Amy D. Kyle PhD, MPH

Associate Adjunct Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Research Scientist
  • PH 271E: Science and Policy for Environment and Health
Research Interests: 
  • Children's environmental health
  • Assessment of cumulative impacts of environmental factors and vulnerabilities in communities  
  • Translation of research findings and expert knowledge for policy and stakeholder audiences
  • The role of biomonitoring in environmental public health surveillance and policy
  • Systematic approaches to assessment and policy for environmental public health, including environmental public health tracking
  • Analytic-deliberative approaches to technical and policy analyses
Selected Publications: 

Peter L. deFur, Gary W. Evans, Elaine A. Cohen Hubal, Amy D. Kyle, Rachel A. Morello-Frosch, David Williams. 2007.  Vulnerability as a function of individual and group resources in cumulative risk assessment.  Environmental Health Perspectives  doi:10.1289/ehp.9332.

Amy D. Kyle, John R. Balmes, Patricia A. Buffler, and Philip R. Lee. 2006. Integrating Research, Surveillance, and Practice in Environmental Public Health Tracking. Environmental Health Perspectives, 114(7): 980-984

Amy D. Kyle, Tracey J. Woodruff, Daniel A. Axelrad. 2006. Integrated assessment of environment and health: America's Children and the Environment. Environmental Health Perspectives. 114(3): 447-452.

Thomas E. McKone, Amy D. Kyle, Oliver Joliet, Stig Irving Olsen, Michael Hauschild.  2006.  Dose-response modeling for life cycle impact assessment.  International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment.  11:137-140. 

Tracey J. Woodruff, Dan Axelrad, Amy D. Kyle, Gregory Miller, Onyemaechi Nweke, Bradford J. Hurley. 2004. Trends in environmentally related childhood illnesses. Pediatrics. 113(4): 1133-1140.

Tracey J. Woodruff, Jennifer D. Parker, Amy D. Kyle, Kenneth C. Schoendorf. 2003. Disparities in exposure to air pollution during pregnancy. Environmental Health Perspectives. 111(7): 942-6.

Tracey J. Woodruff, Dan Axelrad, Amy D. Kyle, Gregory Miller, Onyemaechi Nweke. 2003. America's Children and the Environment: Contaminants, Exposures, and Diseases. US Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Children's Health Protection. Washington, DC.

Catching Your Breath: Strategies to Reduce Environmental Factors that Contribute to Asthma in Children. 2003. Produced for and with the Environmental Council of the States and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

Amy D. Kyle. 2002. Social concerns for environmental exposures to toxic substances. In: Environmental and Ecological Sciences and Resources, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), edited by T. Satoh and S-H Inayat-Hussai. Developed under the auspices of UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK.

Amy D. Kyle, Tracey J. Woodruff, Patricia A. Buffler, and Devra L. Davis. 2002. Use of an index to reflect the aggregate burden of long-term exposure to criteria air pollutants in the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives. 110 (Supplement 1 - Reviews in Environmental Health): 95-102.

Amy D. Kyle, Catherine C. Wright, Jane C. Caldwell, Patricia A. Buffler, Tracey J. Woodruff. 2001. Evaluating the health significance of hazardous air pollutants using monitoring data. Public Health Reports. 116(1): 32-44

Other interests: 
  • National Academy of Sciences. Committee on Emerging Issues and Data on Environmental Contaminants (2004-2006)
  • California Breast Cancer Research Program Council (2004-2007)
  • Board of Councilors, Environment Section. American Public Health Association (2005-2006)
  • California Environmental Education Partnership, sponsored by the California Environmental Protection Agency (ongoing)
Profile Updated: April 6, 2016