Susan R Heckbert

Professor, Epidemiology

1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360
Box 358085

Seattle, WA 98101-1448


Research Interests

Dr. Heckbert's main research interests are in clinical epidemiology, with emphasis on cardiovascular disease. Her research focuses on cardiac arrhythmias, aging, alterations in brain structure and function, medication effects and drug safety, and genetic associations with cardiovascular disease.

Epidemiology Biography


MD Case Western Reserve University, 1981

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1990

In the News

SPH researchers take part in largest-ever genetic study of stroke
SPH News, 04/02/2018

Eating Fatty Fish Linked to Reduced Risk of Death
American Journal of Epidemiology, 02/03/2014

Study: Diabetes self-care may be as good with depression as without it
KING5, 06/09/2010

Severe complications of diabetes higher in depressed patients
University Week, 01/28/2010

FDA Panel Backs New Psoriasis Drug
WebMD, 06/18/2008

Pick Your Poison
Toledo Blade, 05/05/2008

Osteoporosis drug 'risks heart'
BBC News, 04/30/2008

Study ties bone drug to heart problem
The Seattle Times, 04/29/2008

Fosamax is linked to heart ailment
Seattle PI, 04/29/2008

Fosamax tied to increased risk of heart condition
USA Today, 04/29/2008