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Topic: Heart disease

Hal Morgenstern Hal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.
  • Recent projects examine medical versus chiropractic care in the treatment of low-back pain, use of cervical manipulation versus mobilization in the treatment of neck pain, and effects of marijuana use on the risks of lung and upper-aerodigestive-tract cancers.
  • Other recent studies focus on cancer incidence in the community surrounding the Rocketdyne Laboratory, the effects of occupational exposures to low-level ionizing radiation and chemicals on cancer mortality in nuclear and aerospace workers, and health-imp
  • Has also worked recently on forecasting health trends in California, the use of complementary and alternative medicine by adults in California, the effects of pool-fencing ordinances on childhood drowning in Los Angeles County, the occurrence of tardive dyskinesia among psychiatric patients treated with antipsychotics, and methods of ecologic analysis in epidemiology.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Heart disease

Rodney HaywardRodney Hayward, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-4844 E-mail: rhayward@umich.edu

  • Current work focuses on quality measurement and improvement for chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.      MORE

Sharon KardiaSharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail: skardia@umich.edu

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/lss/index.html); director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE

Hal MorgensternHal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.     MORE

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