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Monica Silver


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Monica Silver
mksilver@umich.edu
M6150 SPHI    












Research Interests:

Pediatric environmental epidemiology, pesticides, heavy metals, neurodevelopment, children’s health.

Monica’s research focuses on prenatal exposure to pesticides and infant neurodevelopment, specifically motor and sensory functions.  Monica is also investigating the effect of prenatal exposure to metals and similar neurodevelopmental outcomes.  

Education:

Ph.D.- Environmental Health Sciences- University of Michigan- 2017

C.P.H.- Certified in Public Health – National Board of Public Health Examiners- 2010

M.P.H.- Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology- University of Michigan- 2010

B.A.- Biology and Chemistry- Earlham College- 2004


Research Experience: 

University of Michigan School of Public Health- Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences (2012-current)

University of Michigan School of Public Health- Dept. of Epidemiology (2011-2012)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency- Office of Children’s Health Protection (2010-2011)

International Child Care- Fundación Cuidado Infantil Dominicano (2009)

University of Michigan Medical School- Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology (2008)

University of Michigan Medical School- Dept. of Biological Chemistry (2004-2007)


Awards:

Rackham Merit Fellow (2012-2017)
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (2012-2013, 2008-2010)
Association of Schools of Public Health Environmental Health Fellow (2010-2012)
School of Public Health Dean’s Award (2008-2010)