Johanna T. Dwyer, D.Sc., R.D.

Senior Scientist
Nutritional Epidemiology Program
Box 783 New England Medical Center
750 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 636-5273
Fax: (617) 636-8325


D.Sc., Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

Research Focus
Flavonoids in food and supplements and chronic disease risk; nutrition and quality of life; nutritional risk factors in hemodialysis and kidney disease; and cardiovascular disease prevention; efficacy and use of dietary supplements

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

Selected Professional Affiliations
Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
Member, Board of Trustees, International Life Sciences Institute, North America

Board Certification
Registered Dietitian

Select Publications
Fulgoni VL 3rd, Keast DR, Bailey RL, Dwyer J. Foods, fortificants, and supplements: Where do Americans get their nutrients? J Nutr. 2011 Oct;141(10):1847-54.

Leung J, Dwyer J, Hibberd P, Jacques P, Rand W, Rocco MV; HEMO Study Group. Association between adherence to folic acid supplements and serum folate, and plasma homocysteine among hemodialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2011 May;21(3):246-56.

Gahche J, Bailey R, Burt V, Hughes J, Yetley E, Dwyer J, Picciano MF, McDowell M, Sempos C. Dietary supplement use among U.S. adults has increased since NHANES III (1988-1994). NCHS Data Brief. 2011 Apr;(61):1-8.

Peterson J, Dwyer J, Adlercreutz H, Scalbert A, Jacques P, McCullough ML. Dietary lignans: physiology and potential for cardiovascular disease risk reduction. Nutr Rev. 2010 Oct;68(10):571-603.

Leung J, Larive B, Dwyer J, Hibberd P, Jacques P, Rand W; HEMO Study Group. Folic acid supplementation and cardiac and stroke mortality among hemodialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2010 Sep;20(5):293-302.

Srinivas PR, Philbert M, Vu TQ, Huang Q, Kokini JL, Saltos E, Chen H, Peterson CM, Friedl KE, McDade-Ngutter C, Hubbard V, Starke-Reed P, Miller N, Betz JM, Dwyer J, Milner J, Ross SA. Nanotechnology research: applications in nutritional sciences. J Nutr. 2010 Jan;140(1):119-24. Epub 2009 Nov 25. Erratum in: J Nutr. 2010 May;140(5):1062.

Rowe S, Alexander N, Clydesdale F, Applebaum R, Atkinson S, Black R, Dwyer J, Hentges E, Higley N, Lefevre M, Lupton J, Miller S, Tancredi D, Weaver C, Woteki C, Wedral E; International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America Working Group on Guiding Principles. Funding food science and nutrition research: financial conflicts and scientific integrity. Nutr Rev. 2009 May;67(5):264-72.

All Publications (Pub Med)