Foundation Board Member
Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in Environmental Challenges
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Dr. Aisha S. Dickerson is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and a Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health in Environmental Challenges at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is an environmental neuro-epidemiologist with primary research interests in environmental risk factors for neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and dementia. Dr. Dickerson currently serves as Principal Investigator on an NIH-supported research grant on parental occupational exposures and risk of autism in offspring in Denmark. Additionally, she investigates the influence of disparities in autism assessment and service provision along with environmental justice issues in underserved communities. Dr. Dickerson holds a B.S. in Biology and M.S.P.H. in Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She received a year of postdoctoral training at the US Environmental Protection Agency before completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.