Norrina Bai Allen

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Research Interests

Dr. Allen specializes in cardiovascular epidemiology with a focus on health services research. Her research interests include the effect of neighborhood and environment on cardiovascular disease, disparities in quality of care and outcomes as well as the use of large databases to examine these questions.

Training Experience

2011Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Yale University

… → 2009

MPH, Yale University

… → 2004


  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Disparities
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Stroke

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Grants 2009 2023

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Prediabetic State

Research Output 2007 2019

5 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

Cardiovascular health in young and middle adulthood and medical care utilization and costs at older age – The Chicago Heart Association Detection Project Industry (CHA)

Schiman, C., Liu, L., Shih, Y. C. T., Zhao, L., Daviglus, M. L., Liu, K., Fries, J., Garside, D. B., Vu, T. H. T., Stamler, J., Lloyd-Jones, D. M. & Allen, N. B., Feb 1 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 119, p. 87-98 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Costs
Costs and Cost Analysis

Fasting glucose and insulin resistance trajectories during young adulthood and mid-life cardiac structure and function

Bancks, M. P., Carnethon, M. R., Chow, L. S., Gidding, S. S., Jacobs, D. R., Kishi, S., Lima, J., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Reis, J. P., Schreiner, P. J., Zmora, R. & Allen, N. B., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 33, 5, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin Resistance
Young Adult

Favorable cardiovascular health at young and middle ages and dementia in older age—The CHA study

Vu, T. H. T., Zhao, L., Liu, L., Schiman, C., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Daviglus, M. L., Liu, K., Garside, D. B., Stamler, J., Fries, J. F., Shih, Y. C. T. & Allen, N. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 1, e009730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International Classification of Diseases
Blood Pressure
Social Adjustment

Life-course smoking trajectories and risk for emphysema in middle age: The CARDIA Lung study

Mathew, A. R., Bhatt, S. P., Colangelo, L. A., Allen, N. B., Jacobs, D. R., Auer, R., Dransfield, M. T., Hitsman, B. L., Washko, G. R. & Kalhan, R., Jan 15 2019, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 199, 2, p. 237-240 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter