Hannah Campbell, MD, PhD

Hannah Campbell

Undergraduate School
Emory University

Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine


Interests and Career Goals

Child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine/consult-liaison psychiatry

Favorite Pastimes

Gardening, parenting

Strengths of the Program

Duke Psychiatry is a supportive and warm program with outstanding leadership. There are also ample research opportunities with a highly collaborative research environment.

Areas of Prior Research

Cardiovascular electrophysiology


  • Rao, A.N., Campbell, H.M., Guan, X., Word, T.A., Wehrens, X.H., Xia, Z., and Cooper, T.A. (2021). Reversible cardiac disease features in an inducible CUG repeat RNA-expressing mouse model of myotonic dystrophy. JCI insight, 6(5):143465.
  • Campbell, H.M.*, Quick, A.P.*, Abu-Taha, I., Chiang, D.Y., Kramm, C.F., Word, T.A, Brandenburg, S., Hulsurkar, M., Alsina, K.M., Liu, H.B., Martin, B., Uhlenkamp, D., Moore, O.M., Lahiri, S.K., Corradini, E., Kamler, M., Heck, A.J.R., Lehnart, S.E., Dobrev, D., and Wehrens, X.H.T. (2020). Loss of SPEG Inhibitory Phosphorylation of Ryanodine  Receptor Type-2 Promotes Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation, 142(12):1159-1172. *equal contributors
  • Cheedipudi, S.M., Hu, J., Fan, S., Yuan, P., Karmouch, J., Czernuszewicz, G., Robertson, M.J., Coarfa, C., Hong, K., Yao, Y., Campbell, H.M., Wehrens, X., Gurha, P., Marian, A.J. (2020). Exercise Restores Dysregulated Gene Expression in a Mouse Model of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Cardiovascular Research, 116(6):1199-1213. 
  • Ni, L., Scott, L., Campbell, H., Pan, X., Alsina, K.M., Reynolds, J., Phillipen, L.E., Hulsurkar, M., Lagor, W.R., Li N., and Wehrens, X.H.T. (2019). Atrial-Specific Gene Delivery   Using an Adeno-Associated Viral Vector. Circulation Research, 124(2):256-262.
  • Quick, A.P., Wang, Q., Philippen, L.E., Barreto-Torres, G., Chiang, D.Y., Beavers, D.L., Wang, G., Khalid, M., Reynolds, J.O., Campbell, H.M., Showell, J., Scholten, A., and Wehrens, X.H.T. (2017). Striated Muscle Preferentially Expressed Protein Kinase (SPEG) Is Essential for Cardiac Function by Regulating Junctional Membrane Complex Activity. Circulation Research, 120(1):110-119.
  • Yang, S. H., Morgan, A. A., Nguyen, H. P., Moore, H., Figard, B. J. and   Schug, K. A. (2011). Quantitative determination of Bisphenol A from human saliva using bulk derivatization and trap-and-elute liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30: 12431251.
  • Botas ,A.*, Campbell H.M.*, Han, X., Maletic-Savatic, M. (2015), Metabolomics of Neurodegenerative Diseases. International Review of Neurobiology, 122:53-80. *Equal contributors
  • Campbell, H., Aguilar-Sanchez, Y., Quick, A.P., Dobrev, D., and Wehrens X. (2020). SPEG: a key regulator of cardiac calcium homeostasis. Cardiovascular research. 117(10):2175-2185.
  • Campbell, H.M. and Wehrens X.H.T. (2018), Genetics in Atrial Fibrillation- an Update. Current Opinions in Cardiology. 33(3):304-310.

Poster Presentations

Campbell, H., Ni, L., Li Ni, Reynolds, J., Alsina, K., Veleva,T., Abu-Taha, I., Quick, A., Donoviel, Z., Li, N., Dobrev, D., and Wehrens X. (2018). Downregulated Striated Muscle Preferentially Expressed Protein Kinase Enhances Susceptibility to Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation. American Heart Association BCVS Conference, San Antonio