Lynda D. Lisabeth, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Lynda Lisabeth

Interim Chair and Associate Professor, Epidemiology

2649B SPH I      Vcard icon
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Office: 734-936-9649; Fax: 734-764-3192


Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Summary

2010-present, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health

2006-2010, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health

2005-present, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan

2003-2005, Research Investigator, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan

Courses Taught

EPID603: Professional Development Seminar
EPID690: Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
EPID823: Advanced Topics in Cardiovascular Disease
EPID823: Advanced Topics in Cardiovascular Disease
EPID889: Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship Seminar


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003
M.P.H., University of Michigan, 1997
B.S., University of Michigan, 1995

Research Interests & Projects

Race-ethnic and gender differences in stroke

Stroke epidemiology

Sleep and stroke

Selected Publications

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Lisabeth LD, Sánchez BN, Escobar JD, Hughes R, Meurer WJ, Zuniga B, Garcia N, Brown DL, Morgenstern LB. (2010). The food environment in an urban Mexican American community. Health and Place, 16, 598-605.

Lisabeth LD, Brown DL, Hughes R, Majersik JJ, Morgenstern LB. (2009). Acute Stroke Symptoms Comparing Women and Men. Stroke, 2031-2036.

Brown DL, Feskanich D, Sanchez BN, Rexrode KM, Schernhammer ES, Lisabeth LD. (2009). Rotating Night Shift Work and Risk of Ischemic Stroke. American Journal of Epidemiology, 169, 1370-1377.

Reeves M, Bhatt A, Jajou P, Brown M, Lisabeth LD. (2009). Sex Differences in the Use of Intravenous rt-PA Thrombolysis Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke. A Meta-Analysis. Stroke, 40, 1743-1749.

Lisabeth LD, Diez-Roux, A.V., Escobar, J.D., Smith, M.A., Morgenstern, L.B. (2007). Neighborhood Environments and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi Project (BASIC). American Journal of Epidemiology, 165, 279-287.

Lisabeth LD, Smith MA, Brown DL, Moy? LA, Risser JMH, Morgenstern LB (2006). Ethnic Differences in Stroke Recurrence Annals of Neurology, 469-475.

Lisabeth LD, Risser JMH, Brown DL, Al-Senani F, Uchino K, Smith MA, Garcia N, Longwell PJ, McFarling DA, Al-Wabil A, Akuwumi O, Moye LA, Morgenstern LB. (2006). Stroke Burden in Mexican Americans: The Impact of Mortality Following Stroke. Annals of Epidemiology, 16, 33-40.

Lisabeth LD, Smith MA, Brown DL, Uchino K, Morgenstern LB. (2005). Family History and Stroke Outcome in a Bi-ethnic, Population-based Stroke Surveillance Study. BMC Neurology, 5, 20.

Smith MA, Lisabeth LD, Brown DL, Morgenstern LB. (2005). Gender Comparisons of Diagnostic Evaluation for Ischemic Stroke Patients. Neurology, 65, 855-858.

Brown DL, Lisabeth LD, Garcia NM, Smith MA, Morgenstern LB. (2004). Emergency Department Evaluation of Ischemic Stroke and TIA: The BASIC Project. Neurology, 63, 2250-2254.

Professional Affiliations

American Heart Association, Stroke and Epidemiology and Prevention Council
Society for Epidemiologic Research
American College of epidemiology

Recent News Items

  • "Women may experience non-traditional stroke symptoms,", May 11, 2009
  • "Early Menopause doubles stroke risk," U.S. News & World Report, February 20, 2009
  • "Even low levels of air pollution may pose stroke risk," State News Service, May 30, 2008