Erin Abner, PhD
Associate Professor
Department:
Location:
111 Washington Ave.
CPH 213B
Lexington, KY 40536-0003
Contact: | 859.218.3825

Education

 

PhD, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

University of Kentucky

 

MPH, Biostatistics

University of Kentucky

 

MA, English Literature

University of Kentucky

 

BA, English and Philosophy

University of Kentucky

 

 

Dr. Erin Abner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology with joint appointments in the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the Department of Biostatistics. Dr. Abner joined the College as an assistant professor in 2013. She is author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Abner is currently an MPI or co-investigator on multiple NIH-funded grants, including the NIH/NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, where she is the Co-Leader of the Data Management and Statistics Core. Her current research is focused on assessing how medical conditions like hypertension and diabetes are related to cognitive impairment and neuropathology. Dr. Abner teaches primarily graduate-level methods courses for the Department of Epidemiology, including Advanced Research Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Introduction to Causal Inference.

Research Interests:
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Clinical trials
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Aging
  • Subjective cognitive decline
  • Health disparities
  • Clinicopathological correlation
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