Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM

Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine
Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)

Eileen M. Foell Professor

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Lloyd-Jones attended Swarthmore College for his BA (Major in History), Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons for his MD, and Harvard School of Public Health for his Master of Science (Epidemiology). He was a resident, chief resident and cardiology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, and junior faculty at Harvard Medical School. In 2004, he moved to Northwestern and in 2009, he became Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine. In 2012, he also became Senior Associate...[Read full text]Dr. Lloyd-Jones attended Swarthmore College for his BA (Major in History), Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons for his MD, and Harvard School of Public Health for his Master of Science (Epidemiology). He was a resident, chief resident and cardiology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, and junior faculty at Harvard Medical School. In 2004, he moved to Northwestern and in 2009, he became Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine. In 2012, he also became Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research and Director of the NUCATS Institute.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Dr. Lloyd-Jones’ research interests include the study of the mechanisms and life course of cardiovascular health and healthy aging, and cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, and prevention. A main focus of his research has been investigation of the life course of chronic diseases of aging, lifetime risks for various cardiovascular diseases, and factors which modify those risks. Other areas of interest include CVD risk estimation using novel biomarkers, imaging of subclinical athe...[Read full text]Dr. Lloyd-Jones’ research interests include the study of the mechanisms and life course of cardiovascular health and healthy aging, and cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, and prevention. A main focus of his research has been investigation of the life course of chronic diseases of aging, lifetime risks for various cardiovascular diseases, and factors which modify those risks. Other areas of interest include CVD risk estimation using novel biomarkers, imaging of subclinical atherosclerosis, and the epidemiology and outcomes of hypertension and dyslipidemia. His clinical and teaching interests lie in general cardiology, with a focus on prevention.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Columbia University (1991)
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Medicine (1992)
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Medicine (1994)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiology (1997)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Framingham Heart Study, Cardiovascular Epidemiology (1999)
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease