Jim Pankow, PhD, MPH
Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
PhD, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
BS, Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
I am an epidemiologist whose long-term research goal is to identify and characterize risk factors for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and other chronic conditions of aging. During my career I have helped assemble large genetic epidemiologic cohorts of cardiovascular disease, investigated genetic determinants of proteins involved in inflammation, hemostasis, and cellular adhesion, researched novel risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including genetic and epigenetic determinants, and evaluated new methods and approaches in statistical genetics in collaboration with faculty in biostatistics.
Cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, aging, biomarkers, omics.
- American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention
- Society for Epidemiologic Reseach