Dr. Tracy Becerra-Culqui

Tracy A. Becerra-Culqui, PhD, MPH, OTR/L

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Division of Epidemiologic Research

626-564-7532

Tracy.A.Becerra@kp.org

Biography

Dr. Tracy Becerra-Culqui has clinical and research expertise in pediatrics. Earlier in her career, Dr. Becerra-Culqui practiced as an occupational therapist working with children with developmental delays and managing early childhood health outcomes in underserved communities.

Dr. Becerra-Culqui has conducted epidemiologic research on the effects of environmental factors on pregnancy and autism. Since joining the Department of Research & Evaluation, her experience also includes health services research in cancer, autism, and transgender care. Her focus as a post-doctoral research fellow is on vaccine research, specifically assessing the safety of vaccines administered during pregnancy and early childhood.

Areas of Focus

  • Early childhood health
  • Child mental health
  • Exposures during pregnancy
  • Vaccine safety in pregnant women and children

Education

PhD, Epidemiology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
MPH, Epidemiology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
BS, Occupational Therapy
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California