Laura Loehr

Laura Loehr, MD, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology

Honors and Awards

Finalist for Sandra Daugherty Award from American Heart Association
2012, UNC-CH

Representative Courses

Design of Clinical Research Studies | Syllabus

Special Topics in CVD Epidemiology

Seminars in clinical research

Design of Clinical Research Studies

Clinical Measurement and Evaluation

Seminars in clinical research

Research Activities

Atrial Fibrillation; Heart Failure; Diabetes; Women’s CV Health; Racial differences in CVD; The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study; Hispanic Community Health Study-Study of Latinos; National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

Research Interest: Heart Disease and Stroke

Key Publications

Associations Between Echocardiographic Arterial Compliance and Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Blacks: The ARIC Study. C Avery, M Caughey, S Cheng, A Hinderliter, L Loehr, S Solomon (2014). American journal of hypertension.

APOM and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with lung function and per cent emphysema. F Ahmed, R Barr, K Burkart, G Burke, P Enright, N Hansel, D Haynes, S Heckbert, E Hoffman, J Kaufman, J Kurai, L Loehr, S London, A Manichaikul, Y Meng, G O'Connor, E Oelsner, M Petrini, T Pottinger, C Powell, S Redline, S Rich, J Rotter, L Smith, M Soler Artigas, M Tobin, M Tsai, K Watson, W White, J Wilk, T Young (2014). The European respiratory journal, 43(4), 1003-17.

Airflow obstruction, lung function, and incidence of atrial fibrillation: The atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study. Sunil Agarwal, S Agarwal, Alvaro Alonso, A Alonso, Saul Blecker, S Blecker, Alanna Chamberlain, A Chamberlain, Gerardo Heiss, G Heiss, Jingjing Li, J Li, Laura Loehr, L Loehr, Stephanie London, S London, Ann McNeill, A McNeill, Charles Poole, C Poole, Elsayed Soliman, E Soliman (2014). Circulation, 129(9), 971-980.

Minimal and deep sedation during ablation of ventricular tachycardia. P Attanasio, F Blaschke, L Boldt, W Haverkamp, M Huemer, L Loehr, A Mueller, A Parwani, C Storm, A Wutzler (2014). International journal of cardiology, 172(1), 161-4.

APOM and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with lung function and per cent emphysema. Firas Ahmed, María Artigas, R. Barr, Kristin Burkart, Gregory Burke, Paul Enright, Nadia Hansel, Demondes Haynes, Susan Heckbert, Eric Hoffman, Joel Kaufman, Jun Kurai, Laura Loehr, Stephanie London, Ani Manichaikul, Yang Meng, George O'Connor, Elizabeth Oelsner, Marcy Petrini, Tess Pottinger, Charles Powell, Susan Redline, Stephen Rich, Jerome Rotter, Lewis Smith, Martin Tobin, Michael Tsai, Karol Watson, Wendy White, Jemma Wilk, Taylor Young (2014). European Respiratory Journal, 43(4), 1003-1017.


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
  • MS, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2002
  • MD, General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1995