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Kelly J. Brunst, PhD

Assistant Professor

Environmental and Public Health Sciences | College of Medicine

  • Bachelor's Degree: Thomas More College
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Bosquet Enlow, M.; Devick, K.; Brunst, K.J.; Lipton, L.R.; Coull, B. A.; Wright, R. J. 2017. Maternal Lifetime Trauma Exposure, Prenatal Cortisol, and Infant Negative Affectivity Infancy, ,

Brunst, K. J.; Rosa, M. J.; Jara, C.; Lipton, L. R.; Lee, A.; Coull, B. A.; Wright, R. J. 2017. Impact of Maternal Lifetime Interpersonal Trauma on Children's Asthma: Mediation Through Maternal Active Asthma During Pregnancy Psychosom Med, 79 1 , 91-100

Brunst, K.J.; Sanchez Guerra, M.; Gennings, C.; Hacker, M. R.; Jara, C.; Bosquet Enlow, M.; Wright, R.O.; Baccarelli, A.; Wright, R. J. 2017. Maternal lifetime stress and prenatal psychological functioning are associated with decreased placental mitochondrial DNA copy number in the PRISM study Am J Epidemiol, ,

De Carli, M. M.; Baccarelli, A. A.; Trevisi, L.; Pantic, I.; Brennan, K. J.; Hacker, M. R.; Loudon, H.; Brunst, K. J.; Wright, R. O.; Wright, R. J.; Just, A. C. 2017. Epigenome-wide cross-tissue predictive modeling and comparison of cord blood and placental methylation in a birth cohort Epigenomics, 9 3 , 231-240

Lipton, L.; Brunst, K.J.; Kannan, S.; Ni, Y. M.; Ganguri, H. B.; Wright, R. J.; Bosquet Enlow, M. 2017. Associations among prenatal stress, maternal antioxidant intakes in pregnancy, and child temperament at age 30 months J Dev Orig Health Dis, ,

Brunst, K. J.; Kannan, S.; Ni, Y. M.; Gennings, C.; Ganguri, H. B.; Wright, R. J. 2016. Validation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire for Estimating Micronutrient Intakes in an Urban US Sample of Multi-Ethnic Pregnant Women Matern Child Health J, 20 2 , 250-60

Brunst, K.J.;Wright, R. J. 2016. Social Disparities in Lung Growth and Respiratory Health Health Disparities in Respiratory Medicine, New York, NY , Springer Science+Business Media

Brunst, K. J.; Baccarelli, A. A.; Wright, R. J. 2015. Integrating mitochondriomics in children's environmental health J Appl Toxicol, 35 9 , 976-91

Brunst, K. J.; Ryan, P. H.; Brokamp, C.; Bernstein, D.; Reponen, T.; Lockey, J.; Khurana Hershey, G. K.; Levin, L.; Grinshpun, S. A.; LeMasters, G. 2015. Timing and Duration of Traffic-related Air Pollution Exposure and the Risk for Childhood Wheeze and Asthma Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 192 4 , 421-7

LeMasters, G.; Levin, L.; Bernstein, D. I.; Lockey, S. D. th; Lockey, J. E.; Burkle, J.; Khurana Hershey, G. K.; Brunst, K.; Ryan, P. H. 2015. Secondhand smoke and traffic exhaust confer opposing risks for asthma in normal and overweight children Obesity (Silver Spring), 23 1 , 32-6

Brunst, K. J.; Wright, R. O.; DiGioia, K.; Enlow, M. B.; Fernandez, H.; Wright, R. J.; Kannan, S. 2014. Racial/ethnic and sociodemographic factors associated with micronutrient intakes and inadequacies among pregnant women in an urban US population Public Health Nutr, 17 9 , 1960-70

Brunst, K. J.; Enlow, M. B.; Kannan, S.; Carroll, K. N.; Coull, B. A.; Wright, R. J. 2014. Effects of Prenatal Social Stress and Maternal Dietary Fatty Acid Ratio on Infant Temperament: Does Race Matter? Epidemiology (Sunnyvale), 4 4 , 976-91

Brunst, K. J.; Leung, Y. K.; Ryan, P. H.; Khurana Hershey, G. K.; Levin, L.; Ji, H.; Lemasters, G. K.; Ho, S. M. 2013. Forkhead box protein 3 (FOXP3) hypermethylation is associated with diesel exhaust exposure and risk for childhood asthma J Allergy Clin Immunol, 131 2 , 592-4 e1-3

Wright, R. J.; Brunst, K. J. 2013. Programming of respiratory health in childhood: influence of outdoor air pollution Curr Opin Pediatr, 25 2 , 232-9

Wright, R. J.; Brunst, K.J. 2013. Social Determinants in Children's Environmental Health: The Stress-Health Paradigm Textbook of Children’s Environmental Health, London , Oxford University Press

Brunst, K. J.; Ryan, P. H.; Lockey, J. E.; Bernstein, D. I.; McKay, R. T.; Khurana Hershey, G. K.; Villareal, M.; Biagini Myers, J. M.; Levin, L.; Burkle, J.; Evans, S.; Lemasters, G. K. 2012. Unraveling the relationship between aeroallergen sensitization, gender, second-hand smoke exposure, and impaired lung function Pediatr Allergy Immunol, 23 5 , 479-87

Haynes, E. N.; Heckel, P.; Ryan, P.; Roda, S.; Leung, Y. K.; Sebastian, K.; Succop, P. 2010. Environmental manganese exposure in residents living near a ferromanganese refinery in Southeast Ohio: a pilot study Neurotoxicology, 31 5 , 468-74