Principal Investigator

Erica T. Warner, ScD MPH

Dr. Warner is an Assistant Professor in the Department Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital where she conducts epidemiological research on cancer. She is also Research Associate at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology. She is a member of the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center in the Cancer Epidemiology and Risk and Health Disparities Programs.  Dr. Warner is a cancer epidemiologist, studying how lifestyle, behavioral and genetic factors affect risk of cancer, particularly aggressive subtypes.  She also examines factors that lead to more aggressive subtypes of cancer and higher risk of cancer mortality in minority populations.  Dr. Warner’s work appears in leading public health, medical, oncology, and epidemiology journals. Dr. Warner’s recent work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Aetna Foundation and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. Dr. Warner has a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a master's in public health degree (MPH) from Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Warner completed her doctorate and the Alonzo Smythe Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship, both in Epidemiology, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

 

Research Assistants

Naria Sealy

Naria Sealy is a summer fellow through the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer CURE program. A native of Bridgetown, Barbados, Naria is a current Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (METCO) program student and a rising senior at Belmont High School. After graduating high school she plans to attend a four year college in the fall of 2016. Naria is interested in studying health and economic policy . She ultimately hopes to have a career in health care implementation.

Megan Marshall

Megan Marshall is a recent graduate of Brown University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Biology. She is currently working as a clinical research assistant at the Massachusetts General Hospital while she applies to medical school. Megan's main academic interests are in the social aspects of healthcare, and she is looking forward to gaining more experience in patient centered research, and eventually leading this research in the future as a physician researcher.

Greg Fournier

Mr. Fournier is a Technical Research Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is currently working on the Boston Mammography Cohort Study in addition to working for the Brigham and Women/Harvard Cohort’s Biorepository. Mr. Fournier Received His Bachelors in Biology and History from New England College and is currently working towards his master’s in public health degree (MPH) from Boston University.