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