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Robert Abbott

Robert D. Abbott

アジア疫学研究センター 特任教授
ヴァージニア大学 名誉教授
1. 疫学研究の生物統計学
2. 循環器疾患、神経変性疾患、認知症の疫学
3. 生存分析、回帰分析


1989-2013: Professor of Biostatistics, Division of Biostatistics, University of Virginia School of Medicine
2012-2013: Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Virginia School of Medicine


1977: PhD, University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics
1974: MA, University of Michigan, Department of Statistics
1974: MPH, University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics
1972: BS, Western Michigan University, Department of Mathematics


Fellow, American Heart Association (FAHA)
University of Virginia School of Medicine MilliPub Club
University of Virginia, Harrison Teaching Award


In developing regions of Asia, the impact of traditional and culturally unique risk factors on increases in NCD are uncertain. The Program for Leading Graduate Schools at Shiga University provides the opportunity to study these factors in an effort to alter the course of NCD in these rapidly changing regions.


1. Mid-life milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron density at death Abbott RD, Ross GW, Petrovitch H, Masaki KH, Launer LJ, Nelson JS, White LR, Tanner CM Neurology (to appear) 2016

2. Total and differential white blood cell counts in late-life predict eight-year incident stroke: The Honolulu Heart Program Huh JY, Ross GW, Chen R, Abbott RD, Bell C, Willcox B, Launer L, Petrovitch H, Kaya B, Masaki K Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 63 439-446 2015

3. Association between pulse wave velocity and coronary artery calcification in Japanese men: The Shiga Epidemiological Study of Subclinical Atherosclerosis (SESSA) Torii S, Arima H, Ohkubo T, Fujiyoshi A, Kadota A, Takashima N, Kadowaki S, Hisamatsu T, Saito Y, Miyagawa N, Zaid M, Murakami Y, Abbott RD, Horie M, Miura K, Ueshima H Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis (to appear) 2015