Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacy
Affiliate Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
EducationMD Case Western Reserve University, 1981
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1990
Dr. Heckbert's main research interests are in clinical epidemiology, with emphasis on cardiovascular disease. Her research focuses on the benefits and adverse effects associated with drug therapy, the interaction of genetic susceptibility with medication use, and genetic associations with cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Heckbert currently co-teaches EPI 533 joint with PHARM 533 "Pharmacoepidemiology" offered during Spring Quarter in even-numbered years.
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American Journal of Epidemiology, 02/03/2014
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Severe complications of diabetes higher in depressed patients
University Week, 01/28/2010