Dr. Mahalingaiah is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a clinical subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center. She is currently funded on the Reproductive Scientist Training Program, RSDP K12, and was previously a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Scholar to study environmental exposures and risk of gynecologic disease incidence. Her current research focuses on environmental exposure and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) incidence, severity, metabolic sequelae, and risk modification. As of 2018, she was noted for her study in the journal Human Reproduction that found air pollution is tied to irregular menstrual cycles in teens. This study is the first to show that exposure to air pollution among teen girls (ages 14-18) is associated with slightly increased chances of menstrual irregularity and longer time to achieve regularity in the teen years.
- Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
- Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
- Associate, Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Boston University
- Harvard Medical School, MD
- Boston University School of Public Health, MS
- Middlebury College, BA
- Published on 7/10/2022
Gibson EA, Li H, Fruh V, Gabra M, Asokan G, Jukic AMZ, Baird DD, Curry CL, Fischer-Colbrie T, Onnela JP, Williams MA, Hauser R, Coull BA, Mahalingaiah S. Covid-19 vaccination and menstrual cycle length in the Apple Women's Health Study. medRxiv. 2022 Jul 10. PMID: 35860226.
- Published on 6/27/2022
Silva EL, Walker DI, Coates Fuentes Z, Pinto-Pacheco B, Metz CN, Gregersen PK, Mahalingaiah S. Untargeted metabolomics reveals that multiple reproductive toxicants are present at the endometrium. Sci Total Environ. 2022 Oct 15; 843:157005. PMID: 35772554.
- Published on 5/11/2022
Fruh V, Lyons G, Scalise AL, Gallagher NJ, Jukic AM, Baird DD, Chaturvedi U, Suharwardy S, Onnela JP, Williams MA, Hauser R, Coull BA, Mahalingaiah S. Attempts to conceive and the COVID-19 pandemic: data from the Apple Women's Health Study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Sep; 227(3):484.e1-484.e17. PMID: 35568191.
- Published on 5/3/2022
Magalhaes DP, Mahalingaiah S, Perry MJ. Exploring the causes of semen quality changes post-bariatric surgery: a focus on endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Hum Reprod. 2022 May 03; 37(5):902-921. PMID: 35355065.
- Published on 4/22/2022
Fruh V, Preston EV, Quinn MR, Hacker MR, Wylie BJ, O'Brien K, Hauser R, James-Todd T, Mahalingaiah S. Urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations and personal care product use during pregnancy - Results of a pilot study. Sci Total Environ. 2022 Aug 20; 835:155439. PMID: 35469886.
- Published on 2/18/2022
Fruh V, Cheng JJ, Aschengrau A, Mahalingaiah S, Lane KJ. Fine particulate matter and polycystic ovarian morphology. Environ Health. 2022 02 18; 21(1):26. PMID: 35180862.
- Published on 1/25/2022
Hedges JC, Hanna CB, Bash JC, Boniface ER, Burch FC, Mahalingaiah S, Roberts VHJ, Terrobias JJD, Mishler EC, Jensen JV, Easley CA, Lo JO. Chronic exposure to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol impacts testicular volume and male reproductive health in rhesus macaques. Fertil Steril. 2022 Apr; 117(4):698-707. PMID: 35090702.
- Published on 1/17/2022
Xu T, de Figueiredo Veiga A, Hammer KC, Paschalidis IC, Mahalingaiah S. Informative predictors of pregnancy after first IVF cycle using eIVF practice highway electronic health records. Sci Rep. 2022 01 17; 12(1):839. PMID: 35039614.
- Published on 12/1/2021
Campbell LR, Scalise AL, DiBenedictis BT, Mahalingaiah S. Menstrual cycle length and modern living: a review. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2021 12 01; 28(6):566-573. PMID: 34545843.
- Published on 12/1/2021
Adnan T, Coull BA, Jukic AM, Mahalingaiah S. The real-world applications of the symptom tracking functionality available to menstrual health tracking apps. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2021 12 01; 28(6):574-586. PMID: 34560714.
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