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Tackling the difficult questions: Ashley Malin, PhD.

Source: Environmental Health News | September 4th, 2020
Location: International

“But in the years following my healing, I kept my promise”

In this video, Dr. Ashley Malin recounts her path to becoming a public health scientist and psychologist, facing a life-altering disease along the way.

Watch to learn how Dr. Malin’s determination led to publishing research in an under-studied field, linking low-level sodium fluoride exposure and neurodevelopment.

Ashley Malin, PhD., Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Malin is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is committed to asking critical public health questions in order to help improve people’s health and well-being. Trained as both an environmental health scientist and a psychologist, she approaches these questions with a unique lens. Dr. Malin’s current research focuses on examining potential neuro-endocrine effects of fluoride exposure as well as the role of early-life nutrition in nervous system development. She obtained her PhD in clinical psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Read Dr. Malin’s study mentioned in the video here.

*Original article/video online at https://www.ehn.org/tackling-the-difficult-questions-ashley-malin-phd-2646872537.html

Note from Fluoride Action Network: More studies by Malin:

2020 – Urinary fluoride patterns among children in Mexico and Canada.
Author: Green R, Till C, Cantoral A, Lanphear B, Martinez-Mier EA, Ayotte P, Wright RJ, Wright RO, Tellez-Rojo M, Arora M, Malin A.
Journal: 32nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

2019 – Association of water fluoride and urinary fluoride concentrations with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Canadian youth.
Author: Riddell JK, Malin AJ, Flora D, McCague H, Till C.
Journal: Environment International

2020 – Fluoride exposure and kidney and liver function among adolescents in the United States: NHANES, 2013–2016.
Author: Malin AJ, Lesseur C, Busgang SA, Curtin P, Wright RO, Sanders AP.
Journal: Environment International

2018 –  Fluoride exposure and thyroid function among adults living in Canada: Effect modification by iodine status.
Author: Malin AJ, Riddell J, McCague H, Till C.
Journal: Environment International

2015 – Exposure to fluoridated water and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder prevalence among children and adolescents in the United States: an ecological association
Author: Malin AJ, Till C.
Journal: Environmental Health