Anne N. Thorndike MD, MPHDirector, Metabolic Syndrome Clinic, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Anne Thorndike, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. Dr. Thorndike is the director of the Metabolic Syndrome Clinic 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 improving healthy food choices among low-income populations, especially those participating in government food assistance programs.
Funding from the NIH (R01 DK114735 and R01 HL125486); no other disclosures.