Emma Karey, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Dr. Karey earned her PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of California at Davis in 2018. Upon graduating, she joined the lab of inhalation toxicologist Dr. Terry Gordon, as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her research has centered on characterizing the toxicity of popular alternative-tobacco products, including electronic-cigarettes and hookah waterpipes, in cohorts of users. Of particular interest are unique e-cigarette constituents and behaviors that may lead to novel (and vaping-specific) health risks. During her tenure at NYU, Dr. Karey has also authored several vaping papers aimed at both clinical and tobacco-research audiences. These include an invited commentary that discusses the ongoing difficulty comparing the relative risks of different tobacco products and a comprehensive review of e-cigarette toxicity.