Jennifer R Rider ScD, MPHAssistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Dr. Rider is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. As a cancer epidemiologist focusing on primarily on prostate cancer, Dr. Rider’s research has focused primarily on the identification of patient and tumor characteristics that could prevent lethal disease, improve risk prediction, or reduce overtreatment. She is also more generally interested in infections and inflammation in tumor development and progression. Dr. Rider teaches intermediate epidemiology methods at BUSPH, leads a course on cancer epidemiology and prevention at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico, and teaches a course on cancer screening for the National Cancer Institute Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention.