Kyla W. Taylor
Health Assessment and Translation
Kyla W. Taylor, M.S.
Tel (919) 316-4707
Fax (919) 316-4511
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 includean NIEHS-EPA exposure assessment project, analysis of patterns of co-exposure in a Danish cohort study, and collaboration with the NIEHS Sister Study to researchexposure 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 (2006) in Northfield, MN. She went on to earn her M.S. in Population Health Sciences (2009) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a student she worked as a research assistant at the Population Health Institute and was first author of the annual Wisconsin County Health Rankings in 2008 and a co-author in 2007. Taylor is currently a Ph.D student in Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill.
- 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 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24280566) ] [Full Text (http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1306707/) ] [Media (http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/newscience/2013/12/pfcs-in-breast-milk-and-menopause) ]
- 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 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23651634) ] [Full Text (http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1205502/) ]
- 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 (http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/Chapter/9781849734660-00201/978-1-84973-466-0) ]
- 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.