Yann Klimentidis

Associate Professor

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

The University of Arizona

Yann Klimentidis, PhD, is a genetic epidemiologist and Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Public Health. His research group uses genetic evidence to better understand disease etiology and population differences in health, to improve disease prediction and treatment, and to identify causal links between exposures and outcomes. The main areas of focus among his research group are body composition, cardiometabolic traits and diseases, physical activity, and neurodegenerative disease.


  • PhD
  • MS

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