Tag Archives: Bogalusa Heart Study

The Key to a Great Research Career

How do you sum up a career that includes a landmark 40-year study into the natural history of coronary artery disease and hypertension? For epidemiology professor Gerald Berenson, you celebrate with the key to the city, an Olympic-style gold medal, and … Continue reading

Posted in Fall/Winter 2013 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

39 Years and Counting: Bogalusa Heart Study Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

Gerald Berenson, MD, and his team at the Bogalusa Heart Study have been collecting health data about childhood heart disease risk factors and their lifetime implications for 39 years, making it the longest running biracial health study in the world. … Continue reading

Posted in Fall/Winter 2011 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment