Population Health Branch (PHB)

Bonnie Joubert, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an epidemiologist managing kidney epidemiology, immunoepidemiology, and molecular epidemiology, as well as statistical methods development and applications. Bonnie directed the Powering Research through Innovative Methods for mixtures in Epidemiology (PRIME) program to enable novel statistical methods development and contributes to international consortia supporting research in resource-limited settings including, the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) consortium, the Chronic Kidney Disease of UnceRtain Etiology (CKDu) in Agricultural Communities (CURE) Research Consortium, and the Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa). She is also engaged in NIH clinical trials such as the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy 2 (TACT2).

Joubert completed her M.P.H. in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She held positions as a statistical analyst at Duke University, an environmental health scientist post doc at the Environmental Protection Agency, and a research fellow in the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research, Epidemiology Branch. Her prior research spans genetic susceptibility to mother-to-child transmission of HIV, genome-wide association studies of respiratory health, and the impact of environmental exposures on the epigenome, with contributions to the development of the international PACE consortium.

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