Sonia Hernandez-Diaz, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MD, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
DPH/DrPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health




Dr. Hernandez-Diaz is a Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Pharmacoepidemiology Program at the Harvard School of Public Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health. Her main area of research has been drug safety evaluation from observational data, with a special emphasis on the analysis of patterns of use and safety of drugs during pregnancy. She has also studied the gastrointestinal and cardiovascular safety of steroidal and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and this work triggered her involvement with newly introduced COX-2 inhibitors. Her third group of research activities concerns the application of innovative methodologic concepts to pharmacoepidemiologic studies, including the use of causal structural approaches to define confounding and selection biases that might facilitate the identification, communication, and resolution of common analytical problems.

2017 Poulsson medal/award by the Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology
2015 Alumni Award Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
2015 Clinical Research Forum: Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award
2014 Elected President of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
2013 Elected President of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
2012 Elected Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences
2010-2012 International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology: Elected Chair of the Pregnancy Special Interest Group
2008-Pres Elected Fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
2006 Kenneth Rothman Prize Award
2004 Kenneth Rothman Prize Award
2004-2010 Kenneth Rothman Prize Award
2000 Lilienfeld Student Prize
1999 15th Annual Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology – Oral Presentation Prize




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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2021 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 5R01HD088393-04 1
2020 Comparative Safety of Non-Insulin Agents in Pregnant Women with Pregestational Diabetes 5R01HD097778-02 1
2020 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 5R01HD088393-03 1
2020 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 5R01HD088393-03 1
2020 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 5R01HD088393-03 1
2019 Comparative Safety of Non-Insulin Agents in Pregnant Women with Pregestational Diabetes 1R01HD097778-01A1 1
2018 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 5R01HD088393-02 1
2018 Pregnancy Registries Nested in International Pooled Health Care Databases 5R21HD092879-02 6
2017 Long-term Impact of Fertility Treatment Study 1R01HD088393-01A1 1
2017 Pregnancy Registries Nested in International Pooled Health Care Databases 1R21HD092879-01 6
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  1. Chambers CD, Krishnan JA, Alba L, Albano J, Bryant A, Carver M, Cohen LS, Gorodetsky E, Hernandez-Diaz S, Honein MA, Jones BL, Murray RK, Namazy JA, Sahin L, Spong CY, Vasisht KP, Watt K, Wurst KE, Yao L, Schatz M. The Safety of Asthma Medications during Pregnancy and Lactation: Clinical Management and Research Priorities. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33713765
     
  2. Skjefte M, Ngirbabul M, Akeju O, Escudero D, Hernandez-Diaz S, Wyszynski DF, Wu JW. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among pregnant women and mothers of young children: results of a survey in 16 countries. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Feb; 36(2):197-211. PMID: 33649879
     
  3. Bateman BT, Hernandez-Diaz S, Straub L, Zhu Y, Gray KJ, Desai RJ, Mogun H, Gautam N, Huybrechts KF. Association of first trimester prescription opioid use with congenital malformations in the offspring: population based cohort study. BMJ. 2021 02 10; 372:n102.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33568363
     
  4. Straub L, Huybrechts KF, Hernandez-Diaz S, Zhu Y, Vine S, Desai RJ, Gray KJ, Bateman BT. Chronic prescription opioid use in pregnancy in the United States. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 Apr; 30(4):504-513.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33428239
     
  5. Huybrechts KF, Bateman BT, Hernandez-Diaz S. Hydroxychloroquine early in pregnancy and risk of birth defects: absence of evidence is not the same as evidence of absence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33434554
     
  6. Zhu Y, Huybrechts KF, Desai RJ, Franklin JM, Hernandez-Diaz S, Krumme A, Straub L, Neuman M, Wunsch H, Levin R, Mogun H, Bateman BT. Prescription opioid use after vaginal delivery and subsequent persistent opioid use and misuse. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2021 03; 3(2):100304.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33383232
     
  7. Wood ME, Burch RC, Hernandez-Diaz S. Polypharmacy and comorbidities during pregnancy in a cohort of women with migraine. Cephalalgia. 2021 Mar; 41(3):392-403. PMID: 33269942
     
  8. Bröms G, Friedman S, Kim SC, Wood ME, Hernandez-Diaz S, Brill G, Bateman BT, Huybrechts KF, Desai RJ. The Patterns of Use of Medications for Inflammatory Bowel Disease During Pregnancy in the US and Sweden Are Changing. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 Nov 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33751058
     
  9. Moura LMVR, Smith JR, Yan Z, Blacker D, Schwamm LH, Newhouse JP, Hernandez-Diaz S, Hsu J. Patterns of anticonvulsant use and adverse drug events in older adults. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 Jan; 30(1):28-36. PMID: 33009718
     
  10. Huybrechts KF, Bateman BT, Zhu Y, Straub L, Mogun H, Kim SC, Desai RJ, Hernandez-Diaz S. Hydroxychloroquine early in pregnancy and risk of birth defects. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 03; 224(3):290.e1-290.e22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32961123
     
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Bar chart showing 227 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 31 publications in 2014

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200611
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201329
201431
201525
201615
201719
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drug safety
Pharmacoepidemiology
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