Sharon Kardia

Ph.D., Human Genetics, University of Michigan
M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan
B.A., Biological Sciences, Carnegie-Mellon University

Senior Associate Dean for Administration, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Millicent W. Higgins Collegiate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan
Director, Public Health Genetics Program, University of Michigan
Director, Life Sciences and Society Program, University of Michigan

Dr. Kardia’s main research interests are in the genetic epidemiology of common chronic diseases and their risk factors. She is particularly interested in gene-environment and gene-gene interactions and in developing novel analytical strategies to understand the complex relationship between genetic variation, environmental variation, and risk of common chronic diseases. Her research utilizes genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic measures on large epidemiological cohorts.

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