Eric B. Rimm
Secondary Faculty

Eric B. Rimm

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology


Other Positions

Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Nutrition


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

Medicine-Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Education and Training

BS, Computer Science
University of Wisconsin, Madison,WI

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



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.