Eric Rimm, ScD

Eric Rimm

Eric Rimm, ScD, is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the director of the program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition. He has an active research program in the study of diet, lifestyle characteristics, and cardiovascular disease and has published more than 400 peer reviewed publications during his 20 years on the faculty at Harvard. He has previously served on the Institute of Medicine’s Dietary Reference Intakes for macronutrients and recently served as one of 13 members on the scientific advisory committee for the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans. He was awarded the 2012 American Society for Nutrition General Mills Institute of Health and Nutrition Innovation Award. Eric is an international speaker on diet and health and has given talks to academic groups, industry, and public health organizations across the globe. For the last decade, he has spoken at The Culinary Institute of America-Harvard School of Public Health Worlds of Healthy Flavors leadership retreat to industry groups and also at the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives conference to medical health professionals. Eric is an associate editor for the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the American Journal of Epidemiology. (Boston, MA)