University of Washington

Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Training Program

Recent accomplishments of our trainees …… CONGRATULATIONS !!!


Direct effects of women’s early life socioeconomic status on the birth weights of their children, Jonathan Huang (presenter), The Society of Epidemiological Research and Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Meetings, June 2014, Seattle, WA.

Association of early pregnancy vitamin D with symptoms of antepartum depression and anxiety, Jonathan Huang (presenter), The Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Meetings, June 2013, Boston, MA.

Beyond traffic: PM2.5 and lung function in a cohort study of rural children with asthma, Christine Loftus (presenter), Environment and Health: Conference of International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. Aug 2013, Basel, Switzerland.

Maternal genetic variation accounts in part for the associations of maternal size during pregnancy with offspring cardiometabolic risk in adulthood, Luke Wander (presenter), The Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI/NPAM), American Heart Association meeting, March 2013, New Orleans, LA.

Pre-pregnancy and early pregnancy leisure time physical activity and fetal birth size in the Omega study, Sylvia Badon (presenter), The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting; June 23, 2014; Seattle WA and Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting; June 24, 2014; Seattle WA.



Moore A, Hochner H, Sitlani CM, Williams MA, Hoofnagle AN, deBoer IA, Kestenbaum B, Siscovick DS, Friedlander Y, Enquobahrie DA. Plasma vitamin D is associated with fasting insulin and homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance in young adult males, but not females, of the Jerusalem Perinatal Study. Public Health Nutr 2014 Aug 22:1-8.

Workalemahu T, Enquobahrie DA, Moore A, Sanchez SE, Ananth CV, Pacora P, Liang L, Salazar M, Williams MA. Genome-wide and candidate gene association studies of placental abruption. Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet. 2013;4(3):12:4(3):128-39.

Huang JY, Qiu C, Miller R, Siscovick DS, Williams MA, Enquobahrie DA. Maternal birth weight is associated with early pregnancy vitamin D. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2013;27: 472-480.

Huang JY, Arnold D, Qiu C, Miller R, Williams MA, Enquobahrie DA. Association of serum vitamin D with symptoms of depression and anxiety in early pregnancy. Journal of Womens Health. 2014 Jul;23(7):588-95.

Wallia A, Allen NB, Badon S, El Muayed, M. Association between urinary cadmium levels and prediabetes in the NHANES 2005-2010 population. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2014 Nov;217(8):854-60.

Unger E, Diez-Roux A, Lloyd-Jones D, Mujahid M, Nettleton JA, Bertoni AG, Badon S, Ning, H, Allen N. Association of Neighborhood Characteristics with Cardiovascular Health in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2014 Jul;7(4):524-31.

Badon SE, Dyer AR, Josefson JL for the HAPO Cooperative Research Group. Gestational Weight Gain and Neonatal Adiposity in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Study- North American Region. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Mar 14;22(7):1731-8.

Urbanek M, Hayes MG, Armstrong LL, Morrison J, Lowe LP, Badon SE, Scheftner D, Pluzhnikov A, Levine D, Laurie CC, McHugh C, Ackerman CM, Mirel DB, Doheny KF, Guo C, Scholtens DM, Dyer AR, Metzger BE, Reddy TE, Cox NJ, Lowe WL for the HAPO Cooperative Research Group. The Chromosome 3q25 Genomic Region is associated with Measures of Adiposity in Newborns in a Multi-Ethnic Genome Wide Association Study. Human Molecular Genetics. 2013 1 Sept;22(17):3583-96

Armstrong JL, Fitzpatrick CF, Loftus CT, Yost MG, Tchong-French M, Karr CJ. Development of a unique multi-contaminant air sampling device for a childhood asthma cohort in an agricultural environment. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2013 Aug 21;15(9):1760-7.

Lawrence G, Shulman S, Hochner H, Sitlani CS, Burger A, Savitsky B, Granot E, Lumley T, Kwok P, Enquobahrie DA, Wander L, Manor O, Siscovick DS, Friedlander Y. Associations of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain with offspring longitudnal change in BMI. Obesity 2014 Apr;22(4):1165-71.

Wander PL, Hochner H, Sitlani CM, Enquobahrie DA, Lumley T, Lawrence GM, Burger A, Savitsky B, Manor O, Meiner V, Hesselson S, Kwok PY, Siscovick DS, Friedlander Y. PloS One 2014;9(3):e91835.

Pocobelli G, Newcomb PA, Li CI, Cook LS, Barlow WE, Weiss NS. Fatal breast cancer risk in relation to use of unopposed estrogen and combined hormone therapy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun; 145(2):439-47.



Intergenerational Adversity and Epigenetic Markers of Cardiometabolic Risk Among Young Adult Women Participants of the Jerusalem Perinatal Study, Global WACh Integrated Health Seed Grant (2013-2014) (Jonathan Huang, PI: Daniel Enquobahrie).

Inflammatory pathways of agricultural contaminants on childhood asthma, NIEHS UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health (CEEH) Pilot Grant (2013-2014) (Christine Loftus, PI: Catherine Karr).

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