††††††††††† As a cardiologist cross-trained in epidemiology, Dr. Samia Mora has a long-term goal of advancing knowledge of cardiovascular prevention and epidemiology, focusing on cardiovascular risk factors in women.
††††††††††† Dr. Mora was promoted to assistant
professor of medicine at
††††††††††† Born in
††††††††††† At what she considers a critical stage in her career, SADF support has enabled her to progress towards becoming an independent investigator in cardiovascular prevention and epidemiology research. Over the past two years, with the foundationís support, she has published 10 original research manuscripts, in addition to authoring several reviews, book chapters and a monograph.
††††††††††† She was recently awarded a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Career Development Award (K08 HL094375).
††††††††††† With her SADF research, her goal was
to evaluate whether novel lipoprotein particle markers provide independent and incremental
prognostic value, above and beyond traditional factors, for predicting incident
type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic women in the Womenís Health Study. The results
were given as an oral presentation at the American
††††††††††† She was the principal author of the manuscript ďFasting Compared with Nonfasting Lipids and Apolipoproteins for Predicting Incident Cardiovascular EventsĒ in Circulation, the Journal of the American Heart Association, in 2008. The online version of the article can be found at http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/118/10/993.
††††††††††† A resident of