Faculty Profile

Faculty

Aisha S. Dickerson

Aisha-Dickerson

Focus Areas: Environmental Challenges

Assistant Professor

Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health

Email: adicke10@jhu.edu

Faculty

Aisha S. Dickerson

Aisha Dickerson is an assistant professor and Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in Environmental Challenges in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Epidemiology. She is an environmental epidemiologist with primary research interests in environmental risk factors for neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and dementia. Her research focuses on evaluating combined environmental and occupational exposures to metals and subsequent individual and transgenerational outcomes. Additionally, she continues to investigate the influence of disparities in autism assessment and service provision along with environmental injustice in underserved communities.

Dickerson holds a BS in Biology and MSPH in Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After receiving her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, she also completed a year of postdoctoral training at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She comes to the faculty of the Bloomberg School from a postdoctoral fellowship in the Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.