Population Health Branch (PHB)
Caroline H. Dilworth, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Caroline Dilworth, Ph.D., is a Program Director in the Population Health Branch at the National Institutes for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), where she co-directs the extramural environmental epidemiology program. She is responsible for developing a portfolio of grants focused on the impact of environmental exposures on human health, including male and female reproduction, pubertal maturation, cancer, adult cardiovascular and respiratory health, and general statistical methods development. She is the lead Program Director for the NIEHS and NCI-funded Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program and the NIEHS Climate Change and Human Health program.
Prior to joining NIEHS in 2008, Caroline completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina (UNC), where her research focused primarily on the adverse effects of exposure to drinking water disinfection by-products on pregnancy health. She received a joint MSPH in epidemiology and environmental and occupational health from Emory University and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from UNC.
Areas of Specialty:
- Environmental epidemiology
- Exposure assessment & statistical methods
- Climate Change and Human Health Research
- Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Program