About MESA

MESA Coordinating Center

The MESA Coordinating Center is located in Seattle, WA at the University
of Washington

Richard A. Kronmal, PhD, Principal Investigator
Robyn L. McClelland, PhD, Principal Investigator

The Seattle Skyline at Night

The Coordinating Center serves as the administrative, communications and data storage hub for all of MESA. Our work encompasses many tasks, including:

  • Providing overall leadership and management for the study
  • Storing participant data with a focus on security and confidentiality
The University of Washington Campus
Rainier Vista..
  • Distributing datasets to interested researchers
  • Managing communications and collaborations between all study sites and entities
  • Analyzing data and writing papers that are published in medical journals
  • Developing clinical exam protocols and making sure sites follow them
  • Managing surveillance of participants’ clinical health events
  • Reporting study progress to funders
  • Overseeing the work of ancillary studies
  • Ensuring publications meet standards for scientific integrity and rigor
  • Managing communications with participants, including the participant website and newsletter

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the study, please get in touch with your local Field Center.

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