Lorelei Mucci, ScD, MPH

Lorelei Mucci
About Lorelei Mucci, ScD, MPH

Dr. Mucci’s area of research and teaching is cancer epidemiology. She is the Director of the Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program (Area of Interest) within the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). In addition, she is the Leader of the Cancer Epidemiology Program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

After receiving her doctoral degree in epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly the Harvard School of Public Health), she is trained as a post-doctoral fellow in cancer epidemiology at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. At the Karolinska, she gained expertise in using nationwide health registries to examine cancer etiology and formed a long-term partnership with epidemiology colleagues in the Nordic countries. For the past 9 years, her primary faculty appointment has been at the Harvard Chan School, where her research uses integrative molecular epidemiology approaches within cohorts in the United States and globally to investigate research questions focused on cancer etiology, mortality, and survivorship. She serve as co-Principal Investigator for the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (https://sites.sph.harvard.edu/hpfs/) as well as IRONMAN.


Harvard School of Public Health – Boston, MA

Professor of Epidemiology