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Joann Manson

Joann Manson

Chief
Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
USA

Biography

JoAnn Manson is Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is also Co-Director, Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, at BWH. Dr. Manson is an endocrinologist, epidemiologist, and Principal Investigator of several National Institute of Health-funded research studies, including the Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Center, Boston site, since study inception; the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL); the Women’s Folic Acid Cardiovascular Study, and the cardiovascular component of the Nurses’ Health Study, among others. She is also one of the Principal Investigators of the KEEPS trial and the Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamins Outcomes Study (COSMOS). Her primary research interests include the role of lifestyle and nutritional factors in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, effects of obesity on chronic diseases, the benefits and risks of estrogen therapy, vitamin D, omega-3s, and folic acid supplementation, and the effects of moderate-intensity versus vigorous exercise. She has received numerous honors, including the Woman in Science Award from the American Medical Women’s Association, the American Heart Association’s Population Research Prize, the AHA’s Distinguished Scientist Award, election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, and the 2013 Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary Leadership in Women’s Health. She served as the 2011-2012 President of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). She has published more than 800 articles and is the author or editor of several books. She was also one of the physicians featured in the National Library of Medicine’s exhibition, History of American Women Physicians.

Research Interest

Role of lifestyle and nutritional factors in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, effects of obesity on chronic diseases, the benefits and risks of estrogen therapy, vitamin D, omega-3s, and folic acid supplementation, and the effects of moderate-intensity versus vigorous exercise.