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Julia Varshavsky

Directory Info

Website: www.linkedin.com/in/juliavarshavsky

Education

UC Berkeley, Molecular Environmental Biology, BS, 2004

UC Berkeley, Environmental Health Sciences, MPH, 2012

Advisor

Rachel Morello-Frosch

Research

Not available

Selected Publications

Morello-Frosch R., Varshavsky J., Liboiron M., Brown P., Brody J.G. Communicating Results in Post-Belmont Era Biomonitoring Studies: Lessons from Genetics and Neuroimaging Research. Environmental Research. In Press.

Quach T., Varshavsky J., Von Behren J., Garcia E., Tong M., Nguyen T., Tran A., Gunier R., Reynolds P. Reducing Chemical Exposures in Nail Salons through Owner and Worker Trainings: An Exploratory Intervention Study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2012; 9999: 1-12.

Varshavsky J., Harwani S., Snider M., Petropoulou S.S.E., Park J., Petreas M., Reynolds P., Quach T. Urinary Phthalate Metabolites as Biomarkers to Assess a Nail Salon Workplace Exposure Intervention Program. Poster presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) of North America. Nashville, TN, November 2013.

Varshavsky J., Quach T., Von Behren J., Tong M., Nguyen T., Tran A., Gunier R., Reynolds P. Volatile Organic Solvents in California Nail Salons: Personal Air Exposure Findings. Poster presentation at the 140th Annual Meeting & Expo of the American Public Health Association. San Francisco, CA, October 2012.

Quach T., Varshavsky J., Von Behren J., Tong M., Nguyen T., Tran A., Reynolds P. A Feasibility Intervention Study to Reduce Chemical Exposures in Nail Salons. Roundtable discussion at the 140th Annual Meeting & Expo of the American Public Health Association. San Francisco, CA, October 2012.

Why I chose the Berkeley EHS program

My research addresses exposure and potential health risks of phthalates in racially/ethnically diverse female populations who are either pregnant or of reproductive age.

Personal Interests

I like to cook, read, run, garden, and be outside.