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Rasha Khatib


Rasha Khatib, PhD, MHS, is a Research Scientist at Academic Research and Strategic Partnerships at Advocate Aurora Research Institute (AARI). Her research focuses on preventing primary and secondary cardiovascular disease through translating evidence into clinical practice. She is a site PI for the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, the largest global prospective cohort study examining health behaviors and health outcomes related to cardiovascular disease and has several high impact journal publications including her first authored publication in The Lancet on the availability and affordability of medications for the prevention of cardiovascular events in 18 countries. At AARI her research is focused on leveraging data from electronic health records at large community health care systems to evaluate concordance with clinical practice guidelines as well as developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Khatib received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Biology at Earlham College, her Masters in Health Sciences with a focus on Epidemiology at the Jonhs Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University.

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