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1996 …2026

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Research Interests

Dr. Lloyd-Jones attended Swarthmore College for his BA (Major in History), Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons for his MD, and Harvard School of Public Health for his Master of Science (Epidemiology). He was a resident, chief resident and cardiology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, and junior faculty at Harvard Medical School. In 2004, he moved to Northwestern and in 2009, he became Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine. In 2012, he also became Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research and Director of the NUCATS Institute.

Dr. Lloyd-Jones’ research interests include the study of the mechanisms and life course of cardiovascular health and healthy aging, and cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, and prevention. A main focus of his research has been investigation of the life course of chronic diseases of aging, lifetime risks for various cardiovascular diseases, and factors which modify those risks. Other areas of interest include CVD risk estimation using novel biomarkers, imaging of subclinical atherosclerosis, and the epidemiology and outcomes of hypertension and dyslipidemia. His clinical and teaching interests lie in general cardiology, with a focus on prevention.

Certifications and Licenses

Cardiovascular Disease

Training Experience

1992Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital
1994Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
1997Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
1999Postdoctoral Fellowship, Framingham Heart Study

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Columbia University

… → 1991

Research interests

  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Preventive Medicine

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Research Output

Association of Blood Pressure Patterns in Young Adulthood with Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Middle Age

Yano, Y., Reis, J. P., Lewis, C. E., Sidney, S., Pletcher, M. J., Bibbins-Domingo, K., Navar, A. M., Peterson, E. D., Bancks, M. P., Kanegae, H., Gidding, S. S., Muntner, P. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA cardiology.

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  • Associations of awake and asleep blood pressure and blood pressure dipping with abnormalities of cardiac structure: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study

    Bello, N. A., Jaeger, B. C., Booth, J. N., Abdalla, M., Anstey, D. E., Pugliese, D. N., Lewis, C. E., Gidding, S. S., Lloyd-Jones, D., Shah, S. J., Schwartz, J. E., Shikany, J. M., Muntner, P. & Shimbo, D., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of hypertension. 38, 1, p. 102-110 9 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Cardiovascular Health Among Pregnant Women, Aged 20 to 44 Years, in the United States

    Perak, A. M., Ning, H., Khan, S. S., Van Horn, L. V., Grobman, W. A. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Feb 18 2020, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 9, 4, e015123.

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  • 1 Scopus citations