Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Mercedes  Carnethon, PhD

Mercedes Carnethon, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Focus of Work


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.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of North Carolina (2000)