Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD

Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD

Dr. Matsushita is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine and a member of the Welch Center. He is a certified cardiologist of Japan and has expertise in risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), and in applying epidemiological methods to create an evidence base to improve the treatment and prevention of CVD and its risk factors. He has also been investigating the associations among hypertension, kidney, diabetes, and CVD using several data sources such as the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, CKD-PC, and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).