Advisory board and staff

TERIS Advisory Board Members

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Jan M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., Founder and Board Member

Dr. Friedman is a medical geneticist and Professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia.

jan.friedman@ubc.ca

 

 

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Margaret L.P. Adam, M.D., Board Member

Dr. Adam is a clinical geneticist and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic Medicine at the University of Washington.

mpa5@uw.edu
 

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Cheryl S. Broussard, Ph.D., Board Member

Dr. Broussard, an epidemiologist, is the Associate Director for Science in the Division of Birth Defects and Infant Disorders at CDC.

cbroussard@cdc.gov

 

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Christina Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Board Member

Dr. Chambers is a perinatal epidemiologist and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego.

chchambers@health.ucsd.edu

 

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Sonia Hernández-Díaz, M.D., Dr.PH., Board Member

Dr. Hernández-Díaz is an epidemiologist and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

shernan@hsph.harvard.edu

 

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Kenneth Lyons Jones, M.D., Board Member

Dr. Jones, a dysmorphologist, is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology at UC San Diego.

klyons@ucsd.edu

 

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Richard K. Miller, Ph.D., Board Member

Dr. Miller is a clinical pharmacologist/toxicologist and Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

richardk_miller@urmc.rochester.edu

 

 

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Gary M. Shaw, Dr.PH., Board Member

Dr. Shaw, an epidemiologist, is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine at Stanford University

gmshaw@stanford.edu

 

 

TERIS Staff

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Sura Alwan, M.Sc., Ph.D., TERIS Co-Director

Dr. Alwan is a birth defects epidemiologist and teratologist who holds professional positions at the University of Washington and the University of British Columbia.

alwans@uw.edu

 

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Kimberly S. Grant, Ph.D., TERIS Co-Director

Dr. Grant is a developmental neurotoxicologist in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington.

ksg@uw.edu

 

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Jenny N. Eng, B.S., TERIS Program Coordinator

Ms. Eng is the program support administrator for TERIS at the University of Washington.

jennak@uw.edu

 

 

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Thomas M. Burbacher, Ph.D., Department Liaison

Dr. Burbacher is a Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington.

tmb@uw.edu

 

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Janine E. Polifka, Ph.D., TERIS Director Emeritus

Dr. Polifka is a retired faculty member from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington.

polifka@uw.edu