Eric Bruce Rimm

Eric Bruce Rimm

Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Nutrition


Other Positions

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine


Brigham and Women's Hospital



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.

Long-term antibiotic use linked with CVD risk in women

Women’s risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) may increase if they use antibiotics for two months or more, according to a new study. Researchers looked at data on more than 36,000 women over seven years of follow-up. Compared with…

Alcohol and health: It’s complicated

The potential benefits and risks of drinking alcohol have been debated for decades.  Moderate drinking has been linked with reduced risk of getting heart disease—but also with increased risk of some types of cancer. A March 14, 2019…