pregnancy

California wildfire research on moms and moms-to-be

Bio-Specimen Assessment of Fire Effects (B-SAFE) Study aims to reveal how wildfires affect the health of pregnant women and their babies

 

 B-SAFE Study 

This study is currently recruiting participants who have been affected by the 2020 wildfires in Northern California. Pregnant women who are 18 years or older and live in an area impacted by wildfires and wildfire smoke are eligible. If you would like to join the B-SAFE Study, you can get more information here:

Rebecca Schmidt

Education

• BS in Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (1998)

• MS in Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA (2000)

• PhD in Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA; Dissertation Title: “Maternal Caffeine Intake, Selected Metabolic Gene Variants, and Neural Tube Defects” (2007)

• Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Autism Research Training Program at the MIND Institute, Sacramento, CA (2008 – 2010)