Sarah Rosner Preis, ScD MPH

Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Sarah Preis
Crosstown Center – CT327
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Sarah R. Preis, ScD is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health. Her research efforts focus on the epidemiology of stroke and dementia within the Framingham Heart Study Cohorts. She provides statistical support to the neurology research group at Boston Medical Center. In addition, she has collaborated with several investigators from the Framingham Heart Study on various projects involving diabetes, novel measures of obesity, and coronary artery calcification. Sarah has a ScD in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health and a MPH in epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She joined the faculty at Boston University after completing a NHLBI postdoctoral research fellowship at the Framingham Heart Study.


  • Harvard School of Public Health, ScD
  • Emory University, MPH
  • Tufts University, BS

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS723


  • Published on 5/1/2015

    Wilker EH, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Wolf PA, Au R, Kloog I, Li W, Schwartz J, Koutrakis P, DeCarli C, Seshadri S, Mittleman MA. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter, residential proximity to major roads and measures of brain structure. Stroke. 2015 May; 46(5):1161-6.

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  • Published on 4/1/2015

    Gupta A, Preis SR, Beiser A, Devine S, Hankee L, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Mid-life Cardiovascular Risk Impacts Memory Function: The Framingham Offspring Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2015 Apr-Jun; 29(2):117-23.

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  • Published on 3/18/2015

    Libon DJ, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Devine S, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, DeCarli C, Au R. Verbal Memory and Brain Aging: An Exploratory Analysis of the Role of Error Responses in the Framingham Study. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 Sep; 30(6):622-8.

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  • Published on 3/11/2015

    Kaess BM, Preis SR, Lieb W, Beiser AS, Yang Q, Chen TC, Hengstenberg C, Erdmann J, Schunkert H, Seshadri S, Vasan RS. Circulating brain-derived neurotrophic factor concentrations and the risk of cardiovascular disease in the community. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015; 4(3).

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  • Published on 1/28/2015

    Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Kase CS, Wolf PA, DeCarli C, Romero JR, Seshadri S. Inflammatory biomarkers, cerebral microbleeds, and small vessel disease: Framingham Heart Study. Neurology. 2015 Feb 24; 84(8):825-32.

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  • Published on 9/10/2014

    Chouraki V, Beiser A, Younkin L, Preis SR, Weinstein G, Hansson O, Skoog I, Lambert JC, Au R, Launer L, Wolf PA, Younkin S, Seshadri S. Plasma amyloid-ß and risk of Alzheimer''s disease in the Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2015 Mar; 11(3):249-257.e1.

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  • Published on 6/26/2014

    McMahon GM, Preis SR, Hwang SJ, Fox CS. Mid-Adulthood Risk Factor Profiles for CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov; 25(11):2633-41.

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  • Published on 4/30/2014

    Weinstein G, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Au R, Kelly-Hayes M, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Seshadri S. Cognitive performance after stroke - The Framingham Heart Study. Int J Stroke. 2014 Oct; 9 Suppl A100:48-54.

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  • Published on 4/8/2014

    Romero JR, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Viswanathan A, Martinez-Ramirez S, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Seshadri S. Risk factors, stroke prevention treatments, and prevalence of cerebral microbleeds in the Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2014 May; 45(5):1492-4.

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  • Published on 2/1/2014

    Barnes DE, Beiser AS, Lee A, Langa KM, Koyama A, Preis SR, Neuhaus J, McCammon RJ, Yaffe K, Seshadri S, Haan MN, Weir DR. Development and validation of a brief dementia screening indicator for primary care. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Nov; 10(6):656-665.e1.

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