Bonnie Joubert


Bonnie Joubert, Ph.D., is a Scientific Program Director in the Population Health Branch at the NIEHS and co-directs the extramural epidemiology program. Her research portfolio includes molecular and genetic epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, respiratory epidemiology, nutrition, air pollution, indoor air, and global environmental health.

Bonnie received her M.P.H. in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a versatile background including public health service in low-income countries, employment as a statistical analyst at Duke University Center for Human Genetics, and is proficient in multiple computing languages for large-scale multidimensional data analysis. She worked as a post-doctoral environmental health scientist at the EPA before joining the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research as a research fellow in 2010. Her research evaluated genetic susceptibility to respiratory and other outcomes as well as the impact of early life exposures on the newborn epigenome. Bonnie was a recipient of the NIEHS Fellow of the Year award in 2012 and the Fellows Award for Research Excellence in 2013 and 2014. Bonnie also served as the Principal Investigator on an NIH Office of Dietary Supplements grant evaluating the impact of micronutrients during pregnancy on the newborn epigenome.