Faculty

Susan Heckbert

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

206-221-7775
heckbert@uw.edu

Education

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

Contact

206-221-7775
heckbert@uw.edu

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit
Box 358085
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360
Seattle, WA 98101
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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.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Association of mitochondrial DNA copy number with cardiometabolic diseases.
(2021 Oct 13)
Cell Genom 1(1):
Liu X, Longchamps RJ, Wiggins KL, Raffield LM, Bielak LF, Zhao W, Pitsillides A, Blackwell TW, Yao J, Guo X, Kurniansyah N, Thyagarajan B, Pankratz N, Rich SS, Taylor KD, Peyser PA, Heckbert SR, Seshadri S, Cupples LA, Boerwinkle E, Grove ML, Larson NB, Smith JA, Vasan RS, Sofer T, Fitzpatrick AL, Fornage M, Ding J, Correa A, Abecasis G, Psaty BM, Wilson JG, Levy D, Rotter JI, Bis JC, TOPMed mtDNA Working Group in NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., Satizabal CL, Arking DE, Liu C

Insomnia and Risk of Myocardial Infarction Among People with HIV.
(2022 Jan 6)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Luu BR, Nance RM, Delaney JAC, Ruderman SA, Heckbert SR, Budoff MJ, Mathews WC, Moore RD, Feinstein MJ, Burkholder GA, Eron JJ, Mugavero MJ, Saag MS, Kitahata MM, Crane HM, Whitney BM

Kidney Function and Subclinical Arrhythmias: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
(2021 Nov-Dec)
Kidney Med 3(6): 1102-1105
Wiggins KL, Floyd JS, Bansal N, Kestenbaum B, Heckbert SR

The Association of Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Use With Incident Hypertension in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Data From the PSOAS Cohort.
(2021 Dec 1)
J Rheumatol
Liew JW, Jafarzadeh SR, Dubreuil M, Heckbert SR, Mooney SJ, Brown MA, Ishimori ML, Reveille JD, Ward MM, Weisman MH, Gensler LS

Intermediate Markers Underlying Electrocardiographic Predictors of Incident Atrial Fibrillation: The MESA.
(2021 Dec)
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 14(12): e009805
Xie E, Wu C, Ostovaneh M, Post WS, Kutty S, Soliman EZ, Bluemke DA, Heckbert SR, Lima J, Ambale-Venkatesh B

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