Sarah Rosner Preis, ScD MPH

Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Sarah Preis
Crosstown Center – CT327
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Sarah R. Preis, ScD is a Research Associate 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


  • Published on 8/24/2016

    Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Seshadri S, Romero JR. Circulating biomarkers and incident ischemic stroke in the Framingham Offspring Study. Neurology. 2016 Sep 20; 87(12):1206-11. PMID: 27558379.

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  • Published on 7/11/2016

    Piers RJ, Nishtala A, Preis SR, DeCarli C, Wolf PA, Benjamin EJ, Au R. Association between atrial fibrillation and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging brain measures: Framingham Offspring Study. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Oct; 13(10):2020-4. PMID: 27417740.

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  • Published on 7/9/2016

    Weinstein G, Beiser AS, Preis SR, Courchesne P, Chouraki V, Levy D, Seshadri S. Plasma clusterin levels and risk of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016; 3:103-9. PMID: 27453932.

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  • Published on 7/1/2016

    Nation DA, Preis SR, Beiser A, Bangen KJ, Delano-Wood L, Lamar M, Libon DJ, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Pulse Pressure Is Associated With Early Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline: Modifying Effects of APOE-e4. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2016 Jul-Sep; 30(3):210-5. PMID: 27556935.

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  • Published on 7/1/2016

    Hankee LD, Preis SR, Piers RJ, Beiser AS, Devine SA, Liu Y, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Population Normative Data for the CERAD Word List and Victoria Stroop Test in Younger- and Middle-Aged Adults: Cross-Sectional Analyses from the Framingham Heart Study. Exp Aging Res. 2016 Jul-Sep; 42(4):315-28. PMID: 27410241.

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  • Published on 4/4/2016

    Therkelsen KE, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Seshadri S, Wolf P, Au R, Fox CS. Neck Circumference, Brain Imaging Measures, and Neuropsychological Testing Measures. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Jul; 25(7):1570-81. PMID: 27056441.

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  • Published on 3/31/2016

    Jak AJ, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Bondi MW, Au R. Neuropsychological Criteria for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Risk in the Framingham Heart Study. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016 Mar 31; 1-7. PMID: 27029348.

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  • Published on 3/18/2016

    Romero JR, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, D'Agostino RB, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Polak JF, Seshadri S. Carotid Atherosclerosis and Cerebral Microbleeds: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Mar 18; 5(3):e002377. PMID: 26994127.

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  • Published on 7/28/2015

    Andersson C, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Wollert KC, Wang TJ, Januzzi JL, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Associations of Circulating Growth Differentiation Factor-15 and ST2 Concentrations With Subclinical Vascular Brain Injury and Incident Stroke. Stroke. 2015 Sep; 46(9):2568-75. PMID: 26219649.

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  • 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. PMID: 25908455.

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