Christina Shay

Contact Information:
Christina Shay


Shay, Christina M (HSC)

Department of:

College of Public Health/Dept. of Biostatistics & Epid -Assistant Professor

Center of:


Northwestern University   Post-Doctoral Fellowship   2011
University of Pittsburgh   PhD   2009
Kent State University   Master Certification, Gerontology   2004
Kent State University   Master of Arts, Exercise Physiology   2003
John Carroll University   Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education   2001

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) Population-based prevention research in large observational cohort studies The role of lifestyle (i.e. physical activity, diet, obesity) in the prevention and reduction of cardiovascular disease and diabetes


Research Projects:

Longitudinal Changes in Pericardial Adiposity and Subclinical Atherosclerosis,R01 H3089445 PI: Carr, John Jeffrey ,2012-2014

Selected Publications:

Food and nutrient intakes and the associations with lower body mass index in middle-aged U.S. adults: The International Study of Macro-/Micronutrients and Blood Pressure (INTERMAP).
2012    Shay CM, Stamler J, Dyer AR, Brown IJ, Chan Q, Elliott P, Daviglus ML. Van Horn L
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Relationship between femoral-gluteal adiposity and insulin resistance is not present in type 1 diabetes
2012    Shay CM, Secrest AM, Toledo FS, Kelsey SF, Strotmeyer ES, Goodpaster BH, Orchard TJ
Diabetic Medicine
Television-viewing time and dietary quality among U.S. Children and adults
2012    Sisson SB, Shay CM, Broyles ST, Leyva M.
Am J Prev Med
Nutrient and food intakes of middle-aged adults at low risk of cardiovascular disease: The International Study of Macro-/Micro-nutrients and Blood Pressure (INTERMAP)
2012    7. Shay CM, Stamler J, Dyer AR, Brown IJ, Chan Q, Elliott P, Ueshima H, Curb JD, Daviglus ML, Van Horn L
European Journal of Nutrition
Femoral-gluteal adiposity is not associated with insulin sensitivity in Type 1 diabetes.
   Shay CM, Secrest AM, Miller RG, Strotmeyer ES, Goodpaster BH, Kelsey SF, Orchard TJ.
Diabet Med
Cardiovascular health behavior and health factor changes (1988-2008) and projections to 2020: results from the national health and nutrition examination surveys
   Huffman MD, Capewell S, Ning H, Shay CM, Ford ES, Lloyd-Jones DM

The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Adult height and the risk of cause-specific death and vascular morbidity in 1 million people: individual participant meta-analysis.
Int J Epidemiology
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