Ana Cristina Perez Moreno, MD, PhD

Biostatistician


T 414-385-5979

Aurora Research Institute
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
3033 S. 27th Street, Suite 201
Milwaukee, WI 53215

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Overview

Dr. Perez Moreno provides statistical support to cardiovascular researchers at Aurora Health Care. As a research biostatistician she is involved in every aspect of a research project, from design to publication.

Dr. Perez Moreno’s experience in medicine and research is extensive and diverse. She earned a medical degree from the University of Monterrey and completed a specialty in internal medicine at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico. She completed a doctor in philosophy degree in biostatistics and medical cardiology from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

More recently, before joining Aurora Health Care, Dr. Perez Moreno researched the role of perivascular adipose tissue in the development of atherosclerosis as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan.

Her experience includes teaching statistics and developing curricula for distance learning at both the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Her main interests are biostatistics, evidence-based medicine, research design, and medical and statistical education.

Education

Doctor in Philosophy, Biostatistics and Medical Cardiology
University of Glasgow, Scotland

Residency, Internal Medicine
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico

Doctor of Medicine, Surgeon and Midwife
University of Monterrey, Mexico

Professional highlights

Postdoctoral cardiovascular research fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2017

Top 10 Young Author for paper titled “Fatigue as a Predictor of Outcome in Patients with Heart Failure: An analysis of the Controlled Rosuvastatin Multinational Trial in Heart Failure (CORONA),” Journal of American College of Cardiology, 2014

Postgraduate doctoral degree scholarship awarded winner, Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (scholar number 215001; scholarship number 310306), 2011-2016

Publications

Perez AC, Jhund PS, Stott DJ, Gullestad L, Cleland JG, et al. Thyroid-stimulating hormone and clinical outcomes: the CORONA trial (controlled rosuvastatin multinational study in heart failure). JACC Heart Fail. 2014;2:35-40.

Rogers JK, Jhund PS, Perez AC, Bohm M, Cleland JG, et al. Effect of rosuvastatin on repeat heart failure hospitalizations: the CORONA Trial (Controlled Rosuvastatin Multinational Trial in Heart Failure). JACC Heart Fail. 2014;2:289-97.

Abdul-Rahim AH, Perez AC, Fulton RL, Jhund PS, Latini R, et al. Risk of Stroke in Chronic Heart Failure Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation: Analysis of the Controlled Rosuvastatin in Multinational Trial Heart Failure (CORONA) and the Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravvivenza nell'Insufficienza Cardiaca-Heart Failure (GISSI-HF) Trials. Circulation. 2015;131:1486-94.

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