Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Division, Feinberg School of Medicine
Yacob is a cardiovascular epidemiologist. His research work focuses on vascular structural and functional abnormalities and their impact on cardiovascular diseases. He specifically investigated new risk factors and prevention strategies for arterial stiffness and blood pressure variability as well as the effect of different blood pressure components on cardiovascular events. Yacob takes advantage of big electronic health record data to conduct his research, cross validating with population based cohort studies, while leveraging his training and knowledge of robust epidemiologic methods and analytical techniques.
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