Amelia K. Wesselink, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

PhD, Boston University School of Public Health
MPH, University of California, Berkeley




Dr. Amelia Wesselink is a post-doctoral associate in epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and co-investigator of PRESTO. In June 2018, she graduated from BUSPH with a doctorate in epidemiology. Her dissertation research involved the study of environmental and psychosocial determinants of fertility, with a focus on environmental chemicals, cigarette smoking, and perceived stress. Dr. Wesselink has interests in environmental and reproductive epidemiology. Dr. Wesselink had a chief role in writing PRESTO’s new R01 investigating air pollution, fertility, and miscarriage and is actively involved in overseeing all aspects of the E-PRESTO studies in Boston and Detroit. She is also co-investigator of the Study of Environment, Lifestyle, and Fibroids (SELF), in which she is examining the role of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and gynecologic disease.

Postdoctoral Associate (previously held)
Boston University School of Public Health



2014-2017 Boston University Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology: Fellowship
2010 University of California at Berkeley: Patricia Buffler Scholarship
2009 National Cancer Fellowship: Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship
2004-2008 Big East Athletic Conference: Academic All-Star

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  1. Hatch EE, Willis SK, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Eisenberg ML, Sommer GJ, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Male cellular telephone exposure, fecundability, and semen quality: results from two preconception cohort studies. Hum Reprod. 2021 Apr 20; 36(5):1395-1404.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33564831
     
  2. Wesselink AK, Claus Henn B, Fruh V, Orta OR, Weuve J, Hauser R, Williams PL, McClean MD, Sjodin A, Bethea TN, Brasky TM, Baird DD, Wise LA. A Prospective Ultrasound Study of Plasma Polychlorinated Biphenyl Concentrations and Incidence of Uterine Leiomyomata. Epidemiology. 2021 Mar 01; 32(2):259-267.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33427764
     
  3. Harlow AF, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Male Preconception Marijuana Use and Spontaneous Abortion: A Prospective Cohort Study. Epidemiology. 2021 Mar 01; 32(2):239-247.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33165011
     
  4. Wesselink AK. Multigenerational effects of environmental exposures. Hum Reprod. 2021 Feb 18; 36(3):539-542. PMID: 33377484
     
  5. Harlow AF, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Electronic Cigarettes and Fecundability: Results From a Prospective Preconception Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 02 01; 190(3):353-361.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32378702
     
  6. Orta OR, Wesselink AK, Bethea TN, Claus Henn B, Weuve J, Fruh V, McClean MD, Sjodin A, Baird DD, Wise LA. Brominated flame retardants and organochlorine pesticides and incidence of uterine leiomyomata: A prospective ultrasound study. Environ Epidemiol. 2021 Feb; 5(1):e127.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33778359; DOI: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000127;
     
  7. Fruh V, Claus Henn B, Weuve J, Wesselink AK, Orta OR, Heeren T, Hauser R, Calafat AM, Williams PL, Baird DD, Wise LA. Incidence of uterine leiomyoma in relation to urinary concentrations of phthalate and phthalate alternative biomarkers: A prospective ultrasound study. Environ Int. 2021 02; 147:106218.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33360166
     
  8. Brasky TM, Bethea TN, Wesselink AK, Wegienka GR, Baird DD, Wise LA. Dietary Fat Intake and Risk of Uterine Leiomyomata: A Prospective Ultrasound Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 12 01; 189(12):1538-1546.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32556077
     
  9. Yland JJ, Bresnick KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Huybrechts KF, Wise LA. Pregravid contraceptive use and fecundability: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2020 11 11; 371:m3966.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33177047
     
  10. Wesselink AK, Kirwa K, Hatch EE, Hystad P, Szpiro AA, Kaufman JD, Levy JI, Mikkelsen EM, Quraishi SM, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Residential proximity to major roads and fecundability in a preconception cohort. Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Dec; 4(6):e112.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33778352
     
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Bar chart showing 62 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2020

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