University of California
Brenda Eskenazi, PhD

Brenda Eskenazi, PhD

School of Public Health
Division of Epidemiology
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
Fax: 510-643-8236
Maternal and Child Health Program
Current Research Interests
• Reproductive hazards of chemical exposure
• Behavioral toxicology and teratology
• Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology
Key Publications
• Matkin CC, Britton J, Samuels S, Eskenazi B. Smoking and blood pressure patterns in normotensive pregnant women. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (in press).
• Contributor. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Women's Health, wrote chapter on effects of smoking during pregnancy. 1999.
• Eskenazi B, Stapleton A, Kharrazi M, Chee W. 1999. Association between maternal decaffeinated and caffeinated coffee consumption and fetal growth and gestational age. Epidemiology 10(3).
• Robbins WA, Meistrich ML, Moore D, Hagemeister FB, Weier H, Cassel MJ, Wilson G, Eskenazi B, Wyrobek AJ. 1997. Chemotherapy induces transient sex chromosomal and autosomal aneuploidy in human sperm. Nature Genetics 16(l):74-78.
• Eskenazi B, and Warner ML. 1997. Epidemiology of Endometriosis. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 24(2):235-58.
• Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology (UCB)
• Doctoral Seminar in Maternal and Child Health (UCB)
• Practicum in Epidemiological Methods (UCB)
• Prytanean Award for most promising junior female faculty member, University of California, Berkeley (1987)
• Fogarty Senior Fellowship Award (1995-96)
• Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology
Public and University Service
• Chair, Maternal & Child Health Program
• Director, Children's Center for Environment Health