Eliseo Guallar, MD
- Division: Environmental Epidemiology
Center & Institute Affiliations
2024 E. Monument Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
DrPH, Harvard University, 1994
MPH, University of Minnesota, 1989
MD, University of Zaragoza, 1987
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.
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.
- cardiovascular disease epidemiology
- epidemiologic methods
- polyunsaturated fatty acids
- fish oils
- heavy metals