Tracey Simon, MD, MPH


Dr. Tracey Simon is a Physician Investigator in the CTEU, hepatologist in the Division of Gastroenterology at MGH, and an Instructor of Medicine at HMS. She cares for patients with chronic liver diseases, including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Her research program focuses on the prevention of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), particularly among patients with NAFLD. She conducts epidemiologic and clinical outcomes research in large population-based datasets, and integrates clinical, genetic and molecular data from liver histology cohorts, to identify novel strategies for the prevention of cirrhosis and HCC.

Dr. Simon earned her MD from Brown University, and an MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at MGH. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), by the MGH Executive Committee on Research (ECOR), and by the Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center (BNORC). She is also a member of the Cancer Epidemiology Program at Dana Farber / Harvard Cancer Center.