Dr Alison Abraham has a doctoral degree in Epidemiology and masters degrees in both biostatistics and biomedical engineering. From 2008 until 2016, Dr Abraham was faculty in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, working in the data coordination centers of several large cohort studies of HIV-infection and kidney disease. She specializes in the development of novel methodological tools for addressing current questions of interest related to clinical practice and patient long-term health. In 2016, she returned to the Dana Center as faculty. She is currently working with a diverse team to study the intersection of vision and neurocognitive function in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, with the aim of developing a screening tool for early Alzheimer’s disease.