David Jacobs
Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building
Mailing Address:

1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant:
Sharanya Johnson

David Jacobs, PhD

Mayo Professor of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health


PhD, Mathematical Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Mathematics, Hofstra University


My research focuses on cardiovascular and chronic disease epidemiology and nutritional epidemiology. Specifically, I take part in a number of ongoing, long-term studies about cardiovascular health and research dietary patterns and chronic disease; diabetes; periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease; measurement of physical activity and diet; lung function; blood pressure; and implications of low serum cholesterol for stroke, infection, and other noncardiovascular diseases.


Aging, chronic disease, environment & exposures, equity, food & nutrition, genetics, infectious disease, injuries, methods, chronic disease epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition, physical activity, smoking, biomarkers, subclinical disease.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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