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Kyla W. Taylor

Health Assessment and Translation

Kyla Taylor
Kyla W. Taylor, M.S.
Health Scientist
Tel (919) 316-4707
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-04
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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Kyla W. Taylor serves as a health scientist in the Office of Health Assessment and Translation in the National Toxicology Program at NIEHS. Current research projects include an NIEHS-EPA exposure assessment project, analysis of patterns of co-exposure in a Danish cohort study, and collaboration with the NIEHS Sister Study to research exposure patterns of personal care product use and the association with breast cancer and associated risk factors.

Taylor received her B.A. in environmental science from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and her M.S. in Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Taylor is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Selected Publications

  • Taylor KW, K Hoffman, KA Thayer, JL Daniels. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and menopause among women 20-65 years of age (NHANES). Environmental Health Perspectives. 2013. [Abstract] [Full Text] [Media]
  • Taylor KW, Novak RF, Anderson HA, Birnbaum LS, Blystone C, DeVito M, Jacobs D, Kӧhrle J, Lee D, Rylander L, Rignell-Hydbom A, Tornero-Velez R, Turyk ME, Boyles AL, Thayer KA, Lind L. Evaluation of the Association between Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Diabetes in Epidemiological Studies: A National Toxicology Program Workshop Review [Abstract] [Full Text]
  • Schug, TT, Howard SG, Taylor, KW, Heindel JJ. Obesity and Diabetes: Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures. Aging and Vulnerability to Environmental Chemicals: Age-related Disorders and Their Origins in Environmental Exposures, 2012, 201-240. [Abstract]
  • La Merrill, M., Taylor, K., Thayer, K. A., and Birnbaum, L. S. Chapter 36: The environment during development, obesity, and diabetes in The Oxford Textbook of Environmental Pediatrics: Environmental Influences on Health, Development and Disease, 1st edition, 2013; Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.

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