Mark D Huffman, MD, MPH
Quentin D. Young Professor of Health Policy
Focus of Work
I am also a member of Dr. Calum MacRae's interdisciplinary One Brave Idea team, which aims to end coronary heart disease with support from the American Heart Association, Verily, and AstraZeneca. I have served as the senior program advisor to the World Heart Federation for its Emerging Leaders program, which has trained >120 individuals from 48 countries over the past 4 years to help achieve the WHO's goal of reducing premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases, including heart diseases and stroke. I am an Associate Editor for JAMA Cardiology and former coordinating editor of the Cochrane Heart Group US Satellite where I have led evidence synthesis and open data projects related to polypills, statins, risk scores, atrial fibrillation surgery, electrophysiological catheters, and implantable defibrillators.
I also serve as co-director for Northwestern’s cardiology fellowship research training program (population health) and Northwestern's Fogarty-funded global health training program as part of the Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, University of Mexico (HBNU) consortium. I teach courses in cardiovascular epidemiology and systematic reviewing through Northwestern’s Program in Public Health.
I live in Chicago with my wife and our two children.[Shorten text]
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Education and Certification
- MPH: Tulane University, International Health and Development (2003)
- MD: Tulane University (2003)
- Residency: University of Michigan Health System, Internal Medicine (2007)
- Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Cardiology (2009)
- Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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