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Annie Green Howard, PhD

Annie Green Howard, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
  • 137 East Franklin Street
  • Room 6702
  • CB# 8030
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • USA

Annie Green Howard, PhD is a clinical research professor in the Department of Biostatistics with more than 10 years of experience as a researcher. She specializes in using longitudinal models and latent variables to study the integration of biology, behavior and environment in relation to obesity and cardiometabolic disease.

Dr. Howard has worked with collaborators at the Carolina Population Center for the past three years, specifically working with the China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS). More recently, she has started to apply her expertise to large-scale cohort studies in the United States such as CARDIA and Add Health.

Honors and Awards

New Investigator Travel Award

2014, Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition Physical Activity and Metabolism

Training Grant Recipient

2005-2007, 2009-2011, National Institutes of Health

Delta Omega Recognition of Service Award

Department of Biostatistics

Representative Courses

Research Activities

Research interests:
Cardiovascular disease
Global health

Research activities:
Missing data
Longitudinal and correlated data
Structural equation models
Cardiovascular disease
Global health

Service Activities

Editorial Responsibilities:
Reviewer for Environmental Health Perspectives, PLOS ONE, Circulation

Key Publications

Staff/Administrative Duties

Global Public Health Committee, 2013-present
Undergraduate Admissions Committee, 2013-present


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