Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD

Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD

Associate Member, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division
Associate Member
Clinical Research Division
Medical Director, Integrative Medicine Program
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Associate Professor of Medical Oncology
University of Washington, School of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Additional Appointments 

Past President 
 Society for Integrative Oncology


Columbia University, 2008, PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Washington, 2003, MPH (Epidemiology)
Bastyr University, 2001, ND (Naturopathic Medicine)
University of Washington, 1994, BA (Medical Anthropology)

Research Focus

  • Obesity and cancer
  • Lifestyle interventions (diet, physical activity, weight management) for cancer prevention and control
  • Use of integrative therapies (acupuncture, mind-body modalities, dietary supplements) for improving symptoms, side effects and quality of life among cancer survivors
  • Developing clinical practice guidelines on the use of integrative therapies during and after cancer treatment

Clinical Expertise

  • Integrative Oncology
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Cancer Survivorship

Current Projects

Cook For Your Life!: Maintaining diet and physical activity changes among Latina breast cancer survivors
Sponsor: NIH/National Cancer Institute
Grant Type: R01 CA214057
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Period: 2015-2020
Goal: To test the effects of in-person and e-communication (e.g., text, email) interventions on improving diet and physical activity among Latina breast cancer survivors.

Predictors of cardiovascular disease among breast cancer survivors in an integrated health system
Sponsor: NIH/National Cancer Institute
Grant Type: R01 CA214057
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Period: 2017-2021
Goal: To examine overall cardiovascular disease events in two matched cohorts with and without breast cancer history and test whether breast cancer treatment received and/or medication adherence mediates this relationship.

Additional Links & Information

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Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD

Contact Information

(206) 667-4502
(206) 667-5977
Additional contact

Mail stop M4-B402

For questions or additional information:
Ally Wang
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N., M4-B402
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Phone: (206) 667-7474
Email: awang2@fredhutch.org