Lorelei Mucci

Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health


Lorelei Mucci is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and leads the Cancer Epidemiology program at the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. She has more than ten years of research and teaching experience in cancer epidemiology, with a particular focus on prostate cancer. Dr. Mucci is Primary or Co-Investigator on several funded studies looking across the spectrum of prostate cancer incidence, cancer mortality and somatic alterations.  The overarching goals of this research are to reduce the mortality and suffering associated with prostate cancer and improve overall health among men. She collaborates with a renowned group of prostate cancer investigators and clinicians from around the world, on a number of groundbreaking studies including: ToPCaP (Transdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Partnership),NorTwinCan (Nordic Twin Study of Cancer), and SPaRTACuS (Steps for Prostate Cancer and Health. Dr. Mucci received her doctoral degree in 2003 from the Harvard School of Public Health and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer epidemiology at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.