Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Yacob G Tedla, PhD

Yacob G Tedla, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Focus of Work


Dr. Tedla is a cardiovascular epidemiologist. His research work focuses on arterial structural and functional abnormalities, with a special emphasis on arterial stiffness and blood pressure variability, and their impact on cardiovascular diseases. He is interested on the use of big electronic health record data to conduct clinical research while leveraging on robust epidemiologic methods and analytical techniques.    


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Education and Certification

  • MS: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Epidemiology (2013)
  • PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Epidemiology (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Epidemiology (2017)



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