Susan Heckbert

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy



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



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)

Left Atrioventricular Coupling Index to Predict Incident Heart Failure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
Front Cardiovasc Med 8(): 704611
Pezel T, Ambale Venkatesh B, Kato Y, De Vasconcellos HD, Heckbert SR, Wu CO, Post WS, Bluemke DA, Cohen-Solal A, Henry P, Lima JAC

Adhesion pathway proteins and risk of atrial fibrillation in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
(2021 Sep 14)
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 21(1): 436
Mendez IJ, Manemann SM, Bell EJ, Larson NB, Decker PA, Guerrero MA, Hanson NQ, Heckbert SR, Pankow JS, Tsai MY, Bielinski SJ

Prediction of Cognitive Decline Using Heart Rate Fragmentation Analysis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
Front Aging Neurosci 13(): 708130
Costa MD, Redline S, Hughes TM, Heckbert SR, Goldberger AL

Premature ventricular complexes and development of heart failure in a community-based population.
(2021 Sep 7)
Limpitikul WB, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Soliman E, Nah G, Fang C, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Heckbert S, Stein PK, Gottdiener J, Hu X, Hempfling R, Marcus GM

Association Between Testosterone Treatment and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Events Among US Male Veterans With Low Testosterone Levels and Multiple Medical Comorbidities.
(2021 Sep 7)
J Am Heart Assoc 10(17): e020562
Shores MM, Walsh TJ, Korpak A, Krakauer C, Forsberg CW, Fox AE, Moore KP, Heckbert SR, Thompson ML, Smith NL, Matsumoto AM

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