Dr. Deirdre Tobias is an associate epidemiologist in the BWH Department of Medicine’s Division of Preventive Medicine and Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tobias received her doctorate in nutrition and epidemiology from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Her primary research interests include identifying lifestyle risk factors for prevention of obesity-related chronic diseases, including gestational diabetes in pregnancy, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Dr. Tobias’ research has been published in leading scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association and Society for Epidemiologic Research.