Paul F. Jacques, D.Sc.

Director and Senior Scientist
Nutritional Epidemiology Program
Phone: (617) 556-3322
Fax: (617) 556-3344

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ScD Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
MS Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts
MS Biomedical Engineering University of Connecticut/Storrs

Research Focus
Flavonoids, B vitamins, whole grains, diet patterns and diet quality, and their relation to inflammation, insulin resistance, diabetes, cardiovascular disease cognitive impairment

Academic Appointments
Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

Selected Professional Affiliations
Society for Epidemiologic Research
American College of Nutrition, Fellow
American Society for Nutrition

Selected Publications

Jacques PF, Wang H. Yogurt and weight management. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99(5 Suppl):1229S-34S. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Ma J, Fox CS, Jacques PF, Speliotes EK, Hoffman U, Smith CE, Saltzman E, McKeown NM.  Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and fatty liver disease in the Framingham Heart Study cohorts. J Hepatol. 2015 Aug;63(2):462-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2015.03.032. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Cassidy A, Rogers G, Peterson JJ, Dwyer JT, Lin H, Jacques PF. Higher dietary anthocyanin and flavonol intakes are associated with anti-inflammatory effects in a population of US adults. Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Jul;102(1):172-81. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.108555. Epub 2015 May 27. PMCID: PMC4480670

Jacques PF, Jacques PF, Cassidy A, Rogers G, Peterson JJ, Dwyer JT. Dietary flavonoid intakes and CVD incidence in the Framingham Offspring Cohort. Br J Nutr. 2015 Nov;114(9):1496-503. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515003141. Epub 2015 Sep 3. PMCID: PMC4613998.

Wang H, Fox CS, Troy LM, McKeown NM, Jacques PF. Longitudinal association of dairy consumption with the changes in blood pressure and the risk of incident hypertension: the Framingham Heart Study. Br J Nutr. 2015 Dec;114(11):1887-99. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515003578. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

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