Wayne Rosamond, PhD

 
Professor
Department of Epidemiology

Adjunct Professor
Emergency Medicine

Curriculum Vitae
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  137 E. Franklin Street, Suite 306
Campus Box 7435
Chapel Hill 27514
USA
T: 919-962-3230


wayne_rosamond@unc.edu


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Education
1992 University of Minnesota PhD, Epidemiology
1983 University of Minnesota MS, Nutrition/Physiology
1980 Colorado State University BS, Human Nutrition
 
 
Research interests

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Health care delivery
 
Research activities

Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Community Surveillance, Medical Care Quality Improvement

 
 
Key publications
Rosamond W , Flegal K, Friday G, Furie K, Greenlund K, Haase N, et al. (2008)
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2007 Update: A report from the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee.
Circulation: vol.117, p.e25-e146.

Rosamond W, Chambless L, Folsom A, Cooper L, Clegg L, Wang CH, Conwill D, Heiss G (1998)
Trends in incidence of myocardial infarction and in mortality due to coronary heart disease, 1987 to 1994.
N Engl J Med: vol.339, p.861-867.

Rosamond W, Chambless L, Sorlie P, Bell E, Weitzman S, Smith J, Folsom A. (2004)
Trends in the sensitivity, positive predictive value, false-positive rate, and comparability ratio of hospital discharge diagnosis codes for acute myocardial infarction in four United States communities, 1987 to 2000.
American Journal of Epidemiology: vol.12, p.1137-1146.

Foraker R, Rose K, McGinn A, Suchindran C, Whitsel E, Rosamond W. (2008)
Neighborhood socioeconomic status, health insurance, and prehospital delay time for acute myocardial infarction: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.
Archive of Internal Medicine: vol.168, p.1874-1879.

Wong TY, Rosamond W, Chang P, Couper DJ, Sharrett AR, Hubbard LD, Folsom A, Klein R (2005)
Retinopathy and risk of congestive heart failure.
JAMA: vol.293, p.63-69.