Heather Burris MD, MPH
|Hospital Title||Physician in Medicine|
|Academic Title||Instructor of Pediatrics|
|Location||BIDMC Neonatology, 330 Brookline Ave RO 318, Boston, MA 02215|
The focus of my research is on the mechanisms underlying social and environmental risk factors for poor fetal growth and preterm delivery. Specifically I am interested in whether epigenetic and nutritional factors contribute to racial/social disparities in birth outcomes.
About Heather Burris
I spent 14 years in Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania – BA in anthropology, Temple University – MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia- pediatric residency) and then moved to Boston (Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship and Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program).
- Burris HH, Mitchell AA, Werler MM. Periconceptional Multivitamin Use and Infant Birth Weight Disparities. Annals of Epidemiology. 2010;20(3):233-240.
- Burris HH, Werler MM. U.S. Provider Reported Folic Acid or Multivitamin Ordering for Non-Pregnant Women of Childbearing Age; NAMCS and NHAMCS, 2005-2006. Maternal Child Health Journal. 2011. (Epub ahead of print March 5, 2010).
- Burris HH, Rifas-Shiman SL, Baccarelli A, Tarantini L, Boeke CE, Kleinman K, Litonjua AA, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW. Associations of long interspersed nuclear element-1 DNA methylation with preterm birth in a prospective cohort study. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2012. DOI:10.1017S2040174412000104.