Epidemiology

Single- and multi-center observational epidemiology studies of the development, progression, and treatment of cardiovascular, lung, blood, and sleep diseases and disorders. Studies identify environmental, lifestyle, physiological, and genetic risk factors for disease and risk factor development.

Program Officers

Yuling Hong, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Branch Chief; CHS Study; Framingham Heart Study
Jared Reis, Ph.D.
Deputy Branch Chief; CARDIA Study; Cardiovascular Epidemiology
301-435-1291
Sean Coady, M.A.
Deputy Branch Chief; BioLINCC; RURAL Heart and Lung Study; MDAC Study; Training
301-435-1289
Sean Altekruse, D.V.M., Ph.D., M.P.H.
MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study; HIV Comorbidities; MDAC Study
301-435-1290
Cashell Jaquish, Ph.D.
MESA Study; Jackson Heart Study; Genetic Epidemiology; Lifespan CV Health
301-435-0707
Shari Ludlam, M.P.H.
Women’s Health Initiative; Women’s Health; Training
301-435-6667