Ryan Cvejkus

  • Data Manager/Analyst

I serve as the data manager for the Tobago Health Study, and provide analytical support for both the Tobago Study and Long Life Family Study


2018 | University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA | MS Epidemiology
2010 | Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | BS Statistics


Selected Publications
  1. Cvejkus RK, Miljkovic I, Barone Gibbs B, Zmuda JM, Wheeler VW, Kuipers AL.Association of physical activity with blood pressure in African ancestry men. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101458.
  2. Miljkovic I, Kuipers AL,Cvejkus RK, Carr JJ, Terry JG, Thyagarajan B, Wheeler VW, Nair S, Zmuda JM.Hepatic and Skeletal Muscle Adiposity Are Associated with Diabetes Independent of Visceral Adiposity in Nonobese African-Caribbean Men. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2020 Aug;18(6):275-283. doi: 10.1089/met.2019.0097. Epub 2020 May 11. PMID: 32392448; PMCID: PMC7406994.
  3. Kuipers AL, Miljkovic I, Barinas-Mitchell E, Nestlerode CS,Cvejkus RK, Wheeler VW, Zhang Y, Zmuda JM.Wnt Pathway Gene Expression Is Associated With Arterial Stiffness. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Feb 4;9(3):e014170. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.014170. Epub 2020 Jan 30. PMID: 32013702; PMCID: PMC7033870.
  4. Miljkovic I, Kuipers AL,Cvejkus R, Bunker CH, Patrick AL, Gordon CL, Zmuda JM.Myosteatosis increases with aging and is associated with incident diabetes in African ancestry men. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Feb;24(2):476-82. doi: 10.1002/oby.21328. Epub 2015 Dec 23. PMID: 26694517; PMCID: PMC4731257.
  5. Wong AK, Pokhoy A, Chandrakumar A,Cvejkus RK, Zmuda JM.Short- and Long-Term Reciprocal Bone-Muscle Relationships in the Upper and Lower Extremity of Afro-Caribbean Men by DXA: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Tobago Bone Health Study. JBMR Plus. 2020 Oct 1;4(10):e10406. doi: 10.1002/jbm4.10406. PMID: 33103031; PMCID: PMC7574705.