Howard N. Hodis

Expert on preventing cardiovascular disease, especially in women

Harry J. Bauer and Dorothy Bauer Rawlins Professor of Cardiology

Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

Director, Atherosclerosis Research Unit

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Keck School of Medicine of USC


  • prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • atherosclerosis and lipid metabolism
  • antioxidant therapy for atherosclerosis
  • non-lipid causes of atherosclerosis, such
    as hyperinsulinemia and hypertension
  • atheroma
  • coronary thrombosis
  • myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • modes of therapy to achieve athero-
    sclerosis regression
  • measuring/ monitoring atherosclerosis
  • dietary interventions for atherosclerosis
  • atherosclerosis and coronary artery
    disease in women, especially hormonal
    replacement therapy (estrogen and
    progestin) for atherosclerosis
  • arterial imaging of atherosclerosis
  • non-invasive methods of determining/
    measuring atherosclerosis
  • ultrasound measurement /determination
    of atherosclerosis

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