Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD

Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Focus of Work


Dr. Rasmussen-Torvik is a genetic epidemiologist interested in the identification of genetic risk factors for common chronic diseases as well as the translation of genetic discoveries into clinical care using genetic testing for variants associated with treatment response. She is also interested in the use of electronic health records in clinical and epidemiologic research.


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Education and Certification

  • MPH: University of Minnesota (2004)
  • PhD: University of Minnesota (2007)