Dr. Catherine Cowie
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 691
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Director, Diabetes Epidemiology Program
Project Officer, Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study (DCCT/EDIC).
Chairperson of the NIDDK Epidemiology Committee, which meets monthly and coordinates epidemiologic activities in NIDDK.
Manage diabetes epidemiology interests, such as developing national survey components and analyzing resultant data.
Chief editor for the development of the book Diabetes in America.
Editor of the book Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy
Director, National Diabetes Data Group, which is devoted to the collection, standardization, and dissemination of data on diabetes.
Previous Training and Experience:
B.S. (Physiology), Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI (1972-1976)
M.P.H. (Epidemiology), University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI (1977-1979)
Epidemiologist, The Upjohn Co., Kalamazoo, MI (1979-1981)
Ph.D. (Epidemiology), University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI (1981-1988)
Research Associate and Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI (1982-1984)
Epidemiologist, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., under contract to NIDDK
(1988-1996)Program Director, Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trials Program, DEM, NIDDK (1996-2003)
Committees/ Working Groups:
NIH National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Special Interest Group
NIH National Health Interview Survey Special Interest Group
Hispanic Community HANES Working Group
NIDDK Diabetic Complications Committee Working Group
DEM Clinical Cluster Working Group
National Diabetes Education Program Evaluation Working GroupHHS Diabetes Statistical Fact Sheet (NIDDK Representative)
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