Cardiologist; Dean and Jean Mayer Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University; Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical School
Dariush Mozaffarian is a cardiologist, the dean and Jean Mayer Professor at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and a professor of medicine at Tufts Medical School. Previously, he was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health and was clinically active at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Mozaffarian has authored nearly 400 scientific publications on dietary priorities for obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases and on evidence-based policy approaches to them. He has served in advisory roles for the US and Canadian governments, American Heart Association, WHO, and United Nations. In 2016, Thomson Reuters named him one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.