Ann Aschengrau, ScD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

ScD, Harvard University




Dr. Aschengrau has conducted epidemiologic research on environmental pollution and the risk of disease for over 30 years. In particular, she has led investigations on the relationship between drinking water contaminants and abnormal pregnancy and birth outcomes, neurological and behavioral disorders, and cancer, and on the impact of lead hazard reduction measures among inner-city children. She is currently the principal investigator of a cohort study examining the impact of environmental and social stressors on substance use. In 2003, Dr. Aschengrau published the the first edition of the textbook, Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, with coauthor George R. Seage III, Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. Now in its 4th edition, the best-selling book has been used in more than 100 schools across the United States. Dr. Aschengrau has served as a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Gulf War and Health, as a consultant to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry, and as a jury member for the annual John Heinz Memorial Award honoring an individual whose work has made a significant impact on the environment. She is currently an associate editor of the journal Environmental Health, Associate Chair for Education and co-Director of the Master of Science degree program in the Department of Epidemiology as well as co-director of the MPH certificate in Maternal and Child Health Certificate.

2015 BU SPH Dean’s Award
2013 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2013 Neurobehavioral Teratology Society: Richard Butcher New Investigator Award
2013 BU SPH Dean’s Award
2013 Best Paper at District One Junior Fellow Day
2008-2009 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2006 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2004 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2002 BU SPH Dean’s Award
1998 Best Poster Award at Society for Epidemiologic Research
1998 BU SPH Dean's Award
1988-1999 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
1983-1987 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: , National Service Research Award


Feasibility Study of a Prospective Cohort of HIV and Zika in Infants and Pregnancy (HIV ZIP)
12/01/2017 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Westat, Inc. NIH NICHD


NICHD International and Domestic Pediatric and Maternal HIV Studies Coordinating Center - Prospective Cohort Study of HIV and Zika in Infants and Pregnancy (HIV ZIP)
12/01/2017 - 11/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Westat, Inc. NIH NICHD
HHSN275201300003C

Receptor-based Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity of Superfund Chemicals
09/20/2012 - 03/31/2016 (Co-PI)
PI: David H. Sherr, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
5P42ES007381-19

Investigating Breast Cancer and the Environment on Cape Cod
07/01/1998 - 12/31/2001 (PI)
Silent Spring Institute Comm of MA DPH



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  1. Lee SY, Cabral HJ, Aschengrau A, Pearce EN. Associations Between Maternal Thyroid Function in Pregnancy and Obstetric and Perinatal Outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 May 01; 105(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 31838502
     
  2. Aschengrau A, Weinberg JM, Janulewicz PA, Romano ME, Gallagher LG, Winter MR, Martin BR, Vieira VM, Webster TF, White RF, Ozonoff DM. Correction to: Occurrence of mental illness following prenatal and early childhood exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort study. Environ Health. 2020 Apr 09; 19(1):40.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32272944
     
  3. Aschengrau A, Winter MR, Gallagher LG, Vieira VM, Butler LJ, Fabian MP, Carwile JL, Wesselink AK, Mahalingaiah S, Janulewicz PA, Weinberg JM, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. Reproductive and developmental health effects of prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2020 Mar 01; 22(3):555-566.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32051987
     
  4. Aschengrau A, Winter MR, Gallagher LG, Vieira VM, Butler LJ, Fabian MP, Carwile JL,Wesselink AK, Mahalingaiah S, Janulewicz PA, Weinberg JM, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. Reproductive Health Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated Drinking Water. Environ Sci Processes Impacts, In press. 2019.
  5. Butler L, Gallagher L, Winter M, Fabian MP, Wesselink A, Aschengrau A. Residential proximity to roadways and placental-associated stillbirth: a case-control study. Int J Environ Health Res. 2019 Oct 06; 1-10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31587563
     
  6. Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Aschengrau A, Wise LA. Prospective study of cigarette smoking and fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2019 03 01; 34(3):558-567.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576495
     
  7. Ablah E, Marrow M, Brown J, Green S, Konda K, Gallagher L, Lee C, Merriman V, Neuberger J, Aschengrau A. . Private well water practices among environmental health professionals in Kansas. J Environ Health. 2019; 82:34-38.
  8. Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Weuve JL, Aschengrau A, Song RJ, Wise LA. Perceived Stress and Fecundability: A Preconception Cohort Study of North American Couples. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 12 01; 187(12):2662-2671.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30137198
     
  9. Aschengrau A, Gallagher LG, Winter M, Butler L, Patricia Fabian M, Vieira VM. Modeled exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the occurrence of birth defects: a case-control study from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Environ Health. 2018 11 06; 17(1):75.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30400949
     
  10. Aschengrau A, Seage III GR. Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, 4th Edition. Jones and Bartlett Learning. Burlington MA. 2018; 1-528.
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Bar chart showing 123 publications over 34 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2008 and 2016

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Environmental Epidemiology, Reproductive Epidemiology, Substance Use
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