Eric B. Rimm

Eric B. Rimm

Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Nutrition


Other Positions

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Director, PhD Program in Population Health Sciences


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine


Brigham and Women's Hospital

Education and Training

BS, Computer Science
University of Wisconsin, Madison,WI

ScD, Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA


Aquatic foods to nourish nations.

Golden CD, Koehn JZ, Shepon A, Passarelli S, Free CM, Viana DF, Matthey H, Eurich JG, Gephart JA, Fluet-Chouinard E, Nyboer EA, Lynch AJ, Kjellevold M, Bromage S, Charlebois P, Barange M, Vannuccini S, Cao L, Kleisner KM, Rimm EB, Danaei G, DeSisto C, Kelahan H, Fiorella KJ, Little DC, Allison EH, Fanzo J, Thilsted SH.

Nature. 2021 10. 598(7880):315-320. PMID: 34526720


Healthy plant-based diet associated with lower stroke risk

For immediate release: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Boston, MA – People who eat diets with higher amounts of healthy plant-based foods and lower amounts of less-healthy plant-based foods may reduce their risk of stroke compared to people with lower-quality diets,…

Assessing the latest U.S. dietary guidelines

Eric Rimm, professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed the recently released 2020–2025 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.