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Andrea LaCroix

Professor and Chief of Epidemiology, Family Medicine and Public Health at University of California San Diego

Andrea LaCroix, PhD is a Professor Division Chief in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology. Dr. LaCroix received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular disease at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. LaCroix came from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division where she led many activities for the Women's Health Initiative Clinical Coordinating Center for more than 17 years. She was also a faculty member at the University of Washington (UW) from 1989 to 2013 and a Senior Scientific Investigator at the Group Health Research Institute

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Details last updated 31-Jul-2022

Andrea LaCroix News

Physical activity, more walk-most promising ways to reduce risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

UC San Diego School of Medicine - 25-Jan-2023

Prevention is important as once dementia is diagnosed, it is very difficult to slow or reverse


Epigenetic age acceleration could be used as a biomarker for healthy longevity

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 27-Jul-2022

Accelerated biological aging associated with lower odds of living healthy and longer