Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology & Population Health
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine
HypertensionDietary saltCardiovascular disease
A specialist in hypertension, Dr. Alderman is widely recognized for having questioned public health initiatives to lower the recommended level of dietary salt. His research has focused on understanding the wide variety of cardiovascular outcomes among patients with high blood pressure. Dr. Alderman has been featured by The New York Times, the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal. read more...