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Mentoring Committee


Hailey Banack

Mentoring Committee Co-Chair

Hailey Banack is an assistant professor in epidemiology at the University at Buffalo. Her research is focused broadly on obesity, aging, and epidemiologic methods. She works with the Women’s Health Initiative, a large study of postmenopausal women, to examine age-related changes in body composition.


Hailey Banack, PhD
University at Buffalo
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
233 Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Find me on twitter! @haileybanack


Martha Werler

Mentoring Committee Co-Chair

Martha Werler is a Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health. She is a perinatal epidemiologist, whose focus is primarily birth defects. She has conducted numerous case-control studies on risk factors for specific structural defects, including maternal use of medication, diet, infections. She also has a longitudinal study of children born with craniofacial anomalies to assess neurodevelopmental outcomes.


Martha M. Werler, DSc
Professor and Chair, Epidemiology
Boston University
School of Public Health
715 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

Mentoring Committee Members

Hailey Banack

Angela Bengtson

Patrick Bradshaw

Magdalena Cerda

Laura Corlin

Ruth Gellor

Sonia Grandi

Summer Hawkins

Chanelle Howe

Katherine Keyes

Beate Ritz

Sandra Tilmon

Britton Trabert

Martha Werler

Mahsa Yazdy