Name: Elizabeth Brownell
School Attended While Participating in the Student Fellows Program: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology
Contact E-mail: Elizabeth_Brownell@URMC.Rochester.edu
Areas/Topics of Interest in MCH: Reproductive epidemiology, breastfeeding and pharmacoepidemiology as related to MCH, fertility and infertility treatment outcomes
Current Research/Area of Study:
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Epidemiology.
Dissertation entitled: ‘The Effect of Immediate Postpartum Administration of Depo Provera on Breastfeeding Cessation’
2008: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
· Selected from an international pool of applicants to attend the 4th annual Summer Institute in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
2007 - : Society for Epidemiologic Research
· University of Rochester Student Champion
· Membership/Nomination Committee co-chair (2009-2010)
1997 - : Lamda Alpha (Anthropology Honor Society)
Current Work: I am a member Dr. Ann Dozier’s NICHD R-01 Community Partnership for Breastfeeding Promotion and Support’s research team and serve as a graduate research analyst on her project. We’ve conducted several secondary analyses related to breastfeeding cessation.
Future Work: Recruiting ~ 250 women to complete my dissertation survey!!