Hind A. Beydoun

Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA


Hind A. Beydoun is an Assistant Professor of epidemiology in the Graduate Program in Public Health at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She has had several years of work experience in the field of epidemiology and has previously conducted independent and collaborative research in various clinical settings. Beydoun's main area of research interest is in reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology. Before joining the Ph.D. program at the University of Iowa, she was actively involved in the design, implementation, and dissemination of research projects by the National Collaborative Perinatal and Neonatal Network in Beirut, Lebanon. As a doctoral student, she was involved in the management and analysis of data from two case-control studies, namely, the Iowa Health in Pregnancy Study and the Study of Pregnancy Hypertension in Iowa. For her dissertation work, she carried out a cross-sectional study of intimate partner violence in women seeking elective abortion services at a family planning clinic in Iowa. As a faculty member, she was the principal investigator on several research projects that required the collection of survey and medical records' data on outcomes of assisted reproductive technologies. She has experience with the analysis of national survey data, including the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring Surveys, and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. In addition, she has collaborated with the National Institute on Aging for the analysis of two cohort studies, namely, the Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging and the Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity Across the Lifespan Study. So far, she has authored ̃ 60 peer-reviewed publications.

Biography Updated on 4 December 2012

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