Professor of Epidemiology
NYU College of Global Public Health
New York, New York
Dr. Bernadette Boden-Albala is an internationally recognized expert in the social epidemiology of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Boden-Albala utilizes epidemiologic tools and models to describe and link social, demographic, and behavioral risk factors (e.g., culture, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, social support, stress, and multi-level behaviors) to disease outcomes, such as vascular and oral diseases. She specializes in the design of intervention strategies for prevention and preparedness of stroke and vascular risk factor reduction and the interpretation of social determinants in risk reduction strategies.