Andrew Chan, M.D., M.P.H.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
DOM Division/Unit Chiefs, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Member
Broad Institute
Associate Physician
Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar
Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
MPH Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health 2004
MD Harvard Medical School 1997
adenoma; anti-inflammatory agents non-steroidal; anticarcinogenic agents; aspirin; aspirin and cancer; cancer; cancer prevention; cancer risk; colitis ulcerative; colorectal cancer; colorectal neoplasms; coronavirus; covid-19; crohn disease; cyclooxygenase 2; diet; gut microbiome

Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Chief of the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Director of Cancer Epidemiology at the MGH Cancer Center.  As a clinical gastroenterologist, Dr. Chan specializes in familial gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and cancer prevention.  Dr. Chan is a leading investigator in the epidemiology of colorectal cancer and other digestive diseases, with a focus on chemoprevention with aspirin and the interaction of diet with the gut microbiome. An elected fellow of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, he currently supported by NCI, NIDDK, and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation for his research.  He has published over 400 papers in the field of colorectal cancer and other chronic digestive diseases in leading journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet, Science Translational Medicine, Gastroenterology and Gut

Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit Publications Clinical Profile
achan@mgh.harvard.edu

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