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Kim Waller, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Unaffiliated
Phone Number: 713-500-9155
Room Number: RAS E643

Research Interests:

  • Preventable risk factors for birth defects
  • low birth weight
  • fetal death
  • birth defects
  • screening programs
  • association of serum biomarkers (measured early in pregnancy) and pregnancy outcome.
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Ellerie Weber, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Division: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Fleming Center
Phone Number: 713-500-9195
Room Number: RAS E919

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Peng Wei, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

Division: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: 713-500-9565
Room Number: RAS E817

Research Interests:

  • Statistical genomics and genetics
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Graphical Models
  • Mixture Models
  • Statistical learning methodology and applications
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Paige Padgett Wermuth, PhD

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Division: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Unaffiliated
Phone Number: 713-500-9219
Room Number: RAS E931

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Lawrence W. Whitehead, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: 713-500-9458
Room Number: RAS W1016

Research Interests:

  • Exposure assessment
  • occupational epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • industrial noise
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Kristina Walker Whitworth, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: 210-276-9018
Room Number: OTC 1117

Research Interests:

  • Health Effects Related to Environmental Exposures
  • Reproductive Health
  • Pregnancy Outcomes
  • Biomarkers of Environmental Exposure
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J. Michael Wilkerson, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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Division: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: 713-500-9974
Room Number: UCT 2620

Research Interests:

  • HIV/STI Prevention
  • Substance Use
  • LGBTQ Health Disparities
  • Sex Education
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Anna Wilkinson, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: 512-391-2528
Room Number: UTA 6.332

Research Interests:

  • Primary prevention of smoking and obesity
  • promotion of physical activity
  • relative role that social factors (acculturation
  • psychosocial resources
  • and built environment) and genetic factors play in shaping the behaviors
  • gene-environment interactions.
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