Megan Rice

Research Fellow

Department of Epidemiology

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge, Room 911
Boston, Massachusetts 02115


Sc.D., Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

M.P.H., Epidemiology/Biostatistics, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

A.M., Communication: Media Studies, Stanford University

A.B., Human Biology, Stanford University


Rinaldi S, Biessy C, Hernandez M, Lesueur F, dos-Santos-Silva I, Rice MS, Lajous M, Lopez-Ridaura R, Torres-Mejía G, Romieu I. Circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, genetic polymorphisms and mammographic density in premenopausal Mexican women: results from the ESMaestras cohort. Int J Cancer [in press].

Rice MS*, Murphy MA*, Vitonis AF, Cramer DW, Titus LJ, Tworoger SS, Terry KL. Tubal ligation, hysterectomy, and epithelial ovarian cancer in the New England Case-Control Study.  Int J Cancer [in press]. *Co-first authors.

Rice MS, Biessy C, Lajous M, Bertrand KA, Tamimi RM, Torres-Mejía G, López-Ridaura R, Romieu I. Metabolic syndrome and mammographic density in Mexican women. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 Jul;6(7):701-10.

Xie J, Tworoger SS, Franke AA, Terry KL, Rice MS, Rosner BA, Willett WC, Hankinson SE, Eliassen AH. Plasma enterolactone and breast cancer risk in the Nurses’ Health Study II. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jun;139(3):801-9.

Rice MS*, Bertrand KA*, Lajous M, Tamimi RM, Torres-Mejía G, Biessy C, López-Ridaura R, Romieu I.  Body size throughout the life course and mammographic density in Mexican women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Mar 5. *Co-first authors.

Rice MS, Tworoger SS, Rosner BA, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE, Tamimi RM. Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, growth hormone, and mammographic density in the Nurses’ Health Studies.  Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Dec;136(3):805-12.

Mostofsky E, Rice MS, Levitan EB, Mittleman MA. Habitual coffee consumption and risk of heart failure: a dose-response meta-analysis. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Jul 1;5(4):401-5.

Rice MS, Murphy MA, Tworoger SS. Tubal ligation, hysterectomy and ovarian cancer: A meta-analysis. J Ovarian Res. 2012 May 15;5(1):13.

Rice MS, Tamimi RM, Connolly JL, Collins LC, Shen D, Pollak MN, Rosner B, Hankinson SE, Tworoger SS. Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 and lobule type in the Nurses’ Health Study II. Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Mar 13;14(2).

Gu F, Kraft P, Rice M, Michels KB. Leptin and leptin receptor genes in relation to premenopausal breast cancer incidence and grade in Caucasian women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jan;131(1):17-25.

Rice MS, Custer BS, Hindes DA, Hirschler NV, Nguyen KA, Busch MP, Murphy EL. Genetic research in the blood bank: acceptability to Northern California donors.  Transfusion. 2010 Sep;50(9):1951-8.

Jagannathan L, Chaturvedi M, Mudaliar S, Kamaladoss T, Rice M, Murphy EL. Risk factors for chronic hepatitis B virus infection among blood donors in Bangalore, India. Transfus Med. 2010 Dec;20(6):414-20.