Ahlam Abuawad

Ahlam Abuawad is a Ph.D. student in Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s┬áDepartment of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS). She holds an M.P.H. in EHS (2017), B.S. in Biology (2015), and B.A. in Chemistry (2015) from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Abuawad is currently an Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) fellow and an author for the American Journal of Public Health Global News section. Her research mentors are Drs. Ana Navas-Acien and Mary Gamble, and her research focuses on assessing potential factors involved in arsenic methylation in Bangladeshi populations.

Selected Presentations

  • Abuawad A, Spratlen M, Navas-Acien A, Gamble M. (2018). Body Mass Index is Associated with Arsenic Metabolites (in Urine and Blood) in the Bangladesh FACT Study. Poster presentation at the NIEHS Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting, California.
  • Abuawad A, Spratlen M, Navas-Acien A, Gamble M. (2018). The Association of Urine and Blood Arsenic Metabolites with Body Mass Index in the Bangladesh FACT Study. Poster presentation at the International Society of Environmental Epidemiologists Annual Meeting, Ottawa.

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