Faculty & Staff

Audrey Saftlas, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Department of Epidemiology

Office:  S427 CPHB
Phone:  (319) 384-1554
Email:  audrey-saftlas@uiowa.edu

Biosketch (pdf)


Courses Taught

  • Writing a Research Protocol
  • Grant Writing for Clinical Scholars
  • Epidemiology of Maternal & Infant Health
  • Public Health Data

Current Research Interests

  • Immunologenetic factors and risk of preeclampsia
  • Effect of intimate partner violence and prenatal stress on risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational-age births
  • Intimate partner violence and interventions
  • Impact of treatment for cervical dysplasia on cervical length, cervical cytokines, and preterm delivery risk
  • Mammographic density as a biomarker of breast cancer risk