Paul Lochhead, MBChB, PhD


Dr. Paul Lochhead is a Physician Investigator in the CTEU, an Instructor in Medicine at HMS and a clinician in the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at MGH. He trained as a gastroenterologist in the UK and subsequently completed advanced clinical training in inflammatory bowel diseases at MGH. During his doctoral studies, Paul spent a year as a Frank Knox Memorial Fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where he worked on the molecular pathology and epidemiology of colorectal cancer survival. Paul joined the CTEU in 2015 and has been involved in a number of gastrointestinal epidemiologic studies involving the Harvard prospective cohorts. Paul’s current research interests include investigating the role of medication, lifestyle and environmental factors in the development and progression of IBD and other GI disorders. Paul is supported by a career development award from the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.