Dr. David Strogatz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York. He also is the Director of the School’s CDC-funded Prevention Research Center. Dr. Strogatz received his Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina and was a member of the faculty in epidemiology at the University of North Carolina before coming to Albany. Dr. Strogatz’s primary area of research has been the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, including factors associated with cause, prevention and management of disease. Within this area of research, he has specific interests in understanding and addressing the basis for socioeconomic, racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. Current and recent projects of the Prevention Research Center include the evaluation of community-based efforts not only to promote cardiovascular health but also to address disparities in other conditions such as asthma in children and fall-related injuries in the elderly. Dr. Strogatz’s recent professional service includes membership on the Monitoring Board of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s CARDIA Study and membership on the Institute of Medicine committee charged with reviewing the health effects of Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam.
Biography Updated on 28 December 2008