|Name:||Dr. Anwar T. Merchant|
|Department:||Epidemiology and Biostatistics|
|Building:||Discovery 1, 455|
|Center/Institute:||Nutrition and Health Disparities, Center for Research in|
|Research Interests:||nutrition and lifestyle, oral health, and oral microbiology in relation to chronic disease outcomes including diabetes in children and adults; relation between periodontal treatment and glycemic control; relation between periodontal microorganisms and markers of cardiovascular disease in youth with type 1 diabetes; relation between antibodies against periodontal microorganisms and diabetes in US adults; prevent/control chronic cardiovascular and lung diseases in developing countries; causal inference, the oral microbiome, diet and disease focusing on individuals with diabetes|
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