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College of Public Health

Mildred Maisonet

Mildred Maisonet

Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Contact:

Lamb Hall Room 46D

EDUCATION

PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
MS, Epidemiology, University of Puerto Rico School of Public Health
BS, Biology, University of Puerto Rico

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2012 - 2014 Lecturer, University of Oulu Faculty of Medicine, Oulu, Finland
2007   Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007 - 2012  Epidemiologist- TKC Global- Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health

2003 - 2006  Regional Advisor in Sustainable Development and Environmental Health - Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Representation in Chile

2000 - 2003  Regional Advisor in Environmental Epidemiology - Pan American Health Organization, Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Peru

1998 - 2000  Epidemiologist - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ATSDR

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Fetal origins of disease
Endocrine disrupting chemicals
Children's environmental health

SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Namulanda G, Taylor E, Maisonet M, Barr DB, Flanders WD, Olson D, Qualters JR, Vena J, Northstone K, Naeher L. In utero exposure to atrazine analytes and early menarche in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Cohort. Environmental Research. 2017; 156: 420-25.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28410519

Namulanda G, Maisonet M, Taylor E, Flanders WD, Olson D, Sjodin A, Qualters JR, Vena J, Northstone K, Naeher L. In utero exposure to organochlorine pesticides and early menarche in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Environment International.  2016; 94: 467-472.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27297227

Maisonet M, Calafat AM, Marcus M, Jaakkola JJK, Lashen H. Prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl acids and serum testosterone concentrations at 15-years of age in Female ALSPAC Study Participants. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015; 123(12): 1325-30.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26034840 

Maisonet M, Näyhä S, Lawlor DA, Marcus M. Prenatal exposures to perfluoroalkyl acids and serum lipids at ages 7 and 15 in females. Environment International. 2015; 82: 49-60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26010307 

Verner MA, Loccisano AE, Morken NH, Yoon M, Wu H, McDougall R, Maisonet M, Marcus M, Kishi R, Miyashita C, Chen MH, Hsieh WS, Andersen ME, Clewell H, Longnecker MP. The epidemiologic association of perfluoroalkyl substances (PAAS) with lower birth weight is partially due to confounding by glomerular filtration rate using a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (PBPK). Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015; 123(12): 1317-24.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26008903 

Maisonet M
, Jaakkola JJ, Taylor CM, Holmes AK, Marcus M, Golding J. (2014). Prenatal lead exposure and puberty timing in girls. Epidemiology. 2014; 25(1): 153-155. 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24296930.

Maisonet M, Terrell ML, McGeehin MA, Christensen KY, Holmes A, Calafat AM, Marcus M. Maternal concentrations of polyfluoroalkyl compounds during pregnancy and fetal and postnatal growth in British girls. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2012; 120(10): 1432-7. 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22935244 

Christensen KY, Maisonet M, Rubin C, Holmes A, Calafat AM, Kato K, Flanders WD, Heron J, McGeehin MA, Marcus M. Exposure to polyfluoroalkyl chemicals during pregnancy is not associated with offspring age at menarche in a contemporary British cohort. Environment International. 2011; 37(1): 129-135. 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20843552 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Maisonet M, Yadav R, Leinaar T.  Role of Perfluorooctanoic Acid on Serum Fatty Acids, NHANES, 2003-2004.  27th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug 30-Sep 3, 2015. 

Maisonet M, Yadav R, Leinaar T.  Role of PFOA and PFOS on Serum Apolipoprotein B, NHANES, 2005-2006.  27th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug 30-Sep 3, 2015. 

Maisonet M, Taylor CM, Holmes AK, Marcus M, Jaakkola JKK, Golding J. Gestational lead concentrations and timing of menarche in girls enrolled in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Joint conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, International Society of Exposure Science, and International Society of Indoor Air Quality, Basel, Switzerland, Aug 19-23, 2013.

RESEARCH FUNDING

Tennessee Board of Regents
Title: Train the leaders – guided development, presentation and evaluation of a pesticide training curriculum by Latino youth
PI: Silver K, Co-I: Maisonet M.
Funding period: 07/01/2015-06/30/2016
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