Matthew Allison

Assistant Professor, Medicine, UC San Diego

Dr. Allison is the principal investigator for an NIH/NHLBI R01 studying the association between abdominal body composition, inflammation and cardiovascular disease and an NIH/NIDDK R01 examining the association between renal artery atherosclerosis and kidney function. He is also the PI of the subcontract for the Hispanic Centers of Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease, a co-investigator for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), the Hispanic Communities Health Study – Study of Latinos, the Alzheimer Caregivers Study, and the Venous Incidence Study. Previously, he was the PI of a Sandra Daugherty grant in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and an American Heart Association Fellow to Faculty Award.

Dr Allison is a Diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine and a member of the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. He is the past Chair of the Early Career and Minority Committees for this Council.

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