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Kim ​Harley, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
  • Faculty Director, of Wallace Center for Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
  • Associate Director for Health Effects, Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH)


Dr. Harley is a reproductive epidemiologist whose work focuses on community-based participatory research approaches to identifying and addressing environmental challenges to maternal, child and adolescent health. She works to engage youth in public health research and action to address environmental health issues in their communities.

Research Interests

  • Women’s chemical exposures via cosmetics, cleaning products, pesticides, and other household or occupational routes.
  • Endocrine disrupting influences on fertility, timing of puberty, reproductive cancer risk and children’s health
  • Health of Mexican immigrant farmworker mothers and children
  • Youth participatory action research, community-based participatory research
  • Use of sensors and app data in maternal and child health research


Courses Taught

    • PH 210D
    • Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
    • PH 210E
    • Practicum in Maternal & Child Health Data Analysis I
    • PH 210F
    • Practicum in Maternal & Child Health Data Analysis II

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