presents Dr. George Howard
The Edge of Chaos
September 25, 3:00 pm
Topic: "Seeking the causes of racial and geographic disparities in stroke deaths, and doing other stuff at the same time."
Dr. Howard is Professor and former Chair of Biostatistics at UAB. He is overall project PI for the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Difference in Stroke (REGARDS) project, a national study developing a cohort of 30,000 individuals to provide insights to the excess stroke mortality among African Americans and Southerners.
REGARDS is the largest ongoing cohort study and cohort study of African Americans in the world. He has published extensively in the analysis of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk factors.