Columbia University Division of General Medicine
Dr. Andrew Moran is a researcher, a general practice physician, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University. Moran’s chief research interests are in hypertension control and cardiovascular disease prevention. He is principal investigator for a current NHLBI-funded project comparing the effectiveness and costs of U.S. national hypertension treatment guidelines. He is leading simulation modelling studies of cardiovascular disease prevention strategies in children and young adults, incorporating the impact of early risk factor exposures on later life cardiovascular disease risk. Dr. Moran has led computer simulation modeling studies of cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention policies in China, Argentina, and Mexico. He led the ischemic heart disease component of the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study, an international study of the burden of disease attributable to multiple major diseases in 21 world regions.