Annette Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
- Former Chair, Capacity Building Sub-Committee
Dr. Fitzpatrick serves as the Chair of the Capacity Building Sub-Committee for the GRIT consortium. She is also a research team member of the TREIN Nepal Project.
She is an epidemiologist and Research Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health at the Washington University in Seattle. Dr Fitzpatrick has been working in the field of aging for over 28 years with a focus on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk factors, including hypertension and diabetes, as well as in dementia and cognitive function. She has been Principal Investigator of 18 studies funded by the NIH or CDC as well as co-investigator in an additional 15 studies.