Martin Lajous, Fellow

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Department of Epidemiology, HSPH
Additional Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
Fellowship Mentor: Dr. Miguel Hernan
Risk Factor: N/A
Country: Mexico


Biography & Research Interests: Martin graduated from the medical school at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and obtained a Masters Degree in epidemiology in 2004 and a doctoral degree in 2011 from the Department of Epidemiology at HSPH. He currently is a research fellow in the Program on Causal Inference at the Harvard School of Public Health, has been a researcher at the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico since 2004 and an associate researcher at the Center for Research and Population Health in France since 2011. His work has focused on nutrition and chronic disease, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and breast cancer. In 2006, Martin led an effort to establish a large cohort study to investigate the relation between lifestyle factors and major diseases among 115,000 female teachers in Mexico, where he serves as the Scientific Coordinator.