Sarah Rock, MPH

PhD Student Epidemiology

Center Administrator

Division of Environmental Health

Population and Public Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine, USC

Sarah completed her MPH at NYU School of Global Health with a focus on Environmental Epidemiology.  She is interested in the influence of PFAS exposure on metabolic health outcomes and infertility.

Recent Publications:

Costello E*, Rock S*, Stratakis N, Eckel SP, Walker DI, Valvi D, Cserbik D, Jenkins T, Xanthakos SA, Kohli R, Sisley S, Vasiliou V, La Merrill MA, Rosen H, Conti DV, McConnell R, Chatzi L. Exposure to per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Markers of Liver Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Environ Health Perspect. 2022 Apr;130(4):46001. doi: 10.1289/EHP10092. Epub 2022 Apr 27. PMID: 35475652; PMCID: PMC9044977.

Stratakis N*, Rock S*, La Merrill MA, Saez M, Robinson O, Fecht D, Vrijheid M, Valvi D, Conti DV, McConnell R, Chatzi VL. Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and childhood obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of human studies. Obes Rev. 2022 Jan;23 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e13383. doi: 10.1111/obr.13383. Epub 2021 Nov 12. PMID: 34766696; PMCID: PMC9512275.

Costello E, Goodrich J, Patterson WB, Rock S, Li Y, Baumert B, Gilliland F, Goran MI, Chen Z, Alderete TL, Conti DV, Chatzi L. Diet Quality Is Associated with Glucose Regulation in a Cohort of Young Adults. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 10;14(18):3734. doi: 10.3390/nu14183734. PMID: 36145110; PMCID: PMC9501084.

Rock S, Galor A, Kumar N. Indoor Airborne Microbial Concentration and Dry Eye. Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 Mar;223:193-204. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2020.10.003. Epub 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 33065065; PMCID: PMC9580028.