Hediger ML, Alberta PS, Gollenberg AL, Lee PA, Buck Louis GM. A Two-Part for Reference Curve Estimation Subject to a Limit of Detection. Statistics in Medicine 2011; 30(12):1455-1465. PMCID: PMC3092850
  117. *Gollenberg AL, Mumford SL, Cooney MA, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Validity of Retrospectively Reported Behaviors during the Periconception Window. Journal of Reproductive Medicine 2011; 56(3 - 4):130-137. PMCID: PMC4127194
  118. Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Peterson CM, Croughan M, Sundaram R, Stanford J, Chen Z, Fujimoto V, Varner M, Giudice L. Estimated incidence of endometriosis by diagnostic method and study population: the ENDO Study. Fertility and Sterility 2011; 96(2):360-365. PMID: 21719000
  119. Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Wilcosky TC, Gore-Langton R, Lynch CD, Barr DD, Schrader SM, Kim S, Chen Z, Sundaram R. Designing prospective cohort studies for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicity during sensitive windows of human reproduction and development — the LIFE Study. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2011; 25:413-424. PMCID: PMC4118054
  120. Lynch CD, Buck Louis GM, Lahti MC, Pekow PS, Nasca PC, Cohen B. The birth certificate as an efficient means of identifying children conceived with the help of fertility treatment. American Journal of Epidemiology 2011; 174(2):211-218. PMCID: PMC3167677
  121. *Pollack AZ, Buck Louis GM, Lynch CD, Kostyniak PJ. Persistent organochlorine exposure and risk of pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study. Journal of Environmental Protection 2011; 2(6):683-691. PMCID: PMC3229158
  122. McLain AC, Sundaram R, Cooney MA, Gollenberg AL, Buck Louis GM. Clustering of fecundability within women. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2011; 25:460-465. PMID: 21819427
  123. Lum KJ, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Prospective cohort study of women’s lifestyle behaviors while attempting to become pregnant: evidence in support of preconception guidance. American Journal ofObstetrics and Gynecology 2011; 205:203.e1-7. PMCID: PMC3172381
  124. Buck Louis GM, Iglesias Rios L, McLain A, Cooney M, Kostyniak PJ, Sundaram R. Persistent organochlorine pollutants and menstrual cycle length. Chemosphere 2011; 85:1742-1748 PMCID: PMC4143889
  125. Sundaram R, McLain A, Buck Louis GM. A survival analysis approach to modeling human fecundity. Biostatistics 2012; 13(1): 4-17. PMCID: PMC3276273
  126. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Lynch CD, Gore-Langton RE, Chen Z, Kim S, Caldwell K, Boyd Barr D. Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study. Chemosphere2012; 87:1201-1207. PMCID: PMC3327819
  127. Buck Louis GM, Chen Z, Peterson CM, Hediger ML, Croughan MS, Sundaram R, Stanford JB, Varner MW, Fujimoto VY, Giudice LC, Trumble A, Parsons PJ, Kannan K. Persistent lipophilic environmental chemicals and endometriosis: The ENDO Study, 2007-2009. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012; 120(6):811-816. PMCID: PMC3385438
  128. Kunisue T, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Hediger ML, Sun L, Kannan K. Urinary concentrations of benzophenone-type UV filters and endometriosis, the ENDO Study. EnvironmentalScience and Technology 2012; 46:4624-4632. PMCID: PMC3352028
  129. Roy A, Perkins NJ, Buck Louis GM. Assessing chemical mixtures and human health: use of Bayesian belief net analysis. Journal of Environmental Protection 2012; 3(6):e462-468. PMCID: PMC3484983
  130. Schliep KC, Stanford JB, Zhang B, Chen Z, Dorais JK, Johnstone EB, Hammoud AO, Varner MW, Buck Louis GM. Inter- and intra-reliability in the diagnosis and staging of endometriosis: the ENDO Study. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012; 120:104-112. PMID: 22914398
  131. Lynch CD, Jackson LW, Kostyniak PJ, McGuinness B, Buck Louis GM. The effect of prenatal and postnatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and child neurodevelopment at age twenty-four months. Reproductive Toxicology 2012; 34:451-456. PMID: 22569275
  132. Lynch CD, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM, Lum KJ, Pyper C. Are increased levels of self-reported psychosocial stress, anxiety and depression associated with fecundity? Fertility and Sterility 2012; 98:453-458. PMID: 22698634
  133. Buck Louis GM, Peterson MC, Chen Z, Hediger ML, Croughan MS, Sundaram R, Stanford JB, Fujimoto V, Varner MB, Giudice, LC, Kennedy A, Sun L, Parsons P, Kannan K. Perflurochemicals and Endometriosis: The ENDO Study. Epidemiology 2012; 23:799-805. PMCID: PMC4122261
  134. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R. Exposome: Time for Transformative Research: Invited Commentary. Statistics and Medicine 2012;31(22):2569-2575. PMCID: PMC3842164
  135. *Thoma M, Hediger M, Sundaram R, Stanford J, Peterson CM, Croughan M, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM. Comparing “Apples and Pears”: How well do women perceive their body size and shape? Journal ofWomen’sHealth 2012;21(10):1074-1081. PMCID: PMC3466911
  136. *Chason R, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM, Segars JH, Pyper C. Preconception stress and the secondary sex ratio: a prospective cohort study. Fertility and Sterility 2012;98(4):937-941. PMCID: PMC4110952
  137. Kim S, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM, Pyper C. Flexible Bayesian human fecundity models. BayesianAnalysis 2012; 7(4):771-800.
  138. *Wolff EF, Hediger ML, Sundaram R, Peterson CM, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM. In utero exposures and endometriosis, the ENDO Study. Fertility and Sterility 2013;99(3):790-795. PMCID: PMC3604121
  139. Brenner RA, Taneja GS, Schroeder TJ, Trumble AC, Moyer PM, Buck Louis GM. Injury rates among youth with and without developmental disabilities. International Journal of Injury Control and SafetyPromotion 2013;20(3):259-65. PMID: 22757768
  140. *Thoma ME, McLain AC, Louis JF, King RB, Trumble AC, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. The prevalence of infertility in the United States as estimated by the current duration approach and a traditional constructed approach. Fertility and Sterility 2013; 99(5):1324-1331. PMCID: PMC3615032
  141. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Lynch CD, Gore-Langton RE, Maisog J, Kim S, Chen Z, Barr DB. Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity, The LIFE Study. Environmental Health Perspectives 2013; 121(2):231-236. PMCID: MPC3569685
  142. Hediger ML, Bell EA, Druschel CM, Buck Louis GM. Assisted reproductive technologies and children’s neurodevelopmental status. Fertility Sterility 2013; 99(2):311-17. PMCID: PMC3564049
  143. Buck Louis GM, Yeung E, Sundaram R, Laughon SK, Zhang C. The exposome — exciting opportunities for discoveries in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology2013; 27(3):229-36. [NIHMS431699] PMCID: PMC3625972
  144. Peterson CM, Boiman Johnstone E, Hammoud AO, Stanford JB, Varner MW, Kennedy A, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM. Risk factors associated with endometriosis: importance of study population for characterizing disease — the ENDO Study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013;451:e1-11. PMCID: PMC4114145
  145. Steuerwald AJ, Parsons PJ, Arnason JG, Chen Z, Peterson CM, Buck Louis GM. Trace element analysis of human urine collected after administration of Gd-based MRI contrast agents: characterizing spectral interferences using inorganic mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2013;28:821- 830.
  146. Buck Louis GM, Peterson CM, Chen Z, Croughan M, Sundaram R, Stanford J, Varner J, Kennedy A, Giudice L, Fujimoto V, Sun L, Wang L, Guo Y, Kannan K. Bisphenol A and phthalates and endometriosis, The ENDO Study. Fertility and Sterility 2013;100(1):162-169. PMCID: PMC3700684
  147. Tobias DK, Chavarro J, Williams MA, Buck Louis GM, Hu FB, Rich-Edwards J, Missmer S, Zhang C. History of infertility and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective analysis of 40,773. American Journal of Epidemiology 2013;178(8):1219-1225. PMCID: PMC3792729
  148. *Louis JF, Thoma ME, Sorensen DN, McLain AC, King RB, Sundaram R, Keiding N, Buck Louis GM. The prevalence of couple infertility in the United States from a male perspective: evidence from a nationally-representative sample. Andrology 2013 1(5):741-748. PMCID: PMC3752331
  149. *Pollack AZ, Buck Louis GM, Chen Z, Peterson CM, Sundaram R, Croughan MS, Sun L, Hediger ML, Stanford JB, Varner MW, Palmer CD, Steuerwald AJ, Parsons PJ. Trace element and endometriosis: The ENDO Study. Reproductive Toxicology 2013;42:41-48. PMCID: PMC3836840
  150. Ma WL, Yun S, Bell EM, Druschel CM, Caggana M, Aldous KM, Buck Louis GM, Kannan K. Temporal trends of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the blood of newborns from New York State during 1997-2011: Analysis of dried blood spots from the Newborn Screening Program. Environmental Science and Technology 2013 47(14):8015-8021. PMCID: PMC3725776
  151. McLain AC, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Modeling fecundity in the presence of a sterile fraction using a semi-parametric transformation model for grouped survival data. Statistics and Medicine 2013; 31(22):2569-2575. PMID: 22374340
  152. *Laughon SK, McClain A, Sundaram R, Catov JM, Buck Louis GM. Maternal lipid change in relation to length of gestation: a prospective cohort study with preconception enrollment of women. Gynecologic andObstetric Investigation 2014;77(1):6-13. PMCID: PMC3967245
  153. Andersen NJ, Mondal TK, Freed BM, Stockinger S, Preissler MT, Bell E, Druschel C, Buck Louis GM, Lawrence DA. Detection of immunoglobulin isotypes from dried blood spots. Journal of Immunological Methods 2014;404:24-32. PMID: 24333851
  154. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Sweeney A, Lynch CD, Kim S, Maisog JM, Gore- Langton R, Chen Z. Semen quality and time-to-pregnancy, the LIFE Study. Fertility and Sterility 2014; 101(2):453-62. PMCID: PMC3946620
  155. Eisenberg ML, Kim S, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Buck Louis GM. The relationship between male body mass index, adiposity, and activity level on semen quality, LIFE Study. Human Reproduction 2014; 29(2):193-200. PMCID: PMC3896223
  156. Buck Louis GM. Persistent environmental pollutants and couple fecundity: an overview. Reproduction 2014;147(4):R97-R104. PMID: 24310101
  157. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Sweeney AM, Schisterman EF, Maisog J, Kannan K. Urinary bisphenol A, phthalates and couple fecundity, The LIFE Study. Fertility and Sterility 2014;101(5):1359-1366. PMCID: PMC4008721
  158. Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Chen Z, Browne RW, Barr DB, Sundaram R, Kim S, Buck Louis GM. lipid concentrations and semen quality: The LIFE Study. Andrology 2014;2(3):408-415. PMCID: PMC4121020
  159. Lynch CD, Sundaram R, Maisog J, Sweeney AM, Buck Louis GM. Preconception stress increases the risk of infertility: results from a couple-based prospective cohort study, The LIFE Study. Human Reproduction2014; 29(5):1067-1075. [Selected as the Human Reproduction Keynote lecture at the 2015 ESHRECongressin Lisbon, Portugal, July 2015, in light of highest number of downloads within 6 months.]PMCID: PMC3984126
  160. Buck Louis GM, Hediger ML, Bell EM, Kus CA, Sundaram R, McLain A, Hills EA, Thoma ME, Druschell CM. Methodology for establishing a population-based birth cohort focusing on couple fertility and children’s health, the Upstate KIDS Study. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2014;28(3):191-202. PMCID: PMC4563277
  161. Ma W-L, Gao C, Bell EM, Druschel CM, Caggana M, Aldous KM, Buck Louis GM, Kannan K. Analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides in archived dried blood spots and its application to track temporal trends in environmental chemicals in newborns. Environmental Research2014;133:204-210. PMCID: PMC4119526
  162. McLain AC, Sundaram R, Thoma ME, Buck Louis GM. Semi-parametric modeling of grouped current duration data with preferential reporting. Statistics in Medicine 2014;33(23):3961-72. PMCID: PMC4159422
  163. Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Browne RW, Boyd Barr D, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM. Serum lipid levels and couple fecundity: The LIFE Study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism2014;99(8):2786-94. PMCID: PMC4121020
  164. Mumford SL, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Barr DB, Rybak ME, Maisog JM, Parker DL, Pfeiffer CM, Buck Louis GM. Female, not male, urinary lignan concentrations associated with shorter time to pregnancy. Journal of Nutrition 2014 Mar;144(3):352-358. PMCID: PMC3927547
  165. Prasad A, Mumford SL, Buck Louis GM, Ahrens KA, Sjaarda LA, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Kissell KA, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Sexual activity and its effect on endogenous reproductive hormones and ovulation. Hormones and Behavior 2014; 66(2):330-338. PMCID: PMC4127088
  166. Johnstone EB, Buck Louis GM, Parsons PJ, Steuerwald AJ, Palmer CD, Chen Z, Hammoud AO, Dorais J, Peterson CM. Increased urinary cobalt and whole blood concentrations of cadmium and lead in women with uterine leiomyomata: Findings from the ENDO Study. Reproductive Toxicology 2014; June 30;49C:27-32. PMCID: PMC4280339
  167. Guo Y, Weck J, Sundaram R, Goldstone A, Buck Louis GM, Kannan K. Urinary concentrations of phthalates in couples planning pregnancy and its association with 8-hydroxy-2’-deoxyguanosine, a biomarker of oxidative stress. Environmental Science and Technology 2014;48(16):9804-0911. PMCID: PMC4140531
  168. *Sapra KJ, McLain AC, Maisog JM, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Successive time-to-pregnancy among women experiencing hCG pregnancy loss. Human Reproduction 2014;29(11): 2553—2559. PMCID: PMC4191452
  169. Pollack AZ, Buck Louis GM, Chen Z, Sun L, Trabert B, Guo Y, Kannan K. Bisphenol A, benzophenone- type UV filters, and phthalates in relation to uterine leiomyoma. Environmental Research 2014; Dec 19;137C:101-107. PMCID: PMC4355097
  170. Zhang C, Sundaram R, Maisog J, Calafat AM, Barr DB, Buck Louis GM. A prospective study of pre- pregnancy serum concentrations of perfluorochemicals and the risk of gestational diabetes. Fertility and Sterility 2014; Oct 22. Pii:S0015-0282(14)02228-6. PMCID: PMC4282598
  171. Buck Louis GM, Kannan K, Sapra KJ, Maisog J, Sundaram R. Urinary concentrations of benzophenone- type UV filters and couple fecundity. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014;180(12):1168-1175. PMCID: PMC4262441
  172. Vitonis AF, Vincent K, Rahioglu N, Fassbender A, Buck Louis GM, Hummelshoj L, Giudice LC, Stratton P, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Zondervan KT, Missmer SA. WERF endometriosis phenome and biobanking harmonization project (EPHect): II. Clinical and covariate phenotype data collection in endometriosis research. Fertility and Sterility 2014;S0015-0282(14)01885-8. PMCID: PMC4252538
  173. Williams KE, Miroshnychenko O, Johansen EB, Niles RK, Sundaram R, Kannan K, Albertolle M, Drake P, Giudice LC, Hall SC, Witkowska HE, Buck Louis GM, Fisher SJ. Urine, peritoneal fluid and omental fat proteomes of reproductive age women: endometriosis-related changes and associations with endocrine disrupting chemicals. Journal of Proteomics 2014; 113:194-205. PMCID: PMC4467531
  174. Mumford SL, Kim S, Chen Z, Gore-Langton R, Barr DB, Buck Louis GM. Persistent organic pollutants and semen quality: The LIFE Study. Chemosphere 2014; Nov 28. Pii:S0045-6536(14)01278-8. PMID: 25441930
  175. *Goldstone AE, Chen Z, Perry MJ, Kannan K, Buck Louis GM. Urinary bisphenol A and semen quality, the LIFE Study. Reproductive Toxicology 2015;51:7-13. PMCID: PMC4426021
  176. *Robledo CA, Yeung E, Mendola P, Sundaram R, Maisog J, Sweeney A, Barr D, Buck Louis GM. Preconception maternal and paternal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and birth size. Environmental Health Perspectives 2015;123(1):88-94. PMCID: PMC4286275
  177. Buck Louis GM, Chen Z, Schisterman EF, Kim S, Sweeney AM, Sundaram R, Lynch CD, Gore-Langton RE, Barr DB. Perflurochemicals and Human Semen Quality, the LIFE Study. Environmental HealthPerspectives 2015;123(1):57-63. PMCID: PMC4286271
  178. *Bae J, Kim S, Kannan K, Buck Louis GM. Couples’ urinary bisphenol A and phthalate metabolite concentrations and the secondary sex ratio. Reproductive Toxicology 2015;137:450-445. PMCID: PMC4355045
  179. *Trabert B, Chen Z, Kannan K, Peterson CM, Pollack A, Sun L, Buck Louis GM. Persistent environmental chemicals and fibroids. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology2015;25:278-285. PMCID: PMC4410838
  180. Tobias DK, Gaskins AJ, Missmer SA, Hu FB, Manson JE, Buck Louis GM, Zhang C, Chavarro JE. History of infertility and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Diabetologia2015;58(4):707-715. PMCID: PMC4416980
  181. McLain AC, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Joint analysis of longitudinal and survival data measured on nested time-scales using shared parameter models: an application to fecundity data. Journal of the RoyalStatistical Society 2015;64(Part 2):339-357.
  182. Buck Louis GM, Bloom MS, Gatto NM, Hogue CR, Westreich DJ, Zhang C. Epidemiology’s continuing contribution to public health: the power of “THEN and NOW”. American Journal of Epidemiology2015;181(8):e1-8. PMID: 25810458
  183. Eisenberg ML, Chen Z, Ye A, Buck Louis GM. The relationship between physical occupational exposures and health on semen quality: Data from the LIFE Study. Fertility and Sterility 2015;103:1271- 1277. PMCID: PMC4417418
  184. Buck Louis GM, Druschel C, Bell E, Stern JE, Luke B, McLain A, Sundaram R, Yeung E. Use of assisted reproductive technologies treatment as reported by mothers in comparison to registry data, Upstate KIDS Study. Fertility and Sterility 2015;103(6):1461-1468. PMCID: PMC4457573
  185. Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Maisog J, Steuerwald AJ, Parson PJ. Metals and birth outcomes and background exposures to select elements, the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment. Environmental Research 2015; 138C:118-129. PMCID: PMC4385418
  186. *Bae J, Kim S, Schisterman EF, Barr DB, Buck Louis GM. Maternal and paternal serum concentrations of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and the secondary sex ratio. Chemosphere 2015;133:31- 40. PMID: 25863705
  187. *Sapra KJ, McLain AC, Maisog JM, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM. Clustering of retrospectively reported and prospectively observed time-to-pregnancy. Annals of Epidemiology 2015; May 7. Pii: S1047- 2797(15)00160-X. PMID: 26033375
  188. *Schliep KC, Mumford SL, Peterson CM, Chen Z, Sharp HT, Johnstone EB, Hammoud AO, Stanford JB, Sun L, Buck Louis GM. Pain typology and incident endometriosis. Pain characterization among women with and without endometriosis using operative and non-operative diagnostic methodologies. Human Reproduction 2015; Aug 1. Pii: dev147. PMID: 26269527
  189. Buck Louis GM, Chen Z, Kim S, Sapra KJ, Bae J, Kannan K. Urinary concentrations of benzophenone- type ultra violet light filters and semen quality. Fertility and Sterility 2015;104(4):989-996. PMID: 26253817
  190. Lum KJ, Sundaram R, Buck Louis GM, Louis TA. A Bayesian approach to joint modeling of menstrual cycle length and fecundity. Biometrics 2015; Aug 21. DOI: 10.1111/biom.12379. PMID: 26295923
  191. Buck Louis GM, Grewal J, Albert P, Sciscione A, Wing DA, Grobman W, Newman R, Wapner R, D’Alton ME, Skupski D, Nageotte NP, Ranzini A, Owen J, Chien EK, Craigo S, Hediger ML, Kim S, Zhang C, Laughon Grantz K. Racial/ethnic differences in fetal growth, the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015;449.e1—449.e41. PMID: 26410205
  192. Bloom MS, Chen Z, Kannan K, Whitcomb BW, Ye A, Buck Louis GM. Associations between urinary phthalate concentrationss and semen quality parameters in a general population. Human Reproduction2015; 30:2654-2657.
  193. *Smarr MM, Grantz KL, Sundaram R, Maisog JM, Kannan K, Buck Louis GM. Parental urinary biomarkers of preconception exposure to bisphenol A and phthalates in relation to birth outcomes: the LIFE Study. Environmental Health 2015; 14:73. PMID: 26362861
  194. *Schliep K, Chen Z, Stanford JB, Xie Y, Hammoud AO, Johnstone E, Mumford SL, Dorais JK, Varner MW, Buck Louis GM, Peterson CM. Endometriosis diagnosis and staging: are surgeons’ diagnoses consistent? British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015;Oct 5. doi:10.1111/1471-0528.13711. PMID:26435386.
  195. Skakkebaek NE, Rajpert-De Meyts E, Buck Louis GM, Toppari J, Andersson A-M, Eisenberg ML, Jensen TK, Jorgensen N, Swan SH, Sapra KJ, Ziebe S, Priskorn L, Juul A. Male reproductive disorders and fertility trends: Influences of environment and genetic susceptibility. Physiological Reviews 2016; 96(1):55-97. PMID: 26582516
  196. *Backonja U, Buck Louis GM, Lauver DR. Overall adiposity, adipose tissue distribution, and endometriosis: A systematic review of observational studies. Nursing Research (In Press).
  197. Mumford SL, Kim S, Chen Z, Barr DB, Buck Louis GM. Urinary phytoestrogens associated with subtle effects on semen quality among male partners of couples desiring pregnancy: The LIFE Study. Journal of Nutrition (In Press). PMID:26423741
  198. *Bae J, Kim S, Kannan K, Buck Louis GM. Couples’ urinary concentrations of benzophenone-type ultraviolet flters and the secondary sex ratio. Science of the Total Environment (In Press).
  199. Yeung EH, Sundaram R, Bell EM, Druschel C, Kus C, Ghassabian A, Bello S, Xie Y, Buck Louis GM. Infertility Treatment and Early Childhood Development, the Upstate KIDS. JAMA Pediatrics (In Press).
  200. Jaacks L, Barr DB, Sundaram R, Maisog J, Zhang C, Buck Louis GM. Pre-pregnancy maternal exposure to polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyls and gestational diabetes. Environmental Health (In Press).
  201. Chen L, Li S, Zhu Y, He C, Buck Louis GM, Yeung E, Hu FB, Zhang C. Age at Menarche and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among 42,109 Pregnancies: A Prospective Cohort Study. Diabetes Care (In Press).
  202. *Bae J, Kim S, Chen Z, Eisenberg ML, Buck Louis GM. Human Semen Quality and the Secondary Sex Ratio. Asian Journal of Andrology (In Press).
  203. Hediger ML, Fuchs KM, Grantz KL, Grewal J, Kim S, Gore-Langton RE, Buck Louis GM, D’Alton ME, Albert PS. Ultrasound quality assurance (QA) for singletons in the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (In Press)

Group Authored Refereed Publications

  1. Becker CM, Laufer MR, Stratton P, Hummelshoj L, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT, Adamson GD, WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: 1. Surgical phenotype data collection in endometriosis research. Fertility and Sterility 2014;S0015-0282(14)01336-3.
  2. Rahmioglu N, Fassbender A, Vitonis AF, Tworoger SS, Hummelshoj L, D'Hooghe TM, Adamson GD, Giudice LC, Becker CM, Zondervan KT, Missmer SA; for the WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project III. Fluid biospecimen collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research. Fertility and Sterility
    2014;S0015-0282(14)01835-4.
  3. Fassbender A, Rahmioglu N, Vitonis AF, Viganò P, Giudice LC, D'Hooghe TM, Hummelshoj L, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT; for the WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Project: IV. Tissue collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research. Fertility and Sterility 2014;S0015-0282(14)01836-6.

Invited Editorial

  1. Buck Louis GM. Male Fecundity and Its Implications for Health and Disease Across the Lifespan. Human Reproduction 2014;29(7):1351-1352.

Meeting Proceedings

  1. 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.
  2. Howcroft TK, Campisi J, Buck Louis G, Smith MT, Wise B, Wyss-Coray T, Deckhut Augustine A, McElhaney JE, Kohanski R, Sierra F. The role of inflammation in age-related disease. Aging 2013;5:84- 93.

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.

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? AmericanJournal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008; 199:e16.

Books

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

Book Chapters

  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). Kerala, India: Research Signpost 2007, 249-268.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010:161-172.
  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 and Platt RW. Introduction to Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. In: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. GM Buck Louis and RW Platt (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 3-15.
  11. Buck Louis GM. Sensitive Windows of Human Reproduction and Development. In: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. GM Buck Louis and RW Platt (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 16-29.
  12. Buck Louis GM. Fecundity and Fertility. In: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. GM Buck Louis and RW Platt (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 16-61.
  13. Buck Louis GM. Fecundity Impairments. In: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. GM Buck Louis and RW Platt (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 62-84.
  14. Platt RW and Buck Louis GM. Unique Methodologic Challenges in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. In: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. GM Buck Louis and RW Platt (Eds). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 298-313.
  15. 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, 2012, 153-163.
  16. Stacey Missmer, Buck Louis GM. Cohort Designs and Reproductive Health. In: Biennial Reviews of Infertility, Volume 3. Peter N. Schlegel, Bart C. Fauser, Douglas T. Carrell, Catherine Racowsky (Eds). Springer Publishing, 2013.

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

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
2010 Succession Planning, National Institutes of Health
2011-2012 NIH Executive Leadership Program (ExLP)
2012 Inspiring Creativity in Organizations, Brookings Executive Education, Brookings Institute
2013 Leading ThinkingTM: A New Paradigm for Executive Success

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

  1. Epidemiology of SIDS. Division of Epidemiology. School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. May 1992
  2. Epidemiology of SIDS - Prevention Strategies. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY. September/October (1992, 1994, 1996, 1998)
  3. Time to Pregnancy, NYS Angler Cohort Study. Program in Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI. February 2, 1995
  4. Opportunities for Family Medicine in Perinatal Epidemiology. Family Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, April 20, 1995.
  5. 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.
  6. Women’s Health and Reproduction. Rochester Women’s Health Research Group, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, February 2, 1996.
  7. Role of Epidemiology in Developing Indicators of Health Status and Health Services Research. School of Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1996, 1997, 1998.
  8. 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.
  9. Public Health Surveillance. School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State of New York, April 7, 1999.
  10. Reproductive Factors and Cancer. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, April 12, 1999.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Contaminated Fish Consumption and Fecundability. School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Joint MD/PhD Seminar, University at Buffalo, February 29, 2000.
  14. Ethics in Epidemiologic Research: The American College of Epidemiology’s Ethics Guidelines. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, March 6, 2000.
  15. PCB Congeners and Fecundity, New York State Angler Cohort Study. 43rd Annual International Conference on Great Lakes Research, Cornwall, Ontario, May 24, 2000.
  16. Sex Fecundity and Reproduction: Scientific, Social and Ethical Challenges. Dialogues in Research Ethics. University of Miami, Miami, Florida, March 30, 2001.
  17. Existing and Potential Sources/Uses of Human Genetic Biomarker Data. International Council for Chemical Associations’ Genomic Workshop, Orlando, Florida, March 7, 2001.
  18. 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.
  19. Findings from the New York State Angler Cohort Study. School of Public Health, George Washington University, March 13, 2002.
  20. Critical Issues for Assessing Environmental Threats to Reproductive Health. Environmental Health Sciences, George Washington University, March 13, 2002.
  21. Use of Prospective Inquiry for Studying Environmental Threats to Human Reproduction. School of Public Health, University of Texas — Houston, March 20, 2002.
  22. 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.
  23. Developmental Outcomes after Reproductive Technologies. Society for Developmental Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland, May 6, 2002.
  24. Environmental PCBs and Pesticide Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. International Congress on Environmental Health and Reproduction and Development, Chieti, Italy, October 12, 2002.
  25. Environmental Pesticides & PCB Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis. Department of Community & Preventive Medicine, Mt. Sinai Medical School, March 7, 2003.
  26. Environmental Influences on Gynecologic Health. Department of Biometry & Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, February 10, 2003.
  27. Environmental Influences on Endometriosis. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 9, 2003.
  28. Statistical Issues in Modeling Pregnancy Outcome Data. Australian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 22, 2003.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Measuring Pregnancy Loss. Symposium on the Epidemiology of Miscarriage, Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research and the Teratology Society, Vancouver, BC, June 30, 2004.
  32. Research Update and Happenings in the Epidemiology Branch, NICHD. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Trial Park, NC, August 9, 2004.
  33. 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.
  34. Overview of Methodologic Challenges Facing Reproductive Epidemiology. International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region, Austin, Texas, March 22, 2005.
  35. Toward a Clearer Understanding of the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Child Health. Health Effects Institute Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, April 18, 2005.
  36. Environmental Contaminants and Effects on Reproductive Health. Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, St. Petersburg, Florida, September 9, 2005.
  37. Environmental Influences on Women’s Health. Department of Epidemiology, Case Western University Medical School, September 27, 2005.
  38. Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Child Health. Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Texas A & M University, Rural School of Public Health, November 3, 2005.
  39. Overview of the Epidemiology Branch and Research Happening. Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, March 2, 2006.
  40. Epidemiology of Infertility: Role of Paternally Mediated Effects. University of Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, New York, September 19, 2006.
  41. Endocrine Disruptors and their Role in the Pathology of Endometriosis. Endometrial Biology and Pathologies Conference, San Francisco, California, November 17, 2006.
  42. 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.
  43. Overview of Reproductive & Perinatal Epidemiology. Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, April 17, 2007.
  44. 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.
  45. Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Endometriosis. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, Massachusetts, June 20, 2007.
  46. Designing Human Fecundity and Fertility Research - What Every Clinician Should Know”. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Washington, DC, October 17, 2007.
  47. Making Babies Isn’t Always Easy: Implications of Infertility. 11th Annual Meeting of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, Washington, DC, February 13, 2008.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. Infertility, Treatment and the Male. University of Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, New York, October 21, 2008.
  51. Elements of a Successful Epidemiologic Research Consortium. Orphan Mechanisms of Primary Ovarian Insufficiency: Passion for Participatory Research, Bethesda, MD, October 2, 2008.
  52. State of the Science: An Epidemiologic Perspective of Critical Data Gaps Regarding Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Assisted Reproduction Canada, October 27, 2008.
  53. The Environment and the Unborn: Case for In Utero Origin of Gynecologic Health. LocalMotion (Community Group), Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, November 19, 2008.
  54. Infertility, ART and Birth Defects. National Birth Defects Prevention Network Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, February 24, 2009.
  55. Early Origins of Gynecologic Disorders: Role of Life Course Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, March 30, 2009.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. Stress and Female Fecundity. Assisted Reproduction Canada. Ottawa, Canada, April 26, 2010.
  61. Etiologic Determinants of Human Fecundity and Fertility: Study Design and Methodologic Considerations. NIH and Naval Hospital Reproductive Endocrinology Fellows Training Program, Bethesda, Maryland, August 3, 2010.
  62. Epidemiology of Infertility: Contribution of Male Factor. Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Albany School of Public Health. Albany, New York, November 9, 2010.
  63. Early Origins of Uterine Leiomyomas: Case for the Exposome Paradigm. Advances in Uterine Leiomyoma Research. National Institutes of Health, November 23, 2010.
  64. Environmental Influences on the Natural History and Diagnosis of Endometriosis. The National Institutes of Health. The NIH Research Festival, Bethesda, Maryland, October 25, 2011.
  65. Couple Based Approach for Assessing Persistent Environmental Pollutants and Human Reproduction and Development — Recent Findings from the LIFE Study. NIEHS and EPA Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers: Strengthening the Network, Bethesda, Maryland, March 6, 2012.
  66. Conceptual and Methodological Challenges Underlying the Assessment of Environmental Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity. ENAR 85th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 3, 2012.
  67. Couple Based Research Strategy for Assessing Reproductive & Developmental Toxicity — A Case Study of a Novel Epidemiology Study Design. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2, 2012.
  68. Assessing Couple Based Environmental Reproductive and Developmental Toxicants. NIEHS, Washington, DC, May 10, 2012.
  69. Human Fecundity — Turning Data Gaps into Discovery? Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MD, June 25, 2012.
  70. Couple Based Approaches for Assessing Human Fecundity and Fertility. Dean’s Lecture. College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, October 21, 2012.
  71. Exposome — Opportunities for Transformative Research. Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia School of Public Health, New York City, NY, January 14, 2013.
  72. Periconception parental metal exposures and couple fecundity: Implications for understanding child health. Society for Toxicology, San Antonio, TX, March 11, 2013.
  73. Epidemiology of infertility: importance of male factor. University of Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, New York, April 24, 2013.
  74. Persistent Environmental Pollutants and Couple Fecundity. 7th Copenhagen Workshop on Endocrine Disrupters. Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 2013.
  75. Environmental Chemicals and Couple Fecundity and Fertility. Division of Intramural Research, NICHD, Bethesda, Maryland, June 6, 2013.
  76. Exposome: Opportunities for Breakthroughs in Population Health Research. Wadsworth Center, Albany, New York, September 11, 2013.
  77. Environmental Chemicals and Couple Fecundity. Adult Program on Reproductive Endocrinology, Division of Intramural Research, NICHD, December 6, 2013.
  78. Chemicals and Gynecologic Health. Is there a connection? Sponsored by the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medicine, Anesthesiology, & Surgery and the Division of Public health Sciences. Washington University School of Medicine, January 9, 2014.
  79. Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of ART for Children and Parents. NIH STEP Workshop — Where do Babies Come From? Washington, DC. March 11, 2014.
  80. Environmental Chemicals and Human Reproduction: Recent Findings from the LIFE Study. NICHD Reproductive Sciences Network, May 20, 2014.
  81. Environmental Influence on Couple Fecundity: Role of the Male Partner. Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY. November 25, 2014.
  82. Building a Research Career focusing on the Environmental Influences on Couple Fecundity. Medical Research Scholars Program, Bethesda, MD. December 15, 2014.
  83. Human Fecundity and Fertility — Implications for Epidemiologic Research. Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Environmental Health. University at Albany School of Public Health. Albany, New York, February 5, 2015.
  84. Environmental chemicals during sensitive windows of development and children’s health outcomes. PHACS 2015 Spring Leadership Retreat, Bethesda, Maryland, March 17, 2015.
  85. Infertility: clinical management and epidemiology (with Alan De Cherney). Demystifying Medicine Invited Lecture Series. National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, April 7, 2015.
  86. Paternal exposures in relation to time-to-pregnancy. Copenhagen Workshop on Endocrine Disrupters. Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 28, 2015.
  87. Development of symbols for body shape and correlation with measured body mass index. NIH Intramural Population Science Working Group, October 26, 2015.
  88. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and relevant female health endpoints. Committee on Endocrine-Related Low-Dose Toxicity, The National Academies, Washington, D.C. November 17, 2015.
  89. Male and female fecundity and fertility. Department of Preventive Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of medicine, New York City, NY, January 27, 2016.
  90. Endocrine disruptors and couple fecundity. 2nd Paris Workshop on Endocrine Disruptors Effects on Wildlife and Human Health, Paris, France January 21, 2016.

 

Invited Grand Rounds

  1. How do I get pregnant, Doctor? Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Utah Medical School, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1, 2007.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Do Gynecologic Disorders Originate In Utero? Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe, Gross Michigan, November 19, 2008.
  5. 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.
  6. Population Based Strategies for Assessing Potential Environmental Reproductive and Developmental Toxicants — the LIFE Study. Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, October 12, 2011.
  7. Can human fecundity inform about cancer risk? Cancer Prevention Grand Rounds. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, December 1, 2013.

Invited Keynote Speaker

  1. Keynote Speaker. Critical Windows for Child Health — Periconception Window. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Paris, France, September 3, 2006.
  2. Commencement Speaker. School of Public Health & Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State of New York, May 10, 2008.
  3. Keynote Speaker. A Couple Based Methodology for Assessing Potential Environmental Reproductive and Developmental Toxicants, the LIFE Study, Toxicology Open House, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, October 21, 2011.
  4. Distinguished Speaker. Conceptual and Methodological Challenges Underlying Human Reproduction and Development. Distinguished Women Scholars in Statistics Series, Department of Biostatistics, University at Buffalo, February 9, 2012.
  5. Keynote Dinner Speaker. SPER: So Much History, Even More Future. 25th Annual Meeting Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 26, 2012.
  6. Presidential Address. Revolutionary Changes in the Design and Conduct of Epidemiologic Research: Are We Ready? Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, Washington, June 25, 2014.
  7. Understanding Environmental Influences on Human Reproduction and Development: Implications for Children's Health. PHACS 2015 Leadership Retreat. Bethesda, Maryland, March 17, 2015.

Invited Workshops, Panel Discussions & Strategic Planning

  1. Workshop Participant, Workshop on Perinatal Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, June 13-15, 1993
  2. Panel Member, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Dioxin Peer Review Workshop, Chapter 7, Epidemiology/Human Data, Arlington, VA, September 7-8, 1993
  3. Symposium Convener, Ethics Workshop, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Miami Beach, FL, June 15, 1994.
  4. 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.
  5. Symposium Convener, Round Table Discussion - Case Presentations on Ethical Topics in Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, UT, June 22, 1995.
  6. 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.
  7. Moderator, Pregnancy Contributed Papers. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 13, 1996.
  8. Roundtable Leader, Round Table Discussion. Infertility: Conceptual and Methodologic Issues, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 15, 1996
  9. Workshop Facilitator, Methods for Ethical Decision-Making in Epidemiology. American College of Epidemiology. Boston, MA, September 21, 1997.
  10. Moderator, Spotlight Session — Environmental Threats to Male or Female Reproductive Health. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, MD, June 10, 1999.
  11. Group Facilitator, Consultation Meeting II — Child Longitudinal Cohort Study, Washington, DC, December 12, 2000.
  12. National Toxicology Program. Reproductive & Developmental Toxicity Guidelines. Research Triangle Park, NC May 25, 2001.
  13. Workshop Panelist, European Chlorinated Solvent Association. Workshop on Reproductive Toxicity of Tetrachloroethylene (PER). Brussels, Belgium, October 30-31, 2001.
  14. Workshop Panelist. A Century After Curie. The Experience of Women in Science. Georgetown University. Washington, D.C. February 5, 2002.
  15. Workshop Leader. Environmental & Human Reproduction: Overcoming Methodologic Challenges: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Vancouver, British Columbia, August 11, 2002.
  16. Poster Session Discussant. Reproduction & Neonatal Health. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Vancouver, British Columbia, August 14, 2002.
  17. Moderator, Contributed Papers on Reproductive Health. International Congress on Environmental Influences on Reproduction and Development. Universita G. D'Annunzio. Chieti, Italy, October 12, 2002.
  18. Panelist. Envisioning the Future of Exposure Research. LRI Scientific Meeting. American Chemistry Council. Herndon, Virginia, June 25, 2003.
  19. Faculty Member, Epidemiologic Student Workshop, Australian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 22, 2003.
  20. Meeting Participant. International Life Sciences Institute's Subcommittee on Integration of Biomonitoring Exposure Data into the Risk Assessment Process. Washington, DC. October 27, 2003.
  21. 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.
  22. Case Facilitator. International Biomonitoring Workshop. ISLI Health & Environmental Sciences Institute. Research Triangle Park, NC. September 21-22, 2004.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Meet the Expert Workshop. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 2008.
  28. AHRC-CIHR Assisted Human Reproduction Research Workshop: Developing a National Research Agenda, Montreal, Canada, October 14-16, 2008.
  29. Participant, HESI Scientific Mapping Meeting in Reston, VA, near Washington, DC, July 28-29, 2009.
  30. Expert Workshop Member, State of the Science Workshop: Evaluation of Epidemiological Data Consistency for Application in Regulatory Risk Assessment. Baltimore, MD, September 23-24. 2010.
  31. NIEHS & EPA Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers: Strengthening the Network. Bethesda, MD, March 6, 2012.
  32. Negotiating a Job Offer. Contributed Workshop Session. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Boston, MA, June 21, 2013.
  33. Short- and Long-Term Health Implications of Assisted Reproductive Technologies. NIH Extramural STEP Workshop. Bethesda, Maryland, March 11, 2014.
  34. Exposome Workshop. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, January 14-15, 2015.
  35. Risk Assessment for the Protection of Public Health. NIEHS & EPA, 2015.

 

Contributed Papers 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
NursePractitioner Longitudinal Study. Paper presented at Health Care: The Dollar Dilemma Conference andOther 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

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

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

SIDS:AnHistorical Perspective. Paper presented at the New York Academy of Science, New York City, New York

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

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

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 ClinicalTrial of Calf Lung Surfactant Extract: Five-Year Follow-up. Poster displayed at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Birmingham, Alabama

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PCBContaminated 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

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

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

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
DoesPaternal 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

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. 12thAnnual Meeting of the Society forPediatric and Perinatal Research. Baltimore, Maryland

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

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

2001
Web-BasedData 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

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

Maternal Consumption of Contaminated Sport Fish and Infant Gestation and Birth Size, New York State AnglerProspective 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

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

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

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

2010
Designing Population-Based Cohorts. Paper presented at the First European Congress on Preconception Care and Health. Brussels, Beligum.

Women'sLifestyle Behaviors during the Periconception Window: Evidence Supporting Need for PreconceptionGuidance. Paper presented at the First European Congress on Preconception Care and Health. Brussels, Beligum.

Polychlorinated biphenyls and semen quality — LIFE Study. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Denver, Colorado.

Preconception Recruitment of Couples Desiring Pregnancy: Case for the Exposome. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Denver, Colorado.

2011
Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endometriosis : Importance of Biologic Media. World Congress on Endometriosis. Montpellier, France.

Perfluorinated Chemicals and Semen Quality, the LIFE Study. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Barcelona, Spain

Heavy Metals and Couple Fecundity, the LIFE Study. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Barcelona, Spain

Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endometriosis: Importance of Biologic Media for Defining Exposure, TheENDOStudy. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain

2012
Persistent Environmental Pollutants and Couple Fecundity, LIFE Study, 2005-2009. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Columbia, South Carolina, August 27, 2012.

2013
Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol A and Phthalates and Endometriosis, the ENDO Study. Environmental Health Conference 2013. Boston, MA, March 5, 2013.

Bisphenol A and Couple Fecundity, the LIFE study. Environmental Health Conference 2013. Boston, MA, March 5-6, 2013.

Bisphenol A, Phthalates and Couple Fecundity. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Boston, MA. October 14, 2013. [Presented by Michael Bloom during to government closure.]

2014
Urinary Concentrations of Benzopheonone-Type UV Filters and Couple Fecundity. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Seattle, WA, August 25, 2014.

UV-Filters and Time-to-Pregnancy. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 20, 2014.

UV-Filters and Semen Quality. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 20, 2014.

2015
Lifestyle and pregnancy loss among women using home pregnancy test kits, LIFE Study. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Baltimore, Maryland, October 20, 2015.

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
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
2013-2014 Alexandra Goldstone. MPH Candidate — Environmental and Occupational Health. The George Washington University School of Public Health. Urinary Bisphenol A and Semen Quality.
Capstone Project

External Dissertation Reader

2014 Maria del Pilar Vélez Gómez. Doctoral Candidate. Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Faculté de Médecine, Université de Montréal

External Dissertation Committee Member

2013-2016 Katherine J. Sapra, Epidemiology Department, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Natural History of Pregnancy Loss
2015- Frances Branch, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Milken Institute of Public Health, George Washington University. Metals and Trace Elements and Semen Quality

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
2009-2010 Maureen A. Cooney, PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow
2011-2012 Marie E. Thoma, PhD, MS, Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow (co-mentoring with Dr. Mary Hediger)
2013-present Kate Sapra, Predoctoral IRTA Fellow (co-mentoring with Dr. Rajeshwari Sundaram)
  • 2014 SER Student Dissertation Workshop
  • 2014 American College of Epidemiology's Student Prize Paper Award
  • 2014 Prize Paper, American Society for Reproductive Medicine
2014-present Melissa Smarr, Postdoctoral IRTA Fellow (co-mentoring with Dr. Laughon Grantz)

U.S Department of State

American Fellows Program, U.S. Department of State

2009 Dr. Roberto Augilla

Korean VISTA Fellowship Program

2013-2015 Dr. Ji (Iris) Suk Bae

NIH Graduate Partnership Program

2013-2014

Uba Backonja, Predoctoral Fellow, Funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH

  • 2014 Nursing Education Scholar Award

NIH Clinical Mentoring

Reproductive Endocrinology Fellows, Division of Intramural Research, NICHD

2011-2012 Dr. Rebecca Chason - stress and pregnancy outcomes (sex ratios and pregnancy loss)
2011-2012 Dr. Erin Wolff - intrauterine exposures and endometriosis

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

Medical Research Scholars Program (Faculty Mentor)

2012-2014 Ryan Ellis, MSRP Scholar
2014-2015 Rebecca Sorber, MSRP Scholar
2015- Jason Alvarez, MSRP Scholar