Population Health Branch (PHB)
- Bonnie R. Joubert, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Epidemiology
- Tel 984-287-3276
- P.O. Box 12233Mail Drop K3-12Durham, N.C. 27709
Bonnie Joubert, Ph.D., is a Scientific Program Director in the Population Health Branch at the NIEHS and co-directs the extramural epidemiology program. Her research portfolio includes molecular epidemiology, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, immune, and kidney epidemiology research areas, as well as statistical methods development. Bonnie is the program director for the Powering Research through innovative Methods for mixtures in Epidemiology (PRIME) program and co-leads NIEHS involvement in the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) consortium.
Bonnie received 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 has a versatile background including public health service in resource-limited settings, employment as a statistical analyst at Duke University Center for Human Genetics, and is proficient in multiple computing languages for the analysis of big data. She worked as a post-doctoral environmental health scientist at the EPA and then a research fellow at the NIEHS in the Division of Intramural Research. Her prior scientific interests included genetic susceptibility to mother-to-child transmission of HIV, genome-wide association studies of respiratory disease, and the impact of early life exposures on the newborn epigenome. Bonnie has been recognized for papers of the year in the American Journal of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Perspectives, and the American Journal of Human Genetics.
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