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Your Environment. Your Health.

Kyla W. Taylor

Health Assessment and Translation

Kyla Taylor
Kyla W. Taylor, Ph.D.
Health Scientist
Tel 984-287-3194
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-04
Durham, N.C. 27709

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, her M.S. in Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Selected Publications

  • Taylor KW, Baird DD, Herring AH, Engel LS, Nichols HB, Sandler DP, Troester MA. Associations among personal care product use patterns and exogenous hormone use in the NIEHS Sister Study. In press. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.
  • Taylor KW, Joubert BR, Braun JM, Dilworth C, Gennings C, Hauser R, Heindel JJ, Rider CV, Webster TF, Carlin DJ. 2016. Statistical approaches for assessing health effects of environmental chemical mixtures in epidemiology: lessons from an innovative workshop. Environ Health Perspect 124:A227–A229. [Abstract]
  • Rosofsky A, Janulewicz P, Thayer KA, McClean M, Wise LA, Calafat AM, Mikkelsen EM, Taylor KW, Hatch EE. Environmental Research. Exposure to Multiple Chemicals in a Cohort of Reproductive-Aged Danish Women. In press. [Abstract]
  • Thayer KA, Taylor KW, Garantziotis S, Schurman SH, Kissling GE, Hunt D, Herbert B, Church R, Jankowich R, Churchwell MI, Scheri RC, Birnbaum LS, Bucher JR. 2016. Bisphenol A, bisphenol S, and 4-hydroxyphenyl 4-isoprooxyphenylsulfone (BPSIP) in urine and blood of cashiers. Environ Health Perspect 124:437–444 [Abstract] [Full Text]
  • Taylor KW, K Hoffman, KA Thayer, JL Daniels. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and menopause among women 20-65 years of age (NHANES). Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Feb;122(2):145-50. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306707 [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. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Jul;121(7):774-83. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1205502 [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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