University of California
Brenda Eskenazi, PhD

Brenda Eskenazi, PhD

School of Public Health
Division of Epidemiology
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
Maternal and Child Health Program

Current Research Interests
• Reproductive hazards of chemical exposure
• Behavioral toxicology and teratology
• Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology
Key Publications
• Gaspar FW, Harley KG, Kogut K, Chevrier J, Mora AM, Sjödin A, Eskenazi B.Prenatal DTT and DDE exposure and child IQ in CHAMACOS cohort. Environ Int. 2015 Sep 25;85:206-212.
• Gaspar FW, Chevrier J, Bornman R, Crause M, Obida M, Barr DB, Bradman A, Bouwman H, Eskenazi B. Undisturbed dust as a metric of long-term indoor insecticide exposure: Residentail DDT contamination from indoor residual spraying and its association with serum levels in the VHEMBE cohort. Environ Int. 2015 Sep 20;85:163-167. 
• Yousefi P, Huen K, Quach H, Motwani G, Hubbard A, Eskenazi B, Holland N. Estimation of blood cellular heterogeneity in newborns and children for epigenome-wide association studies. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2015 Aug 31
• Engel SM, Bradman A, Wolff MS, Rauh VA, Harley KG, Yang JH, Hoepner LA, Barr DB, Yolton K, Vedar MG, Xu Y, Hornung RW, Wetmur JG, Chen J, Holland NT, Perera FP, Whyatt RM, Lanphear BP, Eskenazi B. Prenatal Organophosphorus Pesticide Exposure and Child Neurodevelopment at 24 Months: An Analysis of Four Birth Cohorts. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Sep 29
• Gunier RB, Arora M, Jerrett M, Bradman A, Harley KG, Mora AM, Kogut K, Hubbard A, Austin C, Holland N, Eskenazi B. Manganese in teeth and neurodevelopment in young Mexican-American children. Environ Int. 2015 Sep 20;85:163-167

• 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