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Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program

Partial listing of studies and data sets used by Faculty Advisors, available to students -

Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC)

ARIC Ancillary Study of Susceptibility Genes for Diabetes, Obesity, and Hyperinsulinemia

African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK)

Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)

Choices for Health Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE)

CHOICE Cohort Specimen Bank



Chronic Renal Insufficient Cohort (CRIC)

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) 

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)


Population Based Case-Control Study of End-Stage Renal Disease

Project Sugar

The Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS) 

Trials of Hypertension Prevention

Women's Health & Aging Study (WHAS I and WHAS II)

Project WIN

Public-Use Datasets

Training grant support should be acknowledged whenever appropriate (papers, presentations, CV). The recommended text for papers is: Dr. Smith was supported by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant 5T32HL007024, or this study was supported by grant 5T32HL007024