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- Fertility and Pregnancy. An Epidemiologic Perspective By Allen J Wilcox - Review
By Melissa Wilson, Am J Epidemiol 2i011(March 15);173(6):712-713 Allen Wilcox has given birth, at long last, to what will inevitably become the standard textbook for nearly all introductory reproductive and perinatal epidemiology classes.
- How the environment affects fertility, pregnancy, and childhood development (5 min)
NIEHS scientist Allen Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., provides helpful tips on how to have a healthy pregnancy and how NIEHS research played a role in those discoveries.
- NIEHS biographical page
Dr. Allen Wilcox received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan, and his PhD in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina. He arrived at NIEHS in 1979, where he helped to establish the epidemiology program and served as its Branch Chief from 1991 to 2001. Since 2001, he has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Epidemiology. He is past president of the American Epidemiological Society (AES), the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER), and the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER).
- NIEHS Reproductive Epidemiology Group
Environmental toxins produce infertility, fetal loss and malformations in laboratory animals. These effects have been less well studied in humans and the Reproductive Epidemiology Group has worked to extend the study of environmental exposures to the area of human reproduction. Allen J. Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., heads the Reproductive Epidemiology Group, and has a secondary appointment in the NIEHS Reproductive & Developmental Biology Laboratory.
- Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal - 2016 Finalist Career Achievement
During his influential, nearly four-decade-long career at the forefront of human reproduction research, Dr. Allen Wilcox has produced groundbreaking studies that have fundamentally changed our understanding of fertility and pregnancy.
- Tar Heel: Joy of discovery drives epidemiologist Allen Wilcox
Marti McGuire, News and Observer, August 1, 2015. Tar Heel of the Week and 2015 Mentor of the Year by the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
- The Role of Creativity in Research: Using Our Whole Brain
Slides and links to audio and video recordings of a seminar presented to the UNC Department of Epidemiology, September 27, 2017, Blue Cross-Blue Shield Auditorium, Michael Hooker Research Center. filename: AllenWilcox-CreativityInResearch-20171008.pptx
- Wilcox named Mentor of the Year by pediatric epidemiology society
NIEHS epidemiologist Allen Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., was named 2015 Mentor of the Year by the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER). Wilcox accepted the award during the organization’s 28th annual meeting June 15-16 in Denver.