Michael Welton

Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Postdoctoral Researcher & Teaching Associate

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Dr. Welton is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the UGA College of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics focusing on environmental influences on Maternal and Child Health. Dr. Welton has been conducting field research in Puerto Rico for several years working closely with community clinics and local hospitals. Dr. Welton is a co-Investigator on the Zika in Infants and Pregnancy (ZIP) Studies and Environmental Child Health Exposure (ECHO) studies. He has recently been awarded as co-Investigator an NIH R21 grant that aims to study the effects of stress and traumatic experiences of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on pregnancy outcomes in Puerto Rico.

Education
  • PhD, University of Georgia, 2016, Epidemiology
  • MA, San Diego State University, 2008, Latin American Studies
  • MPH, San Diego State University, 2008, Epidemiology