Mark Daniel Huffman

  • 23650 Citations
19982022
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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 and Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of New South Wales, both 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

Keywords

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

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Grants 2012 2022

Research Output 1998 2019

Evaluating the Potential Association Between Lipoprotein(a) and Atherosclerosis (from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis Among South Asians Living in America Cohort)

Huffman, M. D., Kandula, N. R., Baldridge, A. S., Tsai, M. Y., Prabhakaran, D. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 15 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 123, 6, p. 919-921 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Lipoprotein(a)
Asian Americans
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels
4 Citations (Scopus)

Global health research mentoring competencies for individuals and institutions in low-and middle-income countries

Hamer, D. H., Hansoti, B., Prabhakaran, D., Huffman, M. D., Nxumalo, N., Fox, M. P., Gopal, S., Oberhelman, R., Mwananyanda, L., Vwalika, B. & Rispel, L. C., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 100, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mentors
Research
Foster Home Care
Capacity Building
Financial Support

Health-Related Quality of Life at 30 Days among Indian Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: Results from the ACS QUIK Trial

Huffman, M. D., Mohanan, P. P., Huffman, M. D., Baldridge, A. S., Kondal, D., Zhao, L., Ali, M., Zhao, L., Chan, P. S., Natesan, S., Abdullakutty, J., Krishnan, M. N., Tp, A., Renga, S., Punnoose, E., Unni, G., Prabhakaran, D. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 12, 2, e004980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Quality of Life
Quality Improvement
Health Status
India
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital-based quality improvement interventions for patients with heart failure: A systematic review

Agarwal, A., Bahiru, E., Yoo, S. G. K., Berendsen, M. A., Harikrishnan, S., Hernandez, A. F., Prabhakaran, D. & Huffman, M. D., Mar 1 2019, In : Heart. 105, 6, p. 431-438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Quality Improvement
Heart Failure
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Length of Stay
Patient Readmission
Open Access
Quality Improvement
India
Checklist
Myocardial Infarction
Patient Education