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Elizabeth Mostofsky, ScD, MPH

Dr. Mostofsky is an Instructor in Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a post-doctoral research fellow in the CVERU. She received her MPH from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and her ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research interests are focused on short-term and long-term behavioral, environmental, and psychosocial determinants of cardiovascular disease and epidemiologic methods.

Dr. Mostofsky has extensive experience in the conduct of cohort studies and meta-analyses.  She is a leading expert on the implementation of case-only designs including case-crossover and self-controlled case-series.  Her ongoing work includes studies of behavioral and psychosocial factors such as coffee consumption and alcohol intake and their association with stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure and atrial fibrillation.  In addition, she is engaged in methodological research developing methods to harness information routinely collected in the electronic medical record to identify adverse effects of medical interventions using case-only designs.