Dr. Keren Agay-Shay

Keren Agay-Shay, an environmental epidemiologist, is a Lecturer at the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine,Bar Ilan Universit



My main research interests include understanding the links between beneficial and harmful effects of environmental exposures and adverse pregnancy outcomes and child health


1. Agay-Shay, K., Friger, M., Linn, S., Peled, A., Amitai, Y., & Peretz, C. (2013). Air pollution and congenital heart defects. Environmental research, 124, 28-34.‏

2. Agay-Shay, K., Martinez, D., Valvi, D., Garcia-Esteban, R., Basagaña, X., Robinson, O., … & Vrijheid, M. (2015). Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals during pregnancy and weight at 7 years of age: a multi-pollutant approach. Environmental health perspectives, 123(10), 1030.‏

3. Agay-Shay, K., Peled, A., Crespo, A. V., Peretz, C., Amitai, Y., Linn, S., … & Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J. (2014). Green spaces and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Occup Environ Med, 71(8), 562-569.‏

4. Agay‐Shay, K., Friger, M., Linn, S., Peled, A., Amitai, Y., & Peretz, C. (2012). Periodicity and time trends in the prevalence of total births and conceptions with congenital malformations among Jews and Muslims in Israel, 1999‐2006: A time series study of 823,966 births. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 94(6), 438-448.‏

5. Agay-Shay, K., Amitai, Y., Peretz, C., Linn, S., Friger, M., & Peled, A. (2013). Exploratory spatial data analysis of congenital malformations (CM) in Israel, 2000–2006. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2(1), 237-255.‏