Phillip Hwang, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

PhD, University of Washington
MPH, Columbia University
BA, Brown University

Pronouns: he/him/his
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Phillip Hwang, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health. As a neuroepidemiologist, his primary research focuses on modifiable lifestyle factors, such as physical activity, diet, and social engagement, across the life course on risk and resilience for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD). He also conducts research on traumatic brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, as well as use of digital technologies to assess cognition and facilitate more inclusive and representative research around ADRD.

Physical Activity over the Adult Life Course and Cognitive Resilience to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
12/01/2022 - 11/30/2027 (PI)
NIH/National Institutes of Health

Early detection and monitoring of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias using non-semantic linguistic and acoustic features of speech derived from hearing aid
09/30/2022 - 08/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Headwaters Innovation, Inc NIH NIA

Impact of midlife and late-life dietary blueberry intake on dementia risk in the Framingham Heart Study
10/05/2022 - 10/04/2023 (Subcontract PI)
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Dept of Agriculture


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  1. Hwang PH, Ang TFA, De Anda-Duran I, Liu X, Liu Y, Gurnani A, Mez J, Auerbach S, Joshi P, Yuan J, Devine S, Au R, Liu C. Examination of potentially modifiable dementia risk factors across the adult life course: The Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2023 Jul; 19(7):2975-2983.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36656649; PMCID: PMC10354206; DOI: 10.1002/alz.12940;
  2. De Anda-Duran I, Kolachalama VB, Carmichael OT, Hwang PH, Fernandez C, Au R, Bazzano LA, Libon DJ. Midlife Neuropsychological Profiles and Associated Vascular Risk: The Bogalusa Heart Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023; 94(1):101-113.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37212094
  3. Temkin N, Machamer J, Dikmen S, Nelson LD, Barber J, Hwang PH, Boase K, Stein MB, Sun X, Giacino J, McCrea MA, Taylor SR, Jain S, Manley G. Risk Factors for High Symptom Burden Three Months after Traumatic Brain Injury and Implications for Clinical Trial Design: A Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury Study. J Neurotrauma. 2022 Nov; 39(21-22):1524-1532. PMID: 35754333; PMCID: PMC9689769; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2022.0113;
  4. Qiu S, Miller MI, Joshi PS, Lee JC, Xue C, Ni Y, Wang Y, De Anda-Duran I, Hwang PH, Cramer JA, Dwyer BC, Hao H, Kaku MC, Kedar S, Lee PH, Mian AZ, Murman DL, O'Shea S, Paul AB, Saint-Hilaire MH, Alton Sartor E, Saxena AR, Shih LC, Small JE, Smith MJ, Swaminathan A, Takahashi CE, Taraschenko O, You H, Yuan J, Zhou Y, Zhu S, Alosco ML, Mez J, Stein TD, Poston KL, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Multimodal deep learning for Alzheimer's disease dementia assessment. Nat Commun. 2022 Jun 20; 13(1):3404.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35725739; PMCID: PMC9209452; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-31037-5;
  5. Hwang PH, Longstreth WT, Thielke SM, Francis CE, Carone M, Kuller LH, Fitzpatrick AL. Longitudinal Changes in Hearing and Visual Impairments and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 May 02; 5(5):e2210734. PMID: 35511175; PMCID: PMC9073563; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.10734;
  6. Machamer J, Temkin N, Dikmen S, Nelson LD, Barber J, Hwang P, Boase K, Stein MB, Sun X, Giacino J, McCrea MA, Taylor SR, Jain S, Manley G. Symptom Frequency and Persistence in the First Year after Traumatic Brain Injury: A TRACK-TBI Study. J Neurotrauma. 2022 Mar; 39(5-6):358-370. PMID: 35078327; PMCID: PMC8892966; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2021.0348;
  7. Hwang PH, Nelson LD, Sharon JD, McCrea MA, Dikmen SS, Markowitz AJ, Manley GT, Temkin NR. Association Between TBI-Related Hearing Impairment and Cognition: A TRACK-TBI Study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2022 Sep-Oct 01; 37(5):E327-E335. PMID: 34698685; PMCID: PMC9035476; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000735;
  8. Chirambo GB, Thompson M, Hardy V, Ide N, Hwang PH, Dharmayat K, Mastellos N, Heavin C, O'Connor Y, Muula AS, Andersson B, Carlsson S, Tran T, Hsieh JC, Lee HY, Fitzpatrick A, Joseph Wu TS, O'Donoghue J. Effectiveness of Smartphone-Based Community Case Management on the Urgent Referral, Reconsultation, and Hospitalization of Children Aged Under 5 Years in Malawi: Cluster-Randomized, Stepped-Wedge Trial. J Med Internet Res. 2021 10 20; 23(10):e25777. PMID: 34668872; PMCID: PMC8567152; DOI: 10.2196/25777;
  9. Hwang PH, Longstreth WT, Thielke SM, Francis CE, Carone M, Kuller LH, Fitzpatrick AL. Ophthalmic conditions associated with dementia risk: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Sep; 17(9):1442-1451. PMID: 33788406; PMCID: PMC8527838; DOI: 10.1002/alz.12313;
  10. Hwang PH, Longstreth WT, Brenowitz WD, Thielke SM, Lopez OL, Francis CE, DeKosky ST, Fitzpatrick AL. Dual sensory impairment in older adults and risk of dementia from the GEM Study. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2020; 12(1):e12054. PMID: 32671180; PMCID: PMC7340796; DOI: 10.1002/dad2.12054;

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