Center for Health Equity

Project Details

Everything in moderation? Dietary diversity, quality and cardiovascular health.

Project Overview

The goal of this prospective investigation is to advance scientific understanding of the role and relevance of diet diversity for diet quality and risk of cardiovascular disease among U.S adults.

Primary InvestigatorMarcia Otto, PhD



Project Team


Primary Investigator

Marcia Otto, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences



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Kristen Sandulache, RD

Registered Dietitian, School of Public Health


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Savi Appana, MS

Biostatistician, School of Public Health


Ji Yun Tark

Ji Yun Tark, MPH

Graduate Research Assistant, School of Public Health



Kimberly Morrison, MPH

Trainee, School of Public Health



Project Partners: MD Anderson Cancer Center and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.