Anne N. Thorndike MD, MPHDirector, Cardiac Lifestyle Program, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Anne N. Thorndike, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Cardiac Lifestyle Program at the MGH Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center. Her clinical and research interests are the prevention and treatment of obesity and cardiometabolic disease through lifestyle modification. Her research focuses on population-based interventions utilizing behavioral economics strategies, including traffic-light labels and choice architecture, to improve dietary intake and health outcomes in worksite and community-based settings. She is particularly interested in interventions to mitigate the impact of social determinants of health on lifestyle behaviors and chronic disease outcomes in lower-income populations.
Funding from the NIH (R01 DK124145); no other disclosures.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Effectiveness of Goal-Directed and Outcome-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss in Primary Care Patients With Obesity
- Relation of Change or Substitution of Low- and No-Calorie Sweetened Beverages With Cardiometabolic Outcomes
- Differences in Neighborhood Retail Food Environment and Obesity Among Children by SNAP Participation