Paul F. Jacques, D.Sc.

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



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

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
Member, American Society for Nutrition
Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research
Fellow, American College of Nutrition

Select Publications
Morris MS, Selhub J, Jacques PF. Vitamin B-12 and folate status in relation to decline in scores on the mini-mental state examination in the Framingham Heart Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(8):1457-64. Epub 2012 Jul 12. PMCID: PMC3419282

Morris MS, Jacques PF.  Total protein, animal protein and physical activity in relation to muscle mass in middle-aged and older Americans. Br J Nutr. 2013;109(7):1294-303. Epub 2012 Aug 2.

Jacques PF, Lyass A, Massaro JM, Vasan RS, D’Agostino RB. Relation of lycopene intake and consumption of tomato products to incident cardiovascular disease. Br J Nutr 2013;110(3):545-51 Epub: 2013 Jan 15.PMCID: PMC3710301

Wang H, Troy LM, Rogers GT, Fox CS, McKeown NM, Meigs JB, Jacques PF. Longitudinal association between dairy consumption and changes of body weight and waist circumference: the Framingham Heart Study. Intern J Obesity 2013, May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: In process

Jacques PF, Cassidy A, Rogers G, Peterson JJ, Meigs JB, Dwyer JT.  Higher dietary flavonol intake is associated with lower incidence of type 2 diabetes. J Nutr. 2013 Sep;143(9):1474-80. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.177212. Epub 2013 Jul 31. PMCID: PMC3743276

All Publications (PubMed)