Michele Herdt-Losavio, Ph.D.

SUNY  Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

NYS Department of Health
Research Scientist (Epidemiology)

 Address: 
Empire State Plaza
Corning Tower, Room 1143
Albany, NY 12237

Phone: (518)-402-7996
Fax:     (518)-402-7959
E-mail: mlh06@health.state.ny.us                                                                 

Education:
Doctor of Philosophy, Epidemiology,  University at Albany, State University of New York
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology Concentration University at Albany, State University of New York
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude, University at Albany, State University of New York 

 

Research Interests:

Reproductive epidemiology- birth defects, low birth weight, preterm birth
Occupational epidemiology; Environmental epidemiology

Teaching :      

 

Selected Publications and Presentations:

  1. Herdt-Losavio ML, Mauer MP, and Carlson GA. Development of an exposure assessment tool for epidemiological studies of workers responding to the World Trade Center disaster. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2008; 52(2):83-93. DOI 10.1093/annhyg/mem065.
  1. Lin S, Munsie JP, Herdt-Losavio ML, Bell E, Druschel C, Romitti PA, Olney R, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal asthma medication use and the risk of gastroschisis. American Journal of Epidemiology 2008; 168(1):73-79. DOI 10.1093/aje/kwn098.
  1. Herdt-Losavio ML, Lin S, Druschel C, Hwang SA, Mauer MP, and Carlson GA. The risk of having a low birthweight or preterm infant among cosmetologists in New York State. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2009; 13(1):90-97. DOI 10.1007/s10995-008-0324-6.

4.   Herdt-Losavio ML, Lin S, Druschel C, Hwang SA, Mauer MP, and Carlson GA. The      risk of congenital malformations and other neonatal and maternal health outcomes            among licensed cosmetologists. American Journal of Perinatology 2009; 26(9):625- 631. DOI:10.1055/s-0029-1220787.

5.    Mauer MP, Herdt-Losavio ML and Carlson GA. Asthma and lower respiratory   symptoms in New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center       disaster. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 2010; 83(1):21-27. DOI 10.1007/s00420-009-0474-x.

6.   Herdt-Losavio ML, Lin S, Chapman BR, Hooiveld M, Olshan A, Liu X, DePersis RD,    Zhu J, and Druschel CM. Maternal occupation and the risk of birth defects: an overview   from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Occupational and Environmental       Medicine 2010; 67(1):58-66. DOI:10.1136/oem.2009.048256.

7.   Herdt-Losavio ML, Lin S, Druschel C, Hwang SA, Mauer MP, and Carlson GA. A         nested case-control study of low birthweight among cosmetologists. International   Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 2011; 84(6):601-608.         DOI:10.1007/s00420-010-0585-4.

8.   Lin S, Munsie JP, Herdt-Losavio ML, Druschel CM, Campbell K, Browne ML, Romitti PA, Olney RS, Bell EM, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal    asthma medication use and the risk of selected birth defects. Pediatrics 2012; 129: e317-          e324. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2010-2660.

  1. Lin S, Herdt-Losavio ML, Chapman BR, Munsie JP, Olshan AF, Druschel CM and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal occupation and the risk of major birth defects: A follow-up analysis from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 2012; DOI:10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.05.006. In press.
  1. Agopian AJ, Lupo PJ, Herdt-Losavio ML, Langlois PH, Rocheleau CM, Mitchell LE, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Differences in folic acid use, prenatal care, smoking, and drinking in early pregnancy by occupation. Preventive Medicine 2012; DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.07.015.