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Topic: Heart disease

Sharon Kardia Sharon Kardia, Ph.D.

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

  • 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.
  • Main research interests are in the genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors.
  • Particularly interested in gene-environment and gene-gene interactions and in developing novel analytical strategies to understand the complex relationship between genetic variation, environmental variation, and risk of common chronic diseases.
  • Advocates on the need for society to address the social and ethical implications of the revolution in the life sciences.

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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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