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Directory of Investigators

  • Strong Heart Study Steering Committee

              Chair :  Shelley Cole, Ph.D.   Email: scole@txbiomed.org
              Vice-Chair : Tauqeer Ali, MBBS, PhD  Email: Tauqeer-Ali@ouhsc.edu

  • Strong Heart Study Publications and Presentations Committee

               Chair Ying Zhang, MD, Ph.D. Email : Ying-Zhang4@ouhsc.edu

  • Strong Heart Study Administrative Committee

               Chair Shelley Cole, Ph.D.  Email : Email: scole@txbiomed.org

  • Arizona Field Center and Core Laboratory

               Dr Jason Deen
               Dr Barbara Howard
               Dr Ana Navas-Acien
               Dr Nawar Sharar
               Dr Jason Umans
               Medstar Research Institute

 
  • Dakotas Field Center

             Dr Lyle Best
             Dr Richard Fabsitz
             Dr Amanda Fretts

              Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc

 
  • Oklahoma Coordinating and Field Centers

              Dr Ying Zhang
              Dr Tauqeer Ali
              Dr Elisa Lee
              Dr Dorothy Rhoades
              Dr Everett Rhoades


             University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC)

 
  •  Cornell University ECG and Ultrasound Reading Center

               Dr Richard Devereux
               Dr Ingrid Hriljac
              Dr Alexander Merkler
              Dr Santosh Murthy
              Dr Peter Okin
              Dr Mary Roman
              Dr Parmanand Singh

               The New York Presbyterian Hospital 
                Weill Medical College of Cornell Medical Center

 
  • Strong Heart Study Genetics Center

               Dr Shelley Cole
               Dr Karin Haack
              Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Collaborating Centers and Laboratories

Arizona Center and Core Laboratory:    Medstar Research Institute

Dakotas Center :  Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc.

Oklahoma Center and Coordinating Center : Center for American Indian Health Research
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

ECG and Ultrasound Reading Center : New York Presbyterian Hospital 
Weill Medical College of Cornell Medical Center

SHS Genetics Center :Department of Genetics Texas Biomedical Research Institute

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