Mercedes  Carnethon, PhD

Mercedes Carnethon, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)



680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

carnethon( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: University of North Carolina (2000)


Description of Interests

Epidemiologic studies of cardiovascular disease, with a focus on health behaviors including diet, physical activity and sleep and in populations defined by race/ethnicity, age and gender.

Interests (Keywords)

Cardiovascular Diseases; Depression; Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism; Epidemiology; Kidney; Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases; Public Health; Sleep, Sleep Disorders

Research and Publications

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