Trudy Burns

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A portrait of Trudy Burns of the University of Iowa College of Public Health

Title(s): Professor
Department: Epidemiology
Office: S418 CPHB and 2199 WL
Phone: (319) 384-1550


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Genetics and Epidemiology
  • Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

Research Interests

  • Muscatine Study historical data analyses: prediction of hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults based on risk factor measurements during childhood and adolescence, genetic factors associated with lifetime cardiovascular risk factor measurements and early indicators of the atherosclerotic process in the Muscatine Study Longitudinal Adult Cohort, coronary calcification in young and middle-aged adults as a predictor of cardiovascular outcomes in older adulthood, evaluation of the contribution of body size to the prediction of coronary risk factors, genetic mechanisms of blood pressure determination, flow-mediated dilatation in young adults
  • The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium
  • Prediction of subclinical cardiovascular disease and CVD morbidity and mortality in the Muscatine Study Longitudinal Adult Cohort and the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium pooled data set, based on risk factor measurements during childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood
  • Risk factor screening and subclinical disease assessment in children and adolescents

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