Mara Meyer Epstein ScD
|Institution||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
|Address||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
|Institution||UMMS - School of Medicine|
|Department||Quantitative Health Sciences|
|Institution||UMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences|
|Department||Clinical Population Health Research|
ScD, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2010
ScM, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2007
BS, Biology, Emory University, 2005
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2010-12
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 2012-13
Research areas of interest: epidemiology of prostate cancer, epidemiology of hematological cancers, inflammation and cancer, nutritional epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, cancer survival
Dr. Epstein is a cancer epidemiologist with an interest in investigating the relationship between inflammation and cancer, focusing on prostate cancer and hematological cancers. Specifically, she conducts studies into molecular, genetic, and nutritional markers related to inflammation and cancer. She is also interested in examining predictors of survival among cancer patients, and utilizing large population-based datasets to examine trends in mortality among cancer patients. She is a faculty member at the Meyers Primary Care Institute, and is a current participant in the Cancer Research Network Scholars Program.
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