Lyn Steffen, PhD, MPH, RD

Lyn Steffen, PhD, MPH, RD

Dr. Steffen is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She has expertise in nutrition epidemiology and cardiovascular disease epidemiology. Her research focuses on diet assessment, diet patterns, and cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, the Coronary Artery Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study and the Multi-Ethnic Study in Atherosclerosis (MESA). Recently, she completed a landmark study on dietary sources of sodium in the US.