Annie Green Howard, PhD
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 AwardsNew Investigator Travel Award
2014, Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition Physical Activity and MetabolismTraining Grant Recipient
2005-2007, 2009-2011, National Institutes of HealthDelta Omega Recognition of Service Award
Department of Biostatistics
Research ActivitiesResearch interests:
Longitudinal and correlated data
Structural equation models
Reviewer for Environmental Health Perspectives, PLOS ONE, Circulation
Global Public Health Committee, 2013-present
Undergraduate Admissions Committee, 2013-present