Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Grodstein received a doctorate in epidemiology in 1992 from Harvard School of Public Health. She is a Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Grodstein is Director of Research for the Nurses’ Health Study, one of the largest studies of women’s health, which is based at the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s.
Dr. Grodstein’s research activities over the last 25 years focus on public health and prevention of major health conditions and diseases in women. She has published over 200 original manuscripts and book chapters in this area, from infertility to menopause to aging. She is a Member of the Research Advisory Committee for the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Connor’s Center for Research on Women’s Health and Gender Biology, an Advisor to the American Nurses’ Association’s Program “Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation”, and a Member of the Steering Committee for the NIH Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. Dr. Grodstein has been an advisor to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on their Healthy Brain Initiative. Dr. Grodstein is a member of the Editorial Board of Menopause, the Journal of the North American Menopause Society, as well as the Executive Board of Maturitas, the Journal of the European Menopause Society. She also has been elected as a Fellow of the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention of the American Heart Association.