Alexander Sergeev

Alexander Sergeev, MD, PhD, MPH

Ohio University

Associate Professor, Department of Social and Public Health

Contact Information

W343 Grover Center

Ohio University

Athens OH 45701

Phone: 740.593.0635

Fax: 740.593.0555


Smolensk State Medical Institute, MD

Smolensk State Medical Academy, PhD

University at Albany – SUNY (State University of New York), MPH


Dr. Sergeev is the director of the Epidemiology in Public Health; Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control; and Advanced Epidemiology courses at the CEOMPH Program. He has an extensive professional experience in clinical medicine, health research, and public health. Dr. Sergeev practiced as a cardiologist in a teaching hospital and was a medical school faculty member at Smolensk State Medical Academy (Russia). Dr. Sergeev’s interest in clinical research and evidence-based medicine (EBM) resulted in his PhD in Medical Sciences. Later on, his further interest in epidemiology and biostatistics as the basis of EBM brought Dr. Sergeev to the University at Albany-SUNY (State University of New York), where he earned his MPH with concentration in Epidemiology. He also worked as a research scientist at the New York State Department of Health and the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany. Dr. Sergeev’s research interests focus on cardiovascular disease epidemiology, health care utilization patterns, and quantitative methods in health research.

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology

  • Environmental risk factors for atherosclerosis-related diseases (heart disease, stroke)

  • Cardiovascular disease emerging risk factors and their relationship with conventional risk factors

  • Health care utilization patterns in populations with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity

  • Health outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research

Practice Interests

  • Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and diabetes

  • Quantitative methods in health research

  • Patterns of health services utilization

  • Health research collaborations

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment

  • Course director, Epidemiology in Public Health

  • Course director, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control

  • Course director, Advanced Epidemiology

  • Capstone Preceptor

  • Practicum Preceptor

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology

  • Emerging and conventional risk factors for cardiovascular disease

  • Diabetes epidemiology

  • Comorbidity patterns