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Michelle D. Holmes, MD PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor, Channing Laboratory, Brigham And Women's Hospital

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Michelle Holmes
Brigham And Women's Hospital
181 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA, 02115
Mailstop: Channing Laboratory
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DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Cancer Risk and Disparities
Cancer Epidemiology

Research Abstract

My research interests include lifestyle factors (diet, weight change, physical activity, and psychosocial factors, common medications) affecting quality of life and survival after a cancer diagnosis, as well as the association between diet and breast cancer risk. Other research interests include diet and lifestyle influences on endogenous levels of steroid hormones and insulin-like growth factors, and ethnic differences in obesity and other lifestyle factors affecting chronic disease risk. Since 2007 I have helped to design a collaborative longitudinal study of non-communicable disease (obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer) at 5 sites in sub-Saharan Africa, called the Africa Harvard School of Public Health Partnership for Cohort Research and Training (PaCT).


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