Jiang He, MD, PhD

Joseph S. Copes Chair and Professor of Epidemiology

Director of Tulane University Translational Science Institute
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Education & Affiliations

MD, Jiangxi Medical College
DMS, Peking Union Medical College
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
MS, Tulane University


Dr. He is a nationally and internationally well-known expert in the clinical, translational, and epidemiological research of cardiovascular and kidney diseases. He has conducted novel studies in obesity, hypertension, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has been the principal investigator and co-investigator for more than 40 major research awards from the National Institutes of Health worth more than 175 million US dollars. Dr. He has authored over 500 scientific articles and has published in first class biomedical journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of The American Medical Association, Lancet, and National Genetics. He has received many awards from local, national, and international academic institutions and professional societies. He is teaching clinical trials and advanced epidemiologic methods.

Research Areas

  • Global Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trials and Implementation Sciences
  • Gene-Environmental Interaction

Honors & Awards

  • 2017; Oliver Fund Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring, Tulane University
  • 2014: Highly Cited Researchers (Clinical Medicine), Thomson Reuters
  • President's Award for Excellence in Research, Tulane University
  • Honorary Professor, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, American College of Epidemiology
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Johns Hopkins University


Please view Dr. He's publications at his NCBI profile page.


EPID 6220 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology