Professor Teri Manolio, MD, PhD

Dr Manolio previously worked at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute where she was heavily involved in large-scale cohort studies such as the Cardiovascular Health Study and the Framingham Heart Study. She joined NHGRI in 2005 to lead efforts in applying genomic technologies to population research, including the Genes and Environment Initiative (GEI), the Electronic Medical Records and Genetics (eMERGE) Network, and the NHGRI Genomewide Association Catalog. She received her MD from the University of Maryland and her PhD in human genetics and genetic epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. Dr Manolio is on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as Professor of Medicine. She is the author of over 200 original research papers and has research interests in genomewide association studies of complex diseases and ethnic differences in disease risk.