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Casey M. Rebholz, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

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2024 E. Monument Street
Room 2-611
Baltimore, Maryland 21287


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MS, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2013
PhD, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2012
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2007


Dr. Rebholz is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Core Faculty at the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research. The main focus of Dr. Rebholz's research is: 1) biomarkers in relation to cardiovascular disease and kidney disease; and 2) dietary intake as a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.

Honors and Awards

2016 W. H. Linda Kao Collaboration Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology

2015 Young Investigator Award, Finalist, Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health, American Heart Association

2015 Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science, Second Place, American Society for Nutrition

2015 George W. Comstock Award, George W. Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2014 Stanley L. Blumenthal Award, 2nd Place for Clinical Sciences Poster Competition, Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute's 5th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

2014 Epidemiology and Prevention Early Career Travel Grant, American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention

2013 Advances in Research Conference Travel Grant, American Society of Nephrology

2012 Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

2012 Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Award for New Investigators, Finalist, American Heart Association

  • Biomarkers
  • Kidney disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Nutritional epidemiology

Selected Publications (>40 total)

  • Rebholz CM, Grams ME, Lutsey PL, Hoofnagle AN, Misialek JR, Inker LA, Levey AS, Selvin E, Hsu CY, Kimmel PL, Vasan RS, Eckfeldt JH, Coresh J; Chronic Kidney Disease Biomarkers Consortium. Biomarkers of Vitamin D Status and Risk of ESRD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016;67(2):235-242. PMID: 26475393
  • Rebholz CM, Grams ME, Coresh J, Selvin E, Inker LA, Levey AS, Kimmel PL, Vasan RS, Eckfeldt JH, Feldman HI, Hsu CY, Lutsey PL; Chronic Kidney Disease Biomarkers Consortium. Serum fibroblast growth factor-23 is associated with incident kidney disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;26(1):192-200. PMID: 25060052
  • Rebholz CM, Grams ME, Matsushita K, Inker LA, Foster MC, Levey AS, Selvin E, Coresh J. Change in Multiple Filtration Markers and Subsequent Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;10(6):941-8. PMID: 25825481
  • Rebholz CM, Coresh J, Ballew SH, McMahon B, Whelton SP, Selvin E, Grams ME. Kidney Failure and ESRD in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study: Comparing Ascertainment of Treated and Untreated Kidney Failure in a Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015;66(2):231-9. PMID: 25773483
  • Rebholz CM, Friedman EE, Powers LJ, Arroyave WD, He J, Kelly TN. Dietary protein intake and blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176 Suppl 7:S27-43. PMID: 23035142