Karen Margolis, MD, MPH
Senior clinical investigator, director of clinical research and associate medical director for care improvement research
Professor of medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis; adjunct appointment, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Joined the Institute
MD, University of Michigan; MPH, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
In addition to leading her own research studies on hypertension, Dr. Margolis has been an investigator in several large multi-center, federally funded trials involving cardiovascular disease, diabetes and women's health, including the Women's Health Initiative, the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT), Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD), the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly trial (ASPREE) and the Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study. Dr. Margolis has published numerous papers in medical journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Postmenopausal women's health, prevention of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes.