Professor Emeritus, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
1216 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029-
Dr. Siscovick conducts research into the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease, particularly related to sudden cardiac death. He also is interested in the health effects of physical activity and exercise and preventive cardiology health services. Currently, Dr. Siscovick is conducting a study of poly-unsaturated fats and the risk of primary cardiac arrest.
MD University of Maryland, 1976
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1981
BA Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1971
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