Christy Avery, PhD
Christy Avery is an associate professor who specializes in cardiovascular epidemiology. Her specific research areas include genetic epidemiology, pharmacogenomics, and translation-oriented methods to assess the burden of cardiovascular diseases in diverse populations. She also teaches graduate courses on epidemiologic data analysis and population burden measures in cardiovascular disease epidemiology.
Honors and AwardsAmerican Heart Association’s Sandra Daugherty Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular or Hypertension Epidemiology
2015, American Heart AssociationCHARGE visiting fellow (Mentor: Dr. Bruce Psaty, University of Washington)
2013, University of WashingtonPostdoctoral Award for Research Excellence
2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillDelta Omega Honorary Society for Graduate Studies in Public Health
2008, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Avery is interested in cardiovascular disease epidemiology, with specific areas related to heart failure, genetic epidemiology, pharmacogenomics and environmental health. She is also interested in translation-oriented methods to assess the burden of cardiovascular diseases in diverse populations.