Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH
Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
School of Medicine 415-476-3198

I am a leading scientist who has produced seminal research on how harmful chemicals and pollutants impact health, pregnancy, and child development, including the first international study to document the effects of air pollution and preterm birth and the first to document toxic chemicals in pregnant women and newborns. A national expert in chemical and regulatory policy, and was a senior scientist and policy advisor for the U.S. EPA’s Office of Policy prior to joining UCSF.

Education & Training

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training University of California 07/2022


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  • public policy
  • prenatal health
  • endocrine disruptors
  • child health
  • health disparities
  • environmental health
  • environmental pollutants
  • research translation
  • environmental exposures


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Grants and Projects

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Publications (202)

Top publication keywords:
United States Environmental Protection AgencyEnvironmental ExposureHalogenated Diphenyl EthersFlame RetardantsFetal DevelopmentEnvironmental PollutantsPhthalic AcidsEnvironmental MonitoringAir PollutantsFluorocarbonsEndocrine DisruptorsHazardous SubstancesMaternal ExposureAir PollutionEnvironmental Health

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