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Ondine S. von Ehrenstein

Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences


DepartmentsType of Faculty
Community Health SciencesFull Time
EpidemiologyJoint Appointment
Contact Information

41-230A, CHS

Areas of Interest: 

Global health; reproductive, perinatal, child and adolescent health; environmental epidemiology; physical (air pollution, pesticides, toxics) and social environment; developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD); early life adversity; environmental equity; urban health; climate change; nutrition ecology; epidemiologic methods.  

Dr. von Ehrenstein’s interdisciplinary research examines environmental factors considering the interplay with social, behavioral and biological factors in relation to health and disease. She focuses the prenatal period to adolescence, with a life course perspective. Her work aims at improving population health and sustainability, especially in low resource settings and communities in different countries. 

PhD Public Health/Epidemiology
MPH Epidemiology
MSc Biology
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
Doctoral Advisor
Masters Advisor
PhD Committee Member
DrPH Committee Member
MS Thesis Committee Member
MS Report Committee Member

Please check with the faculty member or their office about availability to serve during current academic period.

Selected Courses: 
CHS 200 Global Health Problems
CHS 240 Child and Reproductive Health in Communities – a Global Environmental Perspective