Marissa Shams-White, PhD MS MPH
  • Cancer Prevention Fellow
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Rockville, MD USA


Dr. Marissa Shams-White received her PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, her MPH from the Tufts University School of Medicine, and her MS in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is currently a Cancer Prevention Fellow at the National Cancer Institute and Adjunct Faculty in the Applied Nutrition Program at the University of New England. Her research interests include the associations between both individual behavioral risk factors (e.g., diet, sleep) and the built environment in obesity and cancer prevention, health and wellness promotion in the military, and the role of complementary and alternative medicine in disease prevention.