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Pamela Rist, ScD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Pamela Rist is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an Associate Epidemiologist in the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Her academic research interests are primarily focused on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease (particularly stroke) and neurologic diseases (especially those with a vascular component) with the goal of identifying ways to reduce the morbidity burden associated with stroke, migraine, and cognitive decline. In addition to her research activities, Dr. Rist is actively involved in teaching at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and she has received teaching awards from the Harvard Chan School and the Department of Epidemiology for her teaching.