Kelly Marie Bakulski
Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health.
Ph.D., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan
Dr. Bakulski is an environmental and genetic epidemiologist with expertise in epigenetic epidemiology. She has worked on mental health issues such as autism spectrum disorder, substance abuse, and Alzheimer's disease, and has experience with heavy metals exposure assessment, particularly biomarkers of cumulative lead exposure. Dr. Bakulski's current research integrates and applies multiple genome-wide measures to understand disease risk. In addition, she studies the interactions between multiple pollutant exposures and genetics in aging populations on the risk of cognitive decline.
Select Aging Publications
Wang, Weiye, Kelly Marie Bakulski, Howard Hu, Sayoko Moroi, Bhramar Mukherjee, Marc G. Weisskopf, Debra Schaumberg, David Sparrow, et al. 2018. "Bone Lead Levels and Risk of Incident Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: The VA Normative Aging Study." Environmental Health Perspectives, 126(8): 087002.