Eliseo Guallar

Eliseo Guallar


Departmental Affiliation(s):

Epidemiology (Primary)

Contact Information

2024 E. Monument St., Room 2-639
Baltimore , Maryland   21205



DrPH, Harvard University
MD, University of Zaragoza, 1987
MPH, Harvard University


Dr. Guallar’s work focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, with a special emphasis on environmental exposures such as heavy metals. He is particularly interested in the role of mercury, arsenic, lead, and cadmium in the development of cardiovascular disease. His methodological interests include the determination of threshold effects in epidemiological studies and the application of statistical methods in epidemiological problems. Dr. Guallar is an Associate Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Epidemiology, Nutrition Journal, and Environmental Health Perspectives. Research Interests: Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology, Epidemiological Methods

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Scholar at the Department of Epidemiology of the Harvard School of Public Health (Harvard University), 1989–1991. Faculty Innovation Award, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2001-2002. Scientist Development Award, American Heart Association, 2002-2005. Fellow of the American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, 2013.

Research Interests

cardiovascular disease epidemiology; epidemiologic methods; polyunsaturated fatty acids; fish oils; heavy metals