Mark Daniel Huffman

  • 25959 Citations
1998 …2024
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Personal profile

Research Interests

I am the Quentin D. Young Professor of Health Policy and Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Medicine-Cardiology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and director of the Center for Global Cardiovascular Health within the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern. I have a secondary appointment as an Associate Professor of Food Policy at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, Australia. I am a practicing cardiologist, researcher, and teacher interested in global cardiovascular health epidemiology, clinical trials, implementation science, health systems and policy research and training. I work across the spectrum of cardiovascular disease prevention in research on acute cardiovascular quality improvement, simplifying pharmacotherapy through fixed-dose combinations, programmatic implementation and evaluation for large-scale hypertension control, monitoring and improving the US and global food and medicine supply, and achieving tobacco endgame. I aim to improve global cardiovascular health and health care, especially in low- and middle-income countries, and to bring lessons learned back home to the United States. I live in Chicago with my wife and our two children.

Certifications and Licenses

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2007Residency, University of Michigan Health System
2009Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Tulane University

… → 2003

MD, Tulane University

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Health Services Research
  • Heart Disease

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Primary Prevention Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2012 2024

Blood Pressure
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Africa South of the Sahara
Nutrition Assessment
Coronary Disease
Major Depressive Disorder
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Disorder
Randomized Controlled Trials

Research Output 1998 2020

Associations between depressive symptoms, cigarette smoking, and cardiovascular health: Longitudinal results from CARDIA

Carroll, A. J., Huffman, M. D., Zhao, L., Jacobs, D. R., Stewart, J. C., Kiefe, C. I., Brunner, W., Liu, K. & Hitsman, B., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 260, p. 583-591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Coronary Vessels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the evidence–practice gap for heart failure in China: the Heart Failure Registry of Patient Outcomes (HERO) study design and baseline characteristics

Li, L., Liu, R., Jiang, C., Du, X., Huffman, M. D., Lam, C. S. P., Patel, A., Hillis, G. S., Anderson, C. S., Ma, C., Zhao, X., Wang, X., Li, L. & Dong, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Heart Failure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heart Failure
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
County Hospitals

Association between socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural north India: The SOLAN surveillance study

Agarwal, A., Jindal, D., Ajay, V. S., Kondal, D., Mandal, S., Ghosh, S., Ali, M., Singh, K., Huffman, M. D., Tandon, N. & Prabhakaran, D., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0217834.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
risk factors
Young Adult
Coronary Vessels
Quality of Life
Health Surveys

Cardiovascular risk factors among Ghanaian patients with HIV: A cross-sectional study

Appiah, L. T., Sarfo, F. S., Huffman, M. D., Nguah, S. B. & Stiles, J. K., Dec 1 2019, In : Clinical Cardiology. 42, 12, p. 1195-1201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cross-Sectional Studies
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Donors