Wendy N. Nembhard, Ph.D.

Wendy N. Nembhard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Info

Office: 2118, MDC 56
Voice Mail: (813) 974-6861
Fax: (813) 974-4719
Email: wnembha@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF



B.A. Wesleyan College, 1994
M.P.H. University of Texas, 1997
Ph.D. University of Texas, 2000




Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
Etiology, prevention and consequences of birth defects
Etiology, prevention and consequences of preterm birth/low birth weight and infant mortality
Fetal exposures and adult onset of chronic disease
Racial/ethnic disparities in perinatal and infant outcomes

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Nembhard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of South Florida she worked as a Research Instructor in the Maternal and Child Division of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Social Epidemiology in the Social Epidemiology Research Division of the Department of Community Health and Preventative Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine from June 2000 to August 2002. Her 2000 doctoral degree in Epidemiology (with minors in Biostatistics and Biological Sciences) and Masters of Public Health degree in International and Family Health (1997) are from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health. Research interest includes birth defects, fetal exposures and adult chronic disease, infant mortality, preterm birth/low birth weight, and racial/ethnic disparities in perinatal outcomes.