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Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS

Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Epidemiology

1720 2nd Avenue South, RPHB 230K
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022

Phone: 205-975-8077

Member Since: 2012

Member Status: Fellow


Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology


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    About Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS

    Paul Muntner is Professor and Vice Chair for the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally, he is Director of the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy and Co-Director of the Pharmacoepidemiology and Economics Research Unit. He earned a Master's degree in biostatistics and a doctorate degree in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Muntner currently serves as the principal investigator for an American Heart Association Strategically Focused Research Network hypertension center, the National Institutes of Health funded Jackson Heart Study Hypertension Working Group and an academic/industry collaboration with Amgen Inc. He currently is Vice Chair of the Statistics Committee for the American Heart Association, a member of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of Hypertension, an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension and serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, and Journal of Hypertension.

    Dr. Muntner has been active with the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2009. In addition to co-authoring abstracts, he regularly serves as an abstract judge and mentor to fellows and early stage investigators and in 2014 he co-founded the Epidemiology & Population Health Club at SSCI. Finally, in 2010, he received the Tinsley Harrison award for the best article published in The American Journal of the Medical Sciences in the previous year.


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