School of Public Health

Heckbert, Susan

Susan R. Heckbert

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

Affiliate Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute


MD Case Western Reserve University, 1981
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1990
Contribution to Science 

Contact Info

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit
Box 358085
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360
Seattle, WA 98101
Tel: 206-221-7775

Research Interests

Dr. Heckbert's main research interests are in clinical epidemiology, with emphasis on cardiovascular disease. Her research focuses on cardiac arrhythmias, aging, alterations in brain structure and function, medication effects and drug safety, and genetic associations with cardiovascular disease.


In The News

SPH researchers take part in largest-ever genetic study of stroke
SPH News, 04/02/2018

Eating Fatty Fish Linked to Reduced Risk of Death
American Journal of Epidemiology, 02/03/2014

Study: Diabetes self-care may be as good with depression as without it
KING5, 06/09/2010