Mercedes R Carnethon

  • 24120 Citations
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Research Interests

Epidemiologic studies of cardiovascular disease, with a focus on health behaviors including diet, physical activity and sleep and in populations defined by race/ethnicity, age and gender.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of North Carolina

… → 2000


  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Depression
  • Epidemiology
  • Kidney
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Public Health
  • Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolism

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Grants 1999 2024

Research Output 2000 2019

Associations of accelerometer-measured sedentary time and physical activity with prospectively assessed cardiometabolic risk factors: The CARDIA study

Whitaker, K. M., Gabriel, K. P., Buman, M. P., Pereira, M. A., Jacobs, D. R., Reis, J. P., Gibbs, B. B., Carnethon, M. R., Staudenmayer, J., Sidney, S. & Sternfeld, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 1, e010212.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Coronary Vessels
Waist Circumference
HDL Cholesterol
4 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

Calibration of activity-related energy expenditure in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

Shaw, P. A., McMurray, R., Butte, N., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Sun, H., Stoutenberg, M., Evenson, K. R., Wong, W. W., Moncrieft, A. E., Sanchez-Johnsen, L. A. P., Carnethon, M. R., Arredondo, E., Kaplan, R. C., Matthews, C. E. & Mossavar-Rahmani, Y., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, 3, p. 300-306 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Energy Metabolism
Cardiovascular Diseases
C-Reactive Protein
Sexual Minorities

Competency-Based Postdoctoral Education

Carnethon, M. R., Neubauer, L. C. & Greenland, P., Jan 15 2019, In : Circulation. 139, 3, p. 310-312 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Competency-Based Education
Cardiovascular Diseases
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)