Yale Public Health Professor Elected President of Society for Epidemiologic Research

Michael B. Bracken

Michael B. Bracken, Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Science and Neurology and Co-Director of the Yale Center for Perinatal Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, has been elected the next President of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, the largest epidemiological society in the world.

Bracken is a former President of the American College of Epidemiology and previously served as Head of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine. Internationally known for his research on the diseases of pregnancy and newborns, and neurological injury, he has published over 275 papers and two books in the scientific literature. Earlier this year Professor Bracken was elected a Fellow of Green College, Oxford University.

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