Andrea Deierlein, a holder of a Ph.D. degree, is an epidemiologist who received her Ph.D. degree in nutrition epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2010. Her dissertation was titled “The effects of maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain on offspring anthropometric outcomes.” Dr. Deierlein obtained an M.P.H. degree in epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in 2006 and an M.S. degree in human nutrition from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 2004. She received her undergraduate degree from the Cornell University in 2001 with a major in animal science. In her fellowship, Dr. Deierlein is interested in examining the effects of prenatal and early life exposures to nutrition and environmental toxins on the development of obesity and related conditions.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011