BMI-CHD Collaboration Investigators and Study Sites
Australian National Heart Foundation Risk Factor Prevalence Study: Tim Welborn, AO, PhD Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley.
Caerphilly Cohort Study:
John W. G. Yarnell, MD, and Shicheng Yu, MD, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen's University of Belfast, Institute of Clinical Science, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Medical Research Council Collaborative Group, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, England.
Dubbo Study of Australian Elderly:
Leon A. Simons, MD, FRACP, University of New South Wales Lipid Research Department, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.
Finnish Mobile Clinic Health Examination Survey:
Paul Knekt, PhD, Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki.
Stephen MacMahon, PhD, Robyn Norton, PhD, and Mark Woodward, PhD, The George Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Rod Jackson, PhD, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study:
Haana-Maaria Lakka, MD, PhD, Department of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland.
Malmö Preventive Project:
Susanna Calling, MD, PhD, and Bo Hedblad, MD, PhD, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Epidemiological Research Group, Lund University, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.
Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study:
Graham G. Giles, PhD, Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Multifactor Primary Prevention Study Göteborg:
Annika Rosengren, MD, Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Göteborg, Sweden.
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study:
Roland J. Thorpe Jr, PhD, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland.
Nijmegen Cohort Study:
J. Carel Bakx, MD, PhD, Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre St Radboud Nijmegen, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Norwegian Counties Study:
Bjørn Heine Strand, PhD, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo.
Nurses' Health Study:
Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD, and Rob M. van Dam, PhD, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.
PRIME (Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction) Study:
Pierre Ducimetière, PhD, Institut National de la Sant et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Unit 258: Cardiovascular and Metabolic Epidemiology, Villejuif, France; Phillipe Amouyel, MD, PhD, INSERM, Unit 508, Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France; Dominique Arveiler, MD, Laboratoire d’Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, Strasbourg, France; Alun Evans, MD, FRCP, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast; and Jean Ferrières, MD, MSc, INSERM, Unit 558, Faculté de Médicine Purpan, Toulouse, France.
Scottish Heart Health Study:
Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe, MD, FRCP, FFPH, and Mark Woodward, PhD, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee.
US Railroad Cohort, Rome Railroad Cohort, and Italian Rural Areas of the Seven Countries Study:
Alessandro Menotti, MD, PhD, Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy.
Ventimiglia di Sicilia Heart Study:
Carlo M. Barbagallo, MD, PhD, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Patologie Emergenti, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy.
Martin J. Shipley, MSc, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England.
Zutphen Elderly Study:
Daan Kromhout, PhD, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands; Ivon E. J. Milder, PhD, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands.