Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics with a joint appointment in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology.  Dr. Chambers earned her PhD in Epidemiology from the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health and MPH in Epidemiology from San Diego State University. Dr. Chambers is Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Pediatrics at UCSD and Rady Children's Hospital.

Tracks: Epidemiology

Dr. Christina Chambers is a perinatal epidemiologist, whose research is focused on environmental exposures and pregnancy and child health outcomes, including birth defects. She co-directs the Center for the Promotion of Maternal Health and Infant Development in the Department of Pediatrics at UCSD and is the Program Director of MotherToBabyCalifornia - a telephone-based service providing individualized risk assessments for pregnant women and their providers in the State of California. She is a founding principal investigator for the Vaccines and Medications in Pregnancy Surveillance System (VAMPSS) which is the first national system to evaluate medication and vaccine safety in human pregnancy, currently funded by the US DHHS, CDC, FDA and the National Vaccine Program Office. She headed the National Children's Study San Diego site, and has conducted extensive research on improved diagnosis, prevention and treatment for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.