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Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program


Faculty Advisors, Title, Primary Appointment (Joint Appointment) — Cardiovascular Disease Interests


Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH, Program Co-Director, Professor, Epidemiology (Medicine/General Internal Medicine) — Cardiovascular disease and diabetes, epidemiologic methods, biomarkers of diabetes and hyperglycemia

Josef Coresh, (PI) MD, PhD, Program Director, Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics (Medicine/General Internal Medicine) — Cardiovascular and kidney disease, epidemiologic methods, genetic epidemiology

Shoshana H. Ballew, PhD, Assistant Program Director, Assistant Scientist, Epidemiology — Aging, caregiving, epidemiology, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease

G Caleb Alexander, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Epidemiology (Medicine)  Pharmacoepidemiology, drug utilization, policy evaluation

Lawrence J.  Appel, MD, MPH, Professor, Medicine/General Internal Medicine (Epidemiology & International Health/Human Nutrition) — Blood pressure-related cardiovascular and kidney diseases, nutrition

Terri H.  Beaty, MA, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics — Use of statistical genetics to identify genetic factors contributing to risk of chronic diseases

Jeanne Clark, MD, MPH, Professor, Medicine/General Internal Medicine (Epidemiology) — Obesity, diabetes and related conditions, including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Sherita Hill Golden, MD, MHS, Professor, Medicine/Endocrinology (Epidemiology) — Diabetes mellitus, lipid disorders, cardiovascular disorders.  Mental health, health disparities and cardiovascular disease

Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Medicine/Neurology (Epidemiology) — Improving functional outcome scales after stroke epidemiology and clinical research. Vascular basis of dementia.  Neurological aspects of CVD and development of stroke after cardiac surgery

Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH, Professor, Epidemiology (Medicine/General Internal Medicine) — Cardiovascular epidemiology, with a special emphasis on Environmental exposures such as heavy metals. Epidemiologic methods especially meta-analysis

Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Epidemiology — Cardiovascular disease epidemiology, especially heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, chronic kidney disease. Meta-analysis and risk prediction methods

Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences & Epidemiology — Health consequences of widespread environmental exposures, chronic health effects of arsenic, selenium, lead, cadmium and other trace metals

Wendy Post, MD, Professor, Medicine/Cardiology (Epidemiology) — Risk prediction, cardiovascular disease in HIV, subclinical atherosclerosis imaging, genetic epidemiology

Naresh Punjabi, MD, PhD, Professor, Medicine/Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine — Epidemiology of sleep apnea, effects of sleep apnea on cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes

Jodi Segal, MD, MPH, Professor, Medicine/General Internal Medicine (Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology) — Pharmacoepidemiology. Observational studies for CER, methods, systematic review and meta-analysis, diabetes, venous thrombosis

A. Richey Sharrett, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology — Microvascular contributions to ischemia, vascular risk factors, dementia in the elderly. Cardiovascular epidemiology

Moyses Szklo, MD, MPH, DrPH, Professor, Epidemiology — Investigation of atherosclerosis in communities epidemiology and methods. Global non-communicable disease burden. Latin American Health. Adolescent Health. Social determinants of chronic disease (CVD and cancer)