Emily B. Levitan, ScD, on High-Intensity Statin Use in the United States


In this podcast, Emily Levitan, ScD, talks about her research that examined the relative strength of associations between region, hospital, and patient characteristics with high-intensity statin use after myocardial infarction.

Emily B. Levitan, ScD, is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health in Birmingham, Alabama.

Additional Reading:

  • Bittner V, Colantonio LD, Dai Y, et al. Association of region and hospital and patient characteristics with use of high-intensity statins after myocardial infarction among Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(9):865-872. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2481

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