Michel Lucas

Visiting Scientist

Department of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition

665 Huntington Avenue
Building 2, 3rd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02115


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship. 2009-2012. Epidemiology of nutrition. Department of Nutrition. Harvard School of Public Health.  (Supervisors: A Ascherio, WC Willett, K Koenen)
  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology. 2003-2008. Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Québec (Canada).  (Supervisors: S Dodin, C Merette)
  • M.Sc. in Public Health. 2000-2003. Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Québec (Canada). (Supervisors: É Dewailly, G Muckle)
  • B.Sc. in Nutrition & Dietetic. 1990-1994.  Faculty of Agriculture Sciences & Nutrition, Laval University, Québec (Canada).

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of dietary factors and lifestyle in depression.
  • Prevention and intervention strategies for depression.
  • Women health.
  • Epidemiology of omega-3 fatty acids in mental health, pregnancy outcomes and nervous system development.