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Richard S. Cooper
M.D.
  • Anthony B. Traub Professor of Community and Family Medicine
  • Department Chairperson, Public Health Sciences
  • Public Health Sciences
  • Cardiology
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Publications

Cumulative Systolic BP and Changes in Urine Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratios in Nondiabetic Participants of the Multi-Ethnic Study of AtherosclerosisZemaitis,P.; Liu,K.; Jacobs,D. R.,Jr; Cushman,M.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Shoham,D.; Palmas,W.; Cooper,R.; Kramer,H.Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2014 ; ( ):

Physical activity and pre-diabetes-an unacknowledged mid-life crisis: findings from NHANES 2003-2006Farni,K.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Luke,A. H.; Layden,J.; Cooper,R. S.; Dugas,L. R.PeerJ 2014 ;2( ):e499

A cluster-randomized trial of task shifting and blood pressure control in Ghana: study protocolOgedegbe,G.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Gyamfi,J.; Chaplin,W.; Ntim,M.; Apusiga,K.; Khurshid,K.; Cooper,R.Implementation science : IS 2014 ;9(1):73

Association of Genetic Variants With Rapid Fibrosis: Progression After Liver Transplantation for Hepatitis CLayden,J. E.; Tayo,B. O.; Cotler,S. J.; Clark,N. M.; Baraoidan,K.; Friedman,S. L.; Cooper,R. S.Transplantation 2014 ; ( ):

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in African-origin populations at varying latitudes challenges the construct of a physiologic normDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Camacho,P.; Bovet,P.; Forrester,T.; Lambert,E. V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Hoofnagle,A. N.; Aloia,J.; Tayo,B.; Dugas,L. R.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014 ; ( ):

Association of Variants at BCL11A and HBS1L-MYB with Hemoglobin F and Hospitalization Rates among Sickle Cell Patients in CameroonWonkam,A.; Ngo Bitoungui,V. J.; Vorster,A. A.; Ramesar,R.; Cooper,R. S.; Tayo,B.; Lettre,G.; Ngogang,J.PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(3):e92506

A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African originLuke,A.; Bovet,P.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Schoeller,D. A.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Brage,S.; Ekelund,U.; Cooper,R. S.BMC Public Health 2014 ;14(1):397

The Association of the Vanin-1 N131S Variant with Blood Pressure Is Mediated by Endoplasmic Reticulum-Associated Degradation and Loss of FunctionWang,Y. J.; Tayo,B. O.; Bandyopadhyay,A.; Wang,H.; Feng,T.; Franceschini,N.; Tang,H.; Gao,J.; Sung,Y. J.; COGENT BP consortium; Elston,R. C.; Williams,S. M.; Cooper,R. S.; Mu,T. W.; Zhu,X.PLoS Genetics 2014 ;10(9):e1004641

Linkage analysis incorporating gene-age interactions identifies seven novel lipid loci: The Family Blood Pressure ProgramSimino,J.; Kume,R.; Kraja,A. T.; Turner,S. T.; Hanis,C. L.; Sheu,W. H.; Chen,Y. D.; Jaquish,C. E.; Cooper,R. S.; Chakravarti,A.; Quertermous,T.; Boerwinkle,E.; Hunt,S. C.; Rao,D. C.Atherosclerosis 2014 ;235(1):84-93

A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestryMonda,K. L.; Tayo,B. O.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.Nature genetics 2013 ;45(6):690-696

Genome-wide Association Analysis of Blood-Pressure Traits in African-Ancestry Individuals Reveals Common Associated Genes in African and Non-African PopulationsFranceschini,N.; Fox,E.; Zhang,Z.; Edwards,T. L.; Nalls,M. A.; Sung,Y. J.; Tayo,B. O.; Sun,Y. V.; Gottesman,O.; Adeyemo,A.; Johnson,A. D.; Young,J. H.; Rice,K.; Duan,Q.; Chen,F.; Li,Y.; Tang,H.; Fornage,M.; Keene,K. L.; Andrews,J. S.; Smith,J. A.; Faul,J. D.; Guangfa,Z.; Guo,W.; Liu,Y.; Murray,S. S.; Musani,S. K.; Srinivasan,S.; Velez Edwards,D. R.; Wang,H.; Becker,L. C.; Bovet,P.; Bochud,M.; Broeckel,U.; Burnier,M.; Carty,C.; Chasman,D. I.; Ehret,G.; Chen,W. M.; Chen,G.; Chen,W.; Ding,J.; Dreisbach,A. W.; Evans,M. K.; Guo,X.; Garcia,M. E.; Jensen,R.; Keller,M. F.; Lettre,G.; Lotay,V.; Martin,L. W.; Moore,J. H.; Morrison,A. C.; Mosley,T. H.; Ogunniyi,A.; Palmas,W.; Papanicolaou,G.; Penman,A.; Polak,J. F.; Ridker,P. M.; Salako,B.; Singleton,A. B.; Shriner,D.; Taylor,K. D.; Vasan,R.; Wiggins,K.; Williams,S. M.; Yanek,L. R.; Zhao,W.; Zonderman,A. B.; Becker,D. M.; Berenson,G.; Boerwinkle,E.; Bottinger,E.; Cushman,M.; Eaton,C.; Nyberg,F.; Heiss,G.; Hirschhron,J. N.; Howard,V. J.; Karczewsk,K. J.; Lanktree,M. B.; Liu,K.; Liu,Y.; Loos,R.; Margolis,K.; Snyder,M.; Asian Genetic Epidemiology Network Consortium; Psaty,B. M.; Schork,N. J.; Weir,D. R.; Rotimi,C. N.; Sale,M. M.; Harris,T.; Kardia,S. L.; Hunt,S. C.; Arnett,D.; Redline,S.; Cooper,R. S.; Risch,N. J.; Rao,D. C.; Rotter,J. I.; Chakravarti,A.; Reiner,A. P.; Levy,D.; Keating,B. J.; Zhu,X.American Journal of Human Genetics 2013 ;93(3):545-554

25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian womenDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Aloia,J. F.; Dugas,L. R.; Tayo,B. O.; Shoham,D. A.; Bertino,A. M.; Yeh,J. K.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.American Journal of Human Biology : The Official Journal of the Human Biology Council 2013 ;25(4):560-562

Genetic variation in APOL1 and MYH9 genes is associated with chronic kidney disease among NigeriansTayo,B. O.; Kramer,H.; Salako,B. L.; Gottesman,O.; McKenzie,C. A.; Ogunniyi,A.; Bottinger,E. P.; Cooper,R. S.International Urology and Nephrology 2013 ;45(2):485-494

Blacks and Whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population surveyOrdunez,P.; Kaufman,J. S.; Benet,M.; Morejon,A.; Silva,L. C.; Shoham,D. A.; Cooper,R. S.BMC Public Health 2013 ;13( ):169-2458-13-169

Authors' response to commentaries on 'Physical activity does not influence obesity risk'Luke,A.; Cooper,R. S.International journal of epidemiology 2013 ;42(6):1848-1851

Physical activity does not influence obesity risk: time to clarify the public health messageLuke,A.; Cooper,R. S.International journal of epidemiology 2013 ;42(6):1831-1836

Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levelsGlobal Lipids Genetics Consortium; Willer,C. J.; Schmidt,E. M.; Sengupta,S.; Peloso,G. M.; Gustafsson,S.; Kanoni,S.; Ganna,A.; Chen,J.; Buchkovich,M. L.; Mora,S.; Beckmann,J. S.; Bragg-Gresham,J. L.; Chang,H. Y.; Demirkan,A.; Den Hertog,H. M.; Do,R.; Donnelly,L. A.; Ehret,G. B.; Esko,T.; Feitosa,M. F.; Ferreira,T.; Fischer,K.; Fontanillas,P.; Fraser,R. M.; Freitag,D. F.; Gurdasani,D.; Heikkila,K.; Hypponen,E.; Isaacs,A.; Jackson,A. U.; Johansson,A.; Johnson,T.; Kaakinen,M.; Kettunen,J.; Kleber,M. E.; Li,X.; Luan,J.; Lyytikainen,L. P.; Magnusson,P. K.; Mangino,M.; Mihailov,E.; Montasser,M. E.; Muller-Nurasyid,M.; Nolte,I. M.; O'Connell,J. R.; Palmer,C. D.; Perola,M.; Petersen,A. K.; Sanna,S.; Saxena,R.; Service,S. K.; Shah,S.; Shungin,D.; Sidore,C.; Song,C.; Strawbridge,R. J.; Surakka,I.; Tanaka,T.; Teslovich,T. M.; Thorleifsson,G.; Van den Herik,E. G.; Voight,B. F.; Volcik,K. A.; Waite,L. L.; Wong,A.; Wu,Y.; Zhang,W.; Absher,D.; Asiki,G.; Barroso,I.; Been,L. F.; Bolton,J. L.; Bonnycastle,L. L.; Brambilla,P.; Burnett,M. S.; Cesana,G.; Dimitriou,M.; Doney,A. S.; Doring,A.; Elliott,P.; Epstein,S. E.; Eyjolfsson,G. I.; Gigante,B.; Goodarzi,M. O.; Grallert,H.; Gravito,M. L.; Groves,C. J.; Hallmans,G.; Hartikainen,A. L.; Hayward,C.; Hernandez,D.; Hicks,A. A.; Holm,H.; Hung,Y. J.; Illig,T.; Jones,M. R.; Kaleebu,P.; Kastelein,J. J.; Khaw,K. T.; Kim,E.; Klopp,N.; Komulainen,P.; Kumari,M.; Langenberg,C.; Lehtimaki,T.; Lin,S. Y.; Lindstrom,J.; Loos,R. J.; Mach,F.; McArdle,W. L.; Meisinger,C.; Mitchell,B. D.; Muller,G.; Nagaraja,R.; Narisu,N.; Nieminen,T. V.; Nsubuga,R. N.; Olafsson,I.; Ong,K. K.; Palotie,A.; Papamarkou,T.; Pomilla,C.; Pouta,A.; Rader,D. J.; Reilly,M. P.; Ridker,P. M.; Rivadeneira,F.; Rudan,I.; Ruokonen,A.; Samani,N.; Scharnagl,H.; Seeley,J.; Silander,K.; Stancakova,A.; Stirrups,K.; Swift,A. J.; Tiret,L.; Uitterlinden,A. G.; van Pelt,L. J.; Vedantam,S.; Wainwright,N.; Wijmenga,C.; Wild,S. H.; Willemsen,G.; Wilsgaard,T.; Wilson,J. F.; Young,E. H.; Zhao,J. H.; Adair,L. S.; Arveiler,D.; Assimes,T. L.; Bandinelli,S.; Bennett,F.; Bochud,M.; Boehm,B. O.; Boomsma,D. I.; Borecki,I. B.; Bornstein,S. R.; Bovet,P.; Burnier,M.; Campbell,H.; Chakravarti,A.; Chambers,J. C.; Chen,Y. D.; Collins,F. S.; Cooper,R. S.; Danesh,J.; Dedoussis,G.; de Faire,U.; Feranil,A. B.; Ferrieres,J.; Ferrucci,L.; Freimer,N. B.; Gieger,C.; Groop,L. C.; Gudnason,V.; Gyllensten,U.; Hamsten,A.; Harris,T. B.; Hingorani,A.; Hirschhorn,J. N.; Hofman,A.; Hovingh,G. K.; Hsiung,C. A.; Humphries,S. E.; Hunt,S. C.; Hveem,K.; Iribarren,C.; Jarvelin,M. R.; Jula,A.; Kahonen,M.; Kaprio,J.; Kesaniemi,A.; Kivimaki,M.; Kooner,J. S.; Koudstaal,P. J.; Krauss,R. M.; Kuh,D.; Kuusisto,J.; Kyvik,K. O.; Laakso,M.; Lakka,T. A.; Lind,L.; Lindgren,C. M.; Martin,N. G.; Marz,W.; McCarthy,M. I.; McKenzie,C. A.; Meneton,P.; Metspalu,A.; Moilanen,L.; Morris,A. D.; Munroe,P. B.; Njolstad,I.; Pedersen,N. L.; Power,C.; Pramstaller,P. P.; Price,J. F.; Psaty,B. M.; Quertermous,T.; Rauramaa,R.; Saleheen,D.; Salomaa,V.; Sanghera,D. K.; Saramies,J.; Schwarz,P. E.; Sheu,W. H.; Shuldiner,A. R.; Siegbahn,A.; Spector,T. D.; Stefansson,K.; Strachan,D. P.; Tayo,B. O.; Tremoli,E.; Tuomilehto,J.; Uusitupa,M.; van Duijn,C. M.; Vollenweider,P.; Wallentin,L.; Wareham,N. J.; Whitfield,J. B.; Wolffenbuttel,B. H.; Ordovas,J. M.; Boerwinkle,E.; Palmer,C. N.; Thorsteinsdottir,U.; Chasman,D. I.; Rotter,J. I.; Franks,P. W.; Ripatti,S.; Cupples,L. A.; Sandhu,M. S.; Rich,S. S.; Boehnke,M.; Deloukas,P.; Kathiresan,S.; Mohlke,K. L.; Ingelsson,E.; Abecasis,G. R.Nature genetics 2013 ;45(11):1274-1283

Common variants associated with plasma triglycerides and risk for coronary artery diseaseDo,R.; Willer,C. J.; Schmidt,E. M.; Sengupta,S.; Gao,C.; Peloso,G. M.; Gustafsson,S.; Kanoni,S.; Ganna,A.; Chen,J.; Buchkovich,M. L.; Mora,S.; Beckmann,J. S.; Bragg-Gresham,J. L.; Chang,H. Y.; Demirkan,A.; Den Hertog,H. M.; Donnelly,L. A.; Ehret,G. B.; Esko,T.; Feitosa,M. F.; Ferreira,T.; Fischer,K.; Fontanillas,P.; Fraser,R. M.; Freitag,D. F.; Gurdasani,D.; Heikkila,K.; Hypponen,E.; Isaacs,A.; Jackson,A. U.; Johansson,A.; Johnson,T.; Kaakinen,M.; Kettunen,J.; Kleber,M. E.; Li,X.; Luan,J.; Lyytikainen,L. P.; Magnusson,P. K.; Mangino,M.; Mihailov,E.; Montasser,M. E.; Muller-Nurasyid,M.; Nolte,I. M.; O'Connell,J. R.; Palmer,C. D.; Perola,M.; Petersen,A. K.; Sanna,S.; Saxena,R.; Service,S. K.; Shah,S.; Shungin,D.; Sidore,C.; Song,C.; Strawbridge,R. J.; Surakka,I.; Tanaka,T.; Teslovich,T. M.; Thorleifsson,G.; Van den Herik,E. G.; Voight,B. F.; Volcik,K. A.; Waite,L. L.; Wong,A.; Wu,Y.; Zhang,W.; Absher,D.; Asiki,G.; Barroso,I.; Been,L. F.; Bolton,J. L.; Bonnycastle,L. L.; Brambilla,P.; Burnett,M. S.; Cesana,G.; Dimitriou,M.; Doney,A. S.; Doring,A.; Elliott,P.; Epstein,S. E.; Eyjolfsson,G. I.; Gigante,B.; Goodarzi,M. O.; Grallert,H.; Gravito,M. L.; Groves,C. J.; Hallmans,G.; Hartikainen,A. L.; Hayward,C.; Hernandez,D.; Hicks,A. A.; Holm,H.; Hung,Y. J.; Illig,T.; Jones,M. R.; Kaleebu,P.; Kastelein,J. J.; Khaw,K. T.; Kim,E.; Klopp,N.; Komulainen,P.; Kumari,M.; Langenberg,C.; Lehtimaki,T.; Lin,S. Y.; Lindstrom,J.; Loos,R. J.; Mach,F.; McArdle,W. L.; Meisinger,C.; Mitchell,B. D.; Muller,G.; Nagaraja,R.; Narisu,N.; Nieminen,T. V.; Nsubuga,R. N.; Olafsson,I.; Ong,K. K.; Palotie,A.; Papamarkou,T.; Pomilla,C.; Pouta,A.; Rader,D. J.; Reilly,M. P.; Ridker,P. M.; Rivadeneira,F.; Rudan,I.; Ruokonen,A.; Samani,N.; Scharnagl,H.; Seeley,J.; Silander,K.; Stancakova,A.; Stirrups,K.; Swift,A. J.; Tiret,L.; Uitterlinden,A. G.; van Pelt,L. J.; Vedantam,S.; Wainwright,N.; Wijmenga,C.; Wild,S. H.; Willemsen,G.; Wilsgaard,T.; Wilson,J. F.; Young,E. H.; Zhao,J. H.; Adair,L. S.; Arveiler,D.; Assimes,T. L.; Bandinelli,S.; Bennett,F.; Bochud,M.; Boehm,B. O.; Boomsma,D. I.; Borecki,I. B.; Bornstein,S. R.; Bovet,P.; Burnier,M.; Campbell,H.; Chakravarti,A.; Chambers,J. C.; Chen,Y. D.; Collins,F. S.; Cooper,R. S.; Danesh,J.; Dedoussis,G.; de Faire,U.; Feranil,A. B.; Ferrieres,J.; Ferrucci,L.; Freimer,N. B.; Gieger,C.; Groop,L. C.; Gudnason,V.; Gyllensten,U.; Hamsten,A.; Harris,T. B.; Hingorani,A.; Hirschhorn,J. N.; Hofman,A.; Hovingh,G. K.; Hsiung,C. A.; Humphries,S. E.; Hunt,S. C.; Hveem,K.; Iribarren,C.; Jarvelin,M. R.; Jula,A.; Kahonen,M.; Kaprio,J.; Kesaniemi,A.; Kivimaki,M.; Kooner,J. S.; Koudstaal,P. J.; Krauss,R. M.; Kuh,D.; Kuusisto,J.; Kyvik,K. O.; Laakso,M.; Lakka,T. A.; Lind,L.; Lindgren,C. M.; Martin,N. G.; Marz,W.; McCarthy,M. I.; McKenzie,C. A.; Meneton,P.; Metspalu,A.; Moilanen,L.; Morris,A. D.; Munroe,P. B.; Njolstad,I.; Pedersen,N. L.; Power,C.; Pramstaller,P. P.; Price,J. F.; Psaty,B. M.; Quertermous,T.; Rauramaa,R.; Saleheen,D.; Salomaa,V.; Sanghera,D. K.; Saramies,J.; Schwarz,P. E.; Sheu,W. H.; Shuldiner,A. R.; Siegbahn,A.; Spector,T. D.; Stefansson,K.; Strachan,D. P.; Tayo,B. O.; Tremoli,E.; Tuomilehto,J.; Uusitupa,M.; van Duijn,C. M.; Vollenweider,P.; Wallentin,L.; Wareham,N. J.; Whitfield,J. B.; Wolffenbuttel,B. H.; Altshuler,D.; Ordovas,J. M.; Boerwinkle,E.; Palmer,C. N.; Thorsteinsdottir,U.; Chasman,D. I.; Rotter,J. I.; Franks,P. W.; Ripatti,S.; Cupples,L. A.; Sandhu,M. S.; Rich,S. S.; Boehnke,M.; Deloukas,P.; Mohlke,K. L.; Ingelsson,E.; Abecasis,G. R.; Daly,M. J.; Neale,B. M.; Kathiresan,S.Nature genetics 2013 ;45(11):1345-1352

Race in biological and biomedical researchCooper,R. S.Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology 2013 ;5(11):10.1101/cshperspect.a008573

Measures of health and disease in Africa: are current methods giving us useful information about trends in cardiovascular diseases?Cooper,R. S.; Bovet,P.PROGRESS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES 2013 ;56(3):270-277

Populations and polypills: if yes, then how?Cooper,R. S.; Layden,J.JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 2013 ; ( ):

Population-wide weight loss and regain in relation to diabetes burden and cardiovascular mortality in Cuba 1980-2010: repeated cross sectional surveys and ecological comparison of secular trendsFranco,M.; Bilal,U.; Orduñez,P.; Benet,M.; Morejón,A.; Caballero,B.; Kennedy,J. F.; Cooper,R. S.BMJ: British Medical Journal 2013 ;346(7903):15-15

Impact of obesity-related genes in Spanish populationMartinez-Garcia,F.; Mansego,M. L.; Rojo-Martinez,G.; De Marco-Solar,G.; Morcillo,S.; Soriguer,F.; Redon,J.; Pineda Alonso,M.; Martin-Escudero,J. C.; Cooper,R. S.; Chaves,F. J.BMC Genetics 2013 ;14( ):111-2156-14-111

Fine Mapping and Identification of BMI Loci in African AmericansGong,J.; Schumacher,F.; Lim,U.; Hindorff,L. A.; Haessler,J.; Buyske,S.; Carlson,C. S.; Rosse,S.; Buzkova,P.; Fornage,M.; Gross,M.; Pankratz,N.; Pankow,J. S.; Schreiner,P. J.; Cooper,R.; Ehret,G.; Gu,C. C.; Houston,D.; Irvin,M. R.; Jackson,R.; Kuller,L.; Henderson,B.; Cheng,I.; Wilkens,L.; Leppert,M.; Lewis,C. E.; Li,R.; Nguyen,K. D.; Goodloe,R.; Farber-Eger,E.; Boston,J.; Dilks,H. H.; Ritchie,M. D.; Fowke,J.; Pooler,L.; Graff,M.; Fernandez-Rhodes,L.; Cochrane,B.; Boerwinkle,E.; Kooperberg,C.; Matise,T. C.; Le Marchand,L.; Crawford,D. C.; Haiman,C. A.; North,K. E.; Peters,U.American Journal of Human Genetics 2013 ;93(4):661-671

Effects of rare and common blood pressure gene variants on essential hypertension: results from the Family Blood Pressure Program, CLUE, and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities studiesNguyen,K. D.; Pihur,V.; Ganesh,S. K.; Rakha,A.; Cooper,R. S.; Hunt,S. C.; Freedman,B. I.; Coresh,J.; Kao,W. H.; Morrison,A. C.; Boerwinkle,E.; Ehret,G. B.; Chakravarti,A.Circulation research 2013 ;112(2):318-326

The Nigerian antihypertensive adherence trial: a community-based randomized trialAdeyemo,A.; Tayo,B. O.; Luke,A.; Ogedegbe,O.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Cooper,R. S.Journal of hypertension 2013 ;31(1):201-207

Variants in CXADR and F2RL1 are associated with blood pressure and obesity in African-Americans in regions identified through admixture mappingShetty,P. B.; Tang,H.; Tayo,B. O.; Morrison,A. C.; Hanis,C. L.; Rao,D. C.; Young,J. H.; Fox,E. R.; Boerwinkle,E.; Cooper,R. S.; Risch,N. J.; Zhu,X.; Candidate Gene Association Resource (CARe) ConsortiumJournal of hypertension 2012 ;30(10):1970-1976

An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sports.Shoham,D. A.; Tong,L.; Lamberson,P. J.; Auchincloss,A. H.; Zhang,J.; Dugas,L.; Kaufman,J. S.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2012 ;7(6):e39795

Adrenergic alpha-1 pathway is associated with hypertension among Nigerians in a pathway-focused analysisReder,N. P.; Tayo,B. O.; Salako,B.; Ogunniyi,A.; Adeyemo,A.; Rotimi,C.; Cooper,R. S.PLoS ONE 2012 ;7(5):e37145

Trends in mortality from myocardial infarction. A comparative study between Spain and the United States: 1990-2006Orozco-Beltran,D.; Cooper,R. S.; Gil-Guillen,V.; Bertomeu-Martinez,V.; Pita-Fernandez,S.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Carratala-Munuera,C.; Cea-Calvo,L.; Bertomeu-Gonzalez,V.; Seoane-Pillado,T.; Rosado,L. E.Revista espanola de cardiologia (English ed.) 2012 ;65(12):1079-1085

Mortality rates across 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels among adults with and without estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/1.73 m2: the third national health and nutrition examination surveyKramer,H.; Sempos,C.; Cao,G.; Luke,A.; Shoham,D.; Cooper,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.PLoS ONE 2012 ;7(10):e47458

Patterns of sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure in the African DiasporaTayo,B. O.; Luke,A.; McKenzie,C. A.; Kramer,H.; Cao,G.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Forrester,T.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Cooper,R. S.Journal of human hypertension 2012 ;26(5):315-324

Genetic variants in novel pathways influence blood pressure and cardiovascular disease riskThe International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies; Ehret,G. B.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.Nature 2011 ; ( ):

Combined admixture mapping and association analysis identifies a novel blood pressure genetic locus on 5p13: contributions from the CARe consortiumZhu,X.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.Human molecular genetics 2011 ;20(11):2285-2295

Association of genetic variation with systolic and diastolic blood pressure among African Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource studyFox,E. R.; Tayo,B. O.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.Human molecular genetics 2011 ;20(11):2273-2284

Genome-wide Comparison of African-Ancestry Populations from CARe and Other Cohorts Reveals Signals of Natural SelectionBhatia,G.; Tayo,B. O.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.American Journal of Human Genetics 2011 ;89(3):368-381

Identification, replication, and fine-mapping of Loci associated with adult height in individuals of african ancestryN'Diaye,A.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R. S.; et.al.PLoS Genetics 2011 ;7(10):e1002298

Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveysKramer,H.; Cao,G.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Journal of diabetes and its complications 2010 ;24(6):368-374

Fine mapping of the association with obesity at the FTO locus in African-derived populationsHassanein,M. T.; Lyon,H. N.; Nguyen,T. T.; Akylbekova,E. L.; Waters,K.; Lettre,G.; Tayo,B.; Forrester,T.; Sarpong,D. F.; Stram,D. O.; Butler,J. L.; Wilks,R.; Liu,J.; Le Marchand,L.; Kolonel,L. N.; Zhu,X.; Henderson,B.; Cooper,R.; McKenzie,C.; Taylor,H. A.,Jr; Haiman,C. A.; Hirschhorn,J. N.Human molecular genetics 2010 ;19(14):2907-2916

Admixture mapping of quantitative trait loci for BMI in African Americans: evidence for loci on chromosomes 3q, 5q, and 15q.Basu,A.; Tang,H.; Arnett,D.; Gu,C. C.; Mosley,T.; Kardia,S.; Luke,A.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R.; Zhu,X.; Risch,N.Obesity 2009 ;17(6):1226-1231

Time trends in the use of anti-hypertensive medications: results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.Delaney,J. A.; McClelland,R. L.; Furberg,C. D.; Cooper,R.; Shea,S.; Burke,G.; Psaty,B. M.Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 2009 ;18(9):826-832

Obesity management in adults with CKDKramer,H.; Tuttle,K. R.; Leehey,D.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Shoham,D.; Cooper,R.; Beddhu,S.American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2009 ;53(1):151-165

Malignant-appearing microcalcifications at the lumpectomy site with the use of FloSeal hemostatic sealant.Henkel,A.; Cooper,R. A.; Ward,K. A.; Bova,D.; Yao,K.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2008 ;191(5):1371-1373

[Health in Cuba and the millennium development goals]Franco,M.; Kennelly,J. F.; Cooper,R. S.; Ordunez-Garcia,P.Pan American Journal of Public Health 2007 ;21(4):239-250

Transferability of tag SNPs in genetic association studies in multiple populations.de Bakker,P. I.; Burtt,N. P.; Graham,R. R.; Guiducci,C.; Yelensky,R.; Drake,J. A.; Bersaglieri,T.; Penney,K. L.; Butler,J.; Young,S.; Onofrio,R. C.; Lyon,H. N.; Stram,D. O.; Haiman,C. A.; Freedman,M. L.; Zhu,X.; Cooper,R.; Groop,L.; Kolonel,L. N.; Henderson,B. E.; Daly,M. J.; Hirschhorn,J. N.; Altshuler,D.Nature genetics 2006 ;38(11):1298-1303

A combinatorial searching method for detecting a set of interacting loci associated with complex traits.Sha,Q.; Zhu,X.; Zuo,Y.; Cooper,R.; Zhang,S.Annals of Human Genetics 2006 ;70(Pt 5):677-692

A classical likelihood based approach for admixture mapping using EM algorithm.Zhu,X.; Zhang,S.; Tang,H.; Cooper,R.Human genetics 2006 ;120(3):431-445

Searching for signals of evolutionary selection in 168 genes related to immune function.Walsh,E. C.; Sabeti,P.; Hutcheson,H. B.; Fry,B.; Schaffner,S. F.; de Bakker,P. I.; Varilly,P.; Palma,A. A.; Roy,J.; Cooper,R.; Winkler,C.; Zeng,Y.; de The,G.; Lander,E. S.; O'Brien,S.; Altshuler,D.Human genetics 2006 ;119(1-2):92-102

Making sure public health policies work.Franco,M.; Cooper,R.; Ordunez,P.Science 2006 ;311(5764):1098

A common genetic variant is associated with adult and childhood obesity.Herbert,A.; Gerry,N. P.; McQueen,M. B.; Heid,I. M.; Pfeufer,A.; Illig,T.; Wichmann,H. E.; Meitinger,T.; Hunter,D.; Hu,F. B.; Colditz,G.; Hinney,A.; Hebebrand,J.; Koberwitz,K.; Zhu,X.; Cooper,R.; Ardlie,K.; Lyon,H.; Hirschhorn,J. N.; Laird,N. M.; Lenburg,M. E.; Lange,C.; Christman,M. F.Science 2006 ;312(5771):279-283

Increasing body mass index and obesity in the incident ESRD population.Kramer,H. J.; Saranathan,A.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Guichan,C.; Hou,S.; Cooper,R.Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2006 ;17(5):1453-1459

Positive association between resting energy expenditure and weight gain in a lean adult population.Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Adeyemo,A.; Tayo,B.; Cooper,R.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006 ;83(5):1076-1081

Common variants in the ENPP1 gene are not reproducibly associated with diabetes or obesity.Lyon,H. N.; Florez,J. C.; Bersaglieri,T.; Saxena,R.; Winckler,W.; Almgren,P.; Lindblad,U.; Tuomi,T.; Gaudet,D.; Zhu,X.; Cooper,R.; Ardlie,K. G.; Daly,M. J.; Altshuler,D.; Groop,L.; Hirschhorn,J. N.Diabetes 2006 ;55(11):3180-3184

Urine albumin excretion and subclinical cardiovascular disease. The Multi-Ethnic Study of AtherosclerosisKramer,H.; Jacobs,D. R.,Jr; Bild,D.; Post,W.; Saad,M. F.; Detrano,R.; Tracy,R.; Cooper,R.; Liu,K.Hypertension 2005 ;46(1):38-43

Obesity and prevalent and incident CKD: the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program.Kramer,H.; Luke,A.; Bidani,A. K.; Cao,G.; Cooper,R.; McGee,D.American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2005 ;46(4):587-594

Association between chronic kidney disease and coronary artery calcification: the Dallas Heart Study.Kramer,H.; Toto,R.; Peshock,R.; Cooper,R.; Victor,R.Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2005 ;16(2):507-513

Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms and obesity: an examination of three black populations.Kramer,H.; Wu,X.; Kan,D.; Luke,A.; Zhu,X.; Adeyemo,A.; McKenzie,C.; Cooper,R.Obesity research 2005 ;13(5):823-828

Two major QTLs and several others relate to factors of metabolic syndrome in the family blood pressure program.Kraja,A. T.; Rao,D. C.; Weder,A. B.; Cooper,R.; Curb,J. D.; Hanis,C. L.; Turner,S. T.; de Andrade,M.; Hsiung,C. A.; Quertermous,T.; Zhu,X.; Province,M. A.Hypertension 2005 ;46(4):751-757

An evaluation of the metabolic syndrome in a large multi-ethnic study: the Family Blood Pressure Program.Kraja,A. T.; Rao,D. C.; Weder,A. B.; Mosley,T. H.; Turner,S. T.; Hsiung,C. A.; Quertermous,T.; Cooper,R.; Curb,J. D.; Province,M. A.Nutrition & Metabolism 2005 ;2( ):17

The case for selection at CCR5-Delta32.Sabeti,P. C.; Walsh,E.; Schaffner,S. F.; Varilly,P.; Fry,B.; Hutcheson,H. B.; Cullen,M.; Mikkelsen,T. S.; Roy,J.; Patterson,N.; Cooper,R.; Reich,D.; Altshuler,D.; O'Brien,S.; Lander,E. S.Plos Biology 2005 ;3(11):e378

A genome-wide linkage and association study using COGA data.Zhu,X.; Cooper,R.; Kan,D.; Cao,G.; Wu,X.BMC Genetics 2005 ;6(Suppl 1):S128

Genome-wide linkage analysis for loci affecting pulse pressure: the Family Blood Pressure Program.Bielinski,S. J.; Lynch,A. I.; Miller,M. B.; Weder,A.; Cooper,R.; Oberman,A.; Chen,Y. D.; Turner,S. T.; Fornage,M.; Province,M.; Arnett,D. K.Hypertension 2005 ;46(6):1286-1293

Haplotype block definition and its application.Zhu,X.; Zhang,S.; Kan,D.; Cooper,R.Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2004 ; ( ):152-163

Using verbal autopsy to identify and proportionally assign cause of death in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria.Lawoyin,T. O.; Asuzu,M. C.; Kaufman,J.; Rotimi,C.; Johnson,L.; Owoaje,E.; Cooper,R.Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal 2004 ;11(3):182-186

Genome scan for hypertension in nonobese African Americans: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program.Morrison,A. C.; Cooper,R.; Hunt,S.; Lewis,C. E.; Luke,A.; Mosley,T. H.; Boerwinkle,E.American Journal of Hypertension 2004 ;17(9):834-838

Racial/ethnic differences in hypertension and hypertension treatment and control in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA).Kramer,H.; Han,C.; Post,W.; Goff,D.; Diez-Roux,A.; Cooper,R.; Jinagouda,S.; Shea,S.American Journal of Hypertension 2004 ;17(10):963-970

Linkage for BMI at 3q27 region confirmed in an African-American populationLuke,A.; Wu,X.; Zhu,X.; Kan,D.; Su,Y.; Cooper,R.Diabetes 2003 ;52(5):1284-1287

Income, education, and blood pressure in adults in Jamaica, a middle-income developing country.Mendez,M. A.; Cooper,R.; Wilks,R.; Luke,A.; Forrester,T.International journal of epidemiology 2003 ;32(3):400-408

Associations between hypertension and genes in the renin-angiotensin system.Zhu,X.; Chang,Y. P.; Yan,D.; Weder,A.; Cooper,R.; Luke,A.; Kan,D.; Chakravarti,A.Hypertension 2003 ;41(5):1027-1034

Racial differences in susceptibility to obesity.Cooper,R.; Luke,A.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2003 ;77(3):751; author reply 751-2; discussion 752-3

A genome-wide scan for body mass index among Nigerian families.Adeyemo,A.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.; Wu,X.; Tayo,B.; Zhu,X.; Rotimi,C.; Bouzekri,N.; Ward,R.Obesity research 2003 ;11(2):266-273

Segregation analysis of blood pressure and body mass index in a rural US community.Nath,S. K.; Chakravarti,A.; Chen,C. H.; Cooper,R.; Weder,A.; Schork,N. J.Human Biology 2002 ;74(1):11-23

Angiotensin-1-converting enzyme (ACE) plasma concentration is influenced by multiple ACE-linked quantitative trait nucleotides.Cox,R.; Bouzekri,N.; Martin,S.; Southam,L.; Hugill,A.; Golamaully,M.; Cooper,R.; Adeyemo,A.; Soubrier,F.; Ward,R.; Lathrop,G. M.; Matsuda,F.; Farrall,M.Human molecular genetics 2002 ;11(23):2969-2977

Ethnic-difference markers for use in mapping by admixture linkage disequilibrium.Collins-Schramm,H. E.; Phillips,C. M.; Operario,D. J.; Lee,J. S.; Weber,J. L.; Hanson,R. L.; Knowler,W. C.; Cooper,R.; Li,H.; Seldin,M. F.American Journal of Human Genetics 2002 ;70(3):737-750

The structure of haplotype blocks in the human genome.Gabriel,S. B.; Schaffner,S. F.; Nguyen,H.; Moore,J. M.; Roy,J.; Blumenstiel,B.; Higgins,J.; DeFelice,M.; Lochner,A.; Faggart,M.; Liu-Cordero,S. N.; Rotimi,C.; Adeyemo,A.; Cooper,R.; Ward,R.; Lander,E. S.; Daly,M. J.; Altshuler,D.Science 2002 ;296(5576):2225-2229

Detecting recent positive selection in the human genome from haplotype structure.Sabeti,P. C.; Reich,D. E.; Higgins,J. M.; Levine,H. Z.; Richter,D. J.; Schaffner,S. F.; Gabriel,S. B.; Platko,J. V.; Patterson,N. J.; McDonald,G. J.; Ackerman,H. C.; Campbell,S. J.; Altshuler,D.; Cooper,R.; Kwiatkowski,D.; Ward,R.; Lander,E. S.Nature 2002 ;419(6909):832-837

Smoking in Maywood: the unhealthy southern migrant hypothesis among African Americans.King,G.; Polednak,A.; Cooper,R.; Bendel,R.; Woodroffe,A.; Josseran,L.Ethnicity & disease 2001 ;11(3):540-547

Lack of association of the angiotensinogen-6 polymorphism with blood pressure levels in the comprehensive NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.Province,M. A.; Boerwinkle,E.; Chakravarti,A.; Cooper,R.; Fornage,M.; Leppert,M.; Risch,N.; Ranade,K.Journal of hypertension 2000 ;18(7):867-876

Genetic inheritance of body mass index in African-American and African families.Colilla,S.; Rotimi,C.; Cooper,R.; Goldberg,J.; Cox,N.Genetic epidemiology 2000 ;18(4):360-376

Trends and disparities in coronary heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in the United States: findings of the national conference on cardiovascular disease prevention.Cooper,R.; Cutler,J.; Desvigne-Nickens,P.; Fortmann,S. P.; Friedman,L.; Havlik,R.; Hogelin,G.; Marler,J.; McGovern,P.; Morosco,G.; Mosca,L.; Pearson,T.; Stamler,J.; Stryer,D.; Thom,T.Circulation 2000 ;102(25):3137-3147

Correlates of blood pressure in an urban Zimbabwean population and comparison to other populations of African origin.Mufunda,J.; Scott,L. J.; Chifamba,J.; Matenga,J.; Sparks,B.; Cooper,R.; Sparks,H.Journal of human hypertension 2000 ;14(1):65-73

Dietary sodium chloride (salt), other dietary components and blood pressure: paradigm expansion, not paradigm shiftStamler,J.; Appel,L.; Cooper,R.; Denton,D.; Dyer,A. R.; Elliott,P.; Greenland,P.; Kesteloot,H.; Kumanyika,S.; Liu,K.; Marmot,M.; Van Horn,L.; Whelton,P.Acta Cardiologica 2000 ;55(2):73-78

Education
Medical School
  • University of Arkansas College of Medicine
Residency
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
Fellowship
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Cardiology