For over two decades, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study has made many and important contributions to cardiovascular disease epidemiology. That effort will continue during the renewal. Dr. Shahar, a co-investigator on this project for over 20 years, has served on the study’s morbidity and mortality classification committee; designed and implemented ancillary studies; authored or co-authored almost 100 ARIC manuscripts; and internally reviewed ARIC manuscripts for the publication committee. Dr. Shahar has worked closely with investigators and staff at the ARIC coordinating center for many years. He will continue to support blinded endpoint classification in the ARIC cohort through a subcontract with the University of North Carolina.
Subaward –University of North Carolina Chapel Hill