Population Health Branch (PHB)
- Bonnie R. Joubert, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
- Tel 984-287-3276
- P.O. Box 12233Mail Drop K3-12Durham, N.C. 27709
Bonnie Joubert, Ph.D., is an epidemiologist with training in infectious disease, genetic, and environmental epidemiology. As a health scientist administrator/program director in the Population Health Branch at NIEHS, she oversees research related to cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, immune, and kidney epidemiology as well as statistical methods development. Bonnie is the program director of 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. She is also NIEHS lead for a new consortium to study chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) in collaboration with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and Fogarty International Center (FIC).
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. Between her M.P.H. and Ph.D., she was a statistical analyst at Duke University Center for Human Genetics. Bonnie concentrated her public health and research training in resource limited settings including dissertation work on genetic susceptibility to mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Malawi. Following brief post-doctoral training as an environmental health scientist at the EPA, Bonnie joined the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research, Epidemiology Branch. As a research fellow, she focused on genome-wide association studies, epigenome-wide association studies, and contributed to the development of the PACE consortium. Selected recognitions include papers of the year in the American Journal of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Perspectives, and the American Journal of Human Genetics.
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