Meet our Experts
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH,
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine
Co-Director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine and the Elizabeth F. Brigham Professor of Women's Health, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
About The Expert
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH, is chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine, as well as co-director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She is professor of medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health at Harvard Medical School.
The focus of Dr. Manson's research has been women's health, randomized clinical trials in cardiovascular disease prevention and translational research. She is principal investigator of several grants from the National Institutes of Health, including the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL), the Women's Health Initiative Vanguard Clinical Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, the Women's Antioxidant and Folic Acid Cardiovascular Trial, and Biochemical and Genetic Risk Factors for CVD in Women, among others. She is also PI of the Boston site for the KEEPS trial.
Dr. Manson has received numerous awards and honors, including the Woman in Science Award from the American Medical Women's Association, and she was one of the physicians featured in the National Library of Medicine's exhibition, "History of American Women Physicians," in Bethesda, Maryland. She is currently president-elect of the North American Menopause Society.