Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Genetic Medicine
Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD

Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Focus of Work


Dr. Rasmussen-Torvik is a genetic epidemiologist interested in the identification of genetic risk factors for chronic diseases and the implementation of genomics into clinical care. She is also interested in the use of electronic health records in clinical and epidemiological research.


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Education and Certification

  • MPH: University of Minnesota (2004)
  • PhD: University of Minnesota (2007)

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