(Left) Ann Vuong, M.P.H. and (Right) Mayura Shinde, M.P.H.

Two epidemiology doctoral students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC)School of Rural Public Health recently presented poster presentations at international conferences in Minneapolis, Minn.

Mayura Shinde, M.P.H., and Ann Vuong, M.P.H., presented “Prenatal Exposure to Nitrosatable Drugs, Vitamin C, and Risk of Selected Birth Defects” first at the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SER) meeting on June 27 and then at the Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting on June 28.

Co-authors on the poster include Jean Brender, Ph.D., Chuck Huber, Ph.D., Joe Sharkey, Ph.D., and Qi Zheng, Ph.D. (TAMHSC-School of Rural Public Health); Martha Werler, Sc.D., and Kathy Kelley (Boston University); Lucina Suarez, Ph.D., Peter Langlois, Ph.D., and Mark Canfield, Ph.D. (Texas Department of State Health Services); Paul Romitti, Ph.D. (University of Iowa); and Addia Malik, M.D. (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences).

— Rae Lynn Mitchell

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