John T Wilkins

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Research Interests

John T. Wilkins, MD, is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and an assistant professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. As part of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Dr. Wilkins specializes in cardiovascular disease prevention, family history of heart disease, lipid abnormalities, hypertension management as well as general cardiology. In his research, he studies the epidemiology of numerous factors which may influence the evolution of cardiovascular risk factors from young adulthood to older ages.

Certifications and Licenses

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2012Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University

Education/Academic qualification

MSCI, Northwestern University

… → 2011

MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cholesterol
  • Hypertension

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Grants 2009 2021

Cardiovascular Diseases
Life Expectancy
Blood Pressure
Social Adjustment
HDL Lipoproteins
Apolipoprotein A-I
Vitamin D
Clinical Trials
Precision Medicine
HDL Lipoproteins
Apolipoprotein A-I

Research Output 2009 2019

5 Citations (Scopus)

10-Year Risk Equations for Incident Heart Failure in the General Population

Khan, S. S., Ning, H., Shah, S. J., Yancy, C. W., Carnethon, M. R., Berry, J. D., Mentz, R. J., O'Brien, E., Correa, A., Suthahar, N., de Boer, R. A., Wilkins, J. T. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., May 21 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 73, 19, p. 2388-2397 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Primary Prevention
31 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption with Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality

Zhong, V. W., Van Horn, L., Cornelis, M. C., Wilkins, J. T., Ning, H., Carnethon, M. R., Greenland, P., Mentz, R. J., Tucker, K. L., Zhao, L., Norwood, A. F., Lloyd-Jones, D. M. & Allen, N. B., Mar 19 2019, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 321, 11, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Cholesterol
Cardiovascular Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can atherosclerosis be cured?

Wilkins, J. T., Gidding, S. S. & Robinson, J. G., Dec 1 2019, In : Current opinion in lipidology. 30, 6, p. 477-484 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

LDL Cholesterol
Cardiovascular Diseases
Apolipoproteins B
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary patterns during adulthood and cognitive performance in midlife: The CARDIA study

Mcevoy, C. T., Hoang, T., Sidney, S., Steffen, L. M., Jacobs, D. R., Shikany, J. M., Wilkins, J. T. & Yaffe, K., Apr 2 2019, In : Neurology. 92, 14, p. E1589-E1599

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Coronary Vessels
Mediterranean Diet

Epigenetic age acceleration and metabolic syndrome in the coronary artery risk development in young adults study

Nannini, D. R., Joyce, B. T., Zheng, Y., Gao, T., Liu, L., Yoon, G., Huan, T., Ma, J., Jacobs, D. R., Wilkins, J. T., Ren, J., Zhang, K., Khan, S. S., Allen, N. B., Horvath, S., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Greenland, P. & Hou, L., Nov 15 2019, In : Clinical Epigenetics. 11, 1, 160.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Young Adult
Coronary Vessels