Dr. Hindorff is an epidemiologist and program director in the Division of Genomic Medicine at NHGRI. She received her M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington, where her research focused on cardiovascular genetic epidemiology and motivating factors for using genetic tests in clinical care. At NHGRI, Dr. Hindorff is the lead Program Director for the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) program, a consortium to assess the clinical utility of genome sequencing in diverse settings and populations.
Dr. Hindorff is also the project scientist for the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) program, a consortium formed to expand understanding of ancestral differences in genomic disease associations in large, diverse, well-characterized cohorts. She is also the NHGRI scientific lead for the online NHGRI Genome-wide Association Study catalog. In her time at NHGRI, she has authored or co-authored over 100 publications and enjoys working with trainees and experienced investigators alike. In addition to managing her scientific portfolio, Dr. Hindorff is broadly interested in health information disparities, the integration of genomic tests into clinical care and practical issues related to large epidemiological studies.
Dr. Hindorff holds an M.P.H. and Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Washington.
Last Updated: November 7, 2018