JoAnn Manson

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

900 Commonwealth Avenue
Brigham & Women’s Hospital 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617.278.0871

Other Affiliations

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School* Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Manson is also the specialist for the Menopause Center of


Research interests include:

  • Women’s health and chronic disease epidemiology, particularly the role of lifestyle factors, micronutrient supplementation, and hormone replacement therapy as determinants of heart disease and stroke in women;
  • Prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its cardiovascular complications and biochemical and genetic markers for diabetes and cardiovascular disease; and
  • Assessment of lifestyle and endocrinologic determinants of breast cancer.


AB, 1975, Harvard University
MD, 1979, Case Western Reserve Univ. School of Medicine
MPH, 1984, HSPH
DrPH, 1987, HSPH