Michelle Holmes

Michelle Holmes

Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Channing Lab
181 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Education

1977 B.A., RADCLIFFE COLLEGE
1982 M.P.H. (Health Policy and Management), HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
1982 M.D. (Medicine), HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL
1997 DR.P.H. (Epidemiology), HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Other Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Selected Publications

Adebamowo CA, Spiegelman D, Berkey CS, Danby FW, Rockett HH, Colditz GA, Willett WC, Holmes MD. Milk consumption and acne in teenaged boys. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008;58(5):787-93

Ganmaa D, Willett WC, Li TY, Feskanich D, Van Dam RM, Lopez-Garcia E, Hunter DJ, Holmes MD. Coffee, tea, caffeine and risk of breast cancer: A 22-year follow-up. Int J Cancer. 2008; 122(9):2071-6

Holmes MD, Murin S, Chen WY, Kroenke CH, Spiegelman D, Colditz GA. Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. Int J Cancer. 2007;120(12):2672-7

Holmes MD, Powell I, Campos H, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E, Willett WC. Validation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire Using Biological Markers in African American Men. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007;61(11):1328-36.

Kim EH, Willett WC, Colditz GA, Hankinson SE, Stampfer MJ, Hunter DJ, Rosner B, Holmes MD. Dietary Fat and Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer in a 20-year Follow-up. Am J Epidemiol. 2006;164(10):990-7

Fung TT, Hu FB, McCullough ML, Newby PK, Willett WC, Holmes MD. Diet quality is associated with the risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women. J Nutr. 2006;136(2):466-72

Holmes MD, Chen WY, Feskanich D, Kroenke CH, Colditz GA. Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. JAMA. 2005;293(20):2479-86.

Kroenke CH, Chen WY, Rosner B, Holmes MD. Weight, weight gain, and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. J Clin Oncol. 2005;23(7):1370-8

Research

Lifestyle factors affecting quality of life and survival after a cancer diagnosis, as well as cancer risk, and the development of observational and intervention studies in Africa and other parts of the developing world.