IPHAM is committed to promoting interdisciplinary collaboration at the intersection of public health and medicine. On the Collaborations in Action page, we will be highlighting such collaborations throughout the university.
- Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Charting New Territory in Childhood Asthma and Allergy Research
- Collaborations in China: Interview with Lifang Hou
Interview with Dr. Hou regarding her work in China to study environmental exposures and their relationships with diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases mediated through epigenetic changes.
- Collaborations in China: Interview with Darwin Labarthe
Interview with Dr. Labarthe about his career and his six years of studying hypertension in China.
- Acute Coronary Syndrome Quality Improvement in Kerala (ACS QUIK): Collaboration Trip to India
In December 2012, IPHAM-affiliated faculty, Drs. David Victorson (Medical Social Sciences) and Mark Huffman (Preventive Medicine; Medicine-Cardiology), traveled to the south Indian state of Kerala to conduct focus groups and interviews with local cardiologists, internists, nurses, and policymakers to learn more about heart attack care in the state.
- Global Cardiovascular Research at Northwestern: Interview with Masaru Sakarai
Dr. Masaru Sakurai is a visiting associate professor from Kanazawa Medical University’s Department of Public Health and Epidemiology in Japan as a Rose and Jeremiah Stamler fellow. He has been working in the Department of Preventive Medicine since June 2012 on several projects related to cardiometabolic epidemiology during his sabbatical.
- Global Cardiovascular Research at Northwestern: Interview with Professor Kiang Liu
Professor Kiang Liu (Department of Preventive Medicine and Medicine; Center for Population Studies) has been collaborating with researchers from China, Taiwan, and Japan for more than 30 years, and his passion for cardiovascular epidemiology remains unbounded today. Professor Liu received his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Fu-Jen University in Taiwan followed by his PhD in biostatistics at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He came to Northwestern in 1976 as a post-doctoral research fellow under the mentorship of global cardiovascular research pioneer, Dr. Jeremiah Stamler, and has been at Northwestern even since.
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