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Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology & Population Health
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
HypertensionDietary saltCardiovascular disease
A specialist in hypertension, Dr. Alderman is widely recognized for having questioned public health initiatives to lower the recommended level of dietary salt. His research has focused on understanding the wide variety of cardiovascular outcomes among patients with high blood pressure. Dr. Alderman has been featured by The New York Times, the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal. read more...
Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Epidemiology & Population Health
Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine Emerita
Principal Investigator, Women's Health Initiative
Epidemiology & population healthHypertensionWomen's health
An authority in epidemiology, Dr. Smoller has made important research contributions in several areas including hormone therapy and cardiovascular disease, depression and antidepressant use as risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke, and biomarkers and prediction models of stroke risk. She has had a major role in studies that have helped to change medical practice in the U.S., including the NIH’s Women’s Health Initiative, a long-term study of postmenopausal women, for which she is Einstein’s principal investigator. read more...