Alissa Van Zutphen

Alissa Van Zutphen, PhD, MS

Birth defects and other adverse reproductive outcomes related to maternal chronic disease, medication use, environmental/occupational exposures during pregnancy.

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Alissa Van Zutphen, PhD, MS
Research Associate Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Assistant Director, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Research Scientist (Epidemiologist), New York State Department of Health
Phone:
518-402-7950
Personal Pages: http://www.albany.edu/sph/29646.php

 

Education

PhD, Epidemiology, University at Albany, SUNY
MS, Epidemiology, University at Albany, SUNY
BS, Biological Sciences, Cornell University

Research Interests

Birth defects and other adverse reproductive outcomes related to environmental/occupational exposures, maternal chronic disease, and medication use during pregnancy. Improving birth defects and environmental health surveillance. Improving health outcomes and quality of life for individuals living with birth defects.

Publications

  • Silver SR, Pinkerton LE, Rocheleau CM, Deddens JA, Michalski AM, Van Zutphen AR. Birth defects in infants born to employees of a microelectronics and business machine manufacturing facility. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2016;106:696-707.
  • Van Zutphen AR, Bell EM, Browne ML, Lin S, Lin AE, Druschel CM; the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal asthma medication use during pregnancy and risk of congenital heart defects. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2015;103:951-61.
  • Van Zutphen AR, Werler MM, Browne ML, Romitti PA, Bell EM, McNutt LA, Druschel CM, Mitchell AA; the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal hypertension, medication use, and hypospadias in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:309-17.
  • Van Zutphen AR, Hsu WH, Lin S. Extreme winter temperature and birth defects: A population-based study. Environ Res. 2014;128:1-8.
  • Browne ML, Van Zutphen AR, Botto LD, Louik C, Richardson S, Druschel CM. Maternal butalbital use and selected defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Headache. 2014;54:54-66.
  • Van Zutphen AR, Lin S, Fletcher BA, Hwang SA. A population-based case-control study of extreme summer temperature and birth defects. Environ Health Perspect. 2012;120:1443-9.
  • Cogswell ME, Bitsko R, Anderka M, Caton AR, Feldkamp ML, Hockett-Sherlock SM, Meyer RE, Ramadhani T, Robbins JM, Shaw G, Mathews TJ, Royle M, Reefhuis J, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Control Selection and Participation in an Ongoing, Population-Based, Case-Control Study of Birth Defects, the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Am J Epidemiol 2009;170:975-985.
  • Caton AR, Bell EM, Druschel CM, Werler MM, Lin AE, Browne ML, McNutt LA, Romitti PA, Mitchell AA, Olney RS, Correa A; for the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Antihypertensive Medication Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Cardiovascular Malformations. Hypertension 2009;54:63-70.
  • van Gelder MM, Reefhuis J, Caton AR, Werler MM, Druschel CM, Roeleveld N; National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal periconceptional illicit drug use and the risk of congenital malformations. Epidemiology 2009;20:60-6.
  • Caton AR, Bell EM, Druschel CM, Werler MM, Mitchell AA, Browne ML, McNutt LA, Romitti PA, Olney RS, Correa A; National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal hypertension, antihypertensive medication use, and the risk of severe hypospadias. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2008;82:34-40.