Erica Warner, ScD, MPH

Dr. Erica Warner is an Assistant Investigator in the CTEU and an Assistant Professor at HMS where she conducts epidemiological research on cancer. Her research studies how lifestyle, behavioral, and genetic factors affect cancer screening, and intermediate markers of cancer risk, cancer risk and survival, with an interest in molecular subtypes and racial/ethnic and socioeconomic health disparities. Dr. Warner is a member of the steering committee of the Boston Breast Cancer Equity Coalition, Research Director for the Boston Mammography Cohort Study, and Project Director for the National Consortium on Psychosocial Stress, Spirituality, and Health. She is a 2018 winner of the Deans Community Service Award from the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School, and was named a 2019 Diversity Scholar by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard, and received the MGH Physician/Scientist Development Award. Dr. Warner has a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a master's in public health degree (MPH) from Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Warner completed her doctorate, and the Alonzo Smythe Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship, both in Epidemiology, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Key Publication

Gunn CM, Maschke A, Bickmore T, Kennedy M, Hopkins MF, Fishman MDC, Paasche-Orlow MK, Warner ET. Acceptability of an Interactive Computer-Animated Agent to Promote Patient-Provider Communication about Breast Density: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study. J Gen Intern Med (2020)