Dr. Aladdin H. Shadyab, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Shadyab’s research focuses on geriatrics, longevity, and aging. Dr. Shadyab has expertise in the health of older women and has authored more than 100 scientific publications on lifestyle and genetic factors associated with chronic diseases, aging, and longevity. Dr. Shadyab’s research has been extensively published in high-impact, prestigious journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Epidemiology, Diabetes Care, JAMA Network Open, European Heart Journal, and Neurology. Dr. Shadyab’s work has been featured in a wide array of media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, the San Diego Union Tribune, Reuters, CNN, BBC, and TIME.
Dr. Shadyab received his PhD in epidemiology from the University of California, San Diego; MPH in epidemiology from San Diego State University; MS in bioinformatics and medical informatics from San Diego State University; and BS in biochemistry from San Diego State University (Phi Beta Kappa). He has received numerous awards in recognition of his outstanding scholarly achievements, including induction into Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health and Phi Beta Kappa. Before joining UCSD faculty, Dr. Shadyab completed an NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rheumatic Diseases at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.