Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition
Sc.D. in Nutrition and Epidemiology, 2007, Harvard School of Public Health
M.M.S. in Social Medicine and Health Service Management, 2002, Beijing University Health Science Center
M.D., 1997, Beijing Medical University
Dr. Sun’s primary research interests are to identify and examine biomedical risk factors, including dietary biomarkers, in relation to type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. His research is primarily based on a few large-scale cohort studies including the Nurses’ Health Study I and II and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Dr. Sun is also interested in the role of environmental pollutants, especially those from dietary sources, in the etiology of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Sun is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.