Kevin E. Kip

University of South Florida, USA

Kevin E. Kip serves as a tenured Associate Professor and Interim Associate Dean for research at the College of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla, USA. He completed his Ph.D. degree at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA (1998) with an emphasis on chronic disease epidemiology and biostatistics. Dr. Kip has expertise in conducting research studies with all of the major epidemiological designs including randomized controlled trials, cohort studies, case-control studies, and case-crossover studies. His publication record of more than 100 papers is interdisciplinary, including peer-review published papers in cardiology, oncology, psychiatry,ophthalmology, nephrology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and epidemiological methodology. Much of his research has been focused on cardiovascular disease, particularly interventional cardiology. Dr. Kip was Principal Investigator on the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Dynamic Registry of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In 5 separate “waves” of patient recruitment, this registry has enrolled more than 10,000 patients, all with designated long-term followup. In terms of randomized controlled trials, Dr. Kip played significant roles as senior Coinvestigator in the NHLBI-funded Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI) and the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation in Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial. These multicenter, multinational studies were funded at approximately $50M and $70M, respectively. In addition, Dr. Kip continues to work with industry on the design and conduct of randomized controlled trials in the areas of Crohn’s disease and osteoporosis. Dr. Kip is a frequent grant reviewer for different branches of NIH, has served on Data Safety and Monitoring Boards for clinical trials funded by the NIH, and has served as an expert witness on the conduct of both observational and experimental studies for litigation related to hemorrhagic stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and diabetes.

Biography Updated on 27 January 2011

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