Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Research)

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Dr. Li is an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. She received her master’s degree in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed postdoctoral training in environmental health at the Brown University School of Public Health.

Dr. Li’s primary research interests include environmental chemical exposures, early-life influences, nutrition, obesity, neurodevelopment, and cancer. She has worked in the field of epidemiology for over 9 years, and published 22 peer-review articles in scientific journals. Her recent research activities include examining the impact of early-life obesity, gestational and childhood endocrine disrupting chemical exposures on children’s cognitive abilities and neurobehavior. Dr. Li’s previous research focused on examining the impact of dietary intake on cancer risk and survival, cancer surveillance, and cancer prevention. 

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