Mercedes R Carnethon

  • 23726 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 2023

Kidney Diseases
Research Personnel

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

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

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)
1 Citations (Scopus)

Fibroblast Growth Factor-23, Heart Failure Risk, and Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System Blockade in Hypertension: The MESA Study

Akhabue, E., Vu, T. H. T., Vaidya, A., Michos, E. D., De Boer, I. H., Kestenbaum, B., Allison, M., Szklo, M., Ouyang, P., Yancy, C. W., Wolf, M., Isakova, T. & Carnethon, M. R., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hypertension. 32, 1, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renin-Angiotensin System
Heart Failure
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists

Insulin resistance since early adulthood and appendicular lean mass in middle-aged adults without diabetes: 20 years of the CARDIA study

Zhong, V. W., Bancks, M. P., Schreiner, P. J., Lewis, C. E., Steffen, L. M., Meigs, J. B., Schrader, L. A., Schorr, M., Miller, K. K., Sidney, S. & Carnethon, M. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 33, 1, p. 84-90 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin Resistance
Exercise Test
Cohort Studies