Adolfo Correa, MD, PhD

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Adolfo Correa, MD, PhD is Director and Principal Investigator (PI) of the Jackson Heart Study and Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Correa has served on the faculty in the departments of epidemiology of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Emory University School of Public Health; and as medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His research experience includes studies of environmental, occupational and lifestyle factors and disparities in reproductive health, diabetes, and cardiovascular disorders; and surveillance and epidemiology of birth defects.