Dr. Ann Aschengrau, a professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) who has researched environmental pollution and the risk of disease for the past 25 years, has been named an associate editor of the journal Environmental Health.
Dr. Aschengrau has led investigations on the relationship between drinking water contaminants and abnormal pregnancy outcomes, neurological disorders, and cancer, and on the impact of lead hazard reduction measures among inner-city children. She is currently the principal investigator of a case-control study examining the risk of birth defects following prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water.
Environmental Health, an open access, peer-reviewed journal, serves the public health community and scientists working on matters of public health interest pertaining to the environment.
To read more about the appointment, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/2015/06/18/ann-aschengrau-named-associate-editor-of-environmental-health-journal/