Margolis, Karen L., MD, MPH
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Margolis, Karen L., MD, MPH uri icon
Sr. Medical Director, Care Improvement Research


Overview/research interests: Prevention of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and postmenopausal women’s health. 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.

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