Marian L. Neuhouser, PhD, RD

Marian L. Neuhouser, PhD, RD

Program Head, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division


University of California, 1980, BS (Community Nutrition)
University of Washington, 1996, PhD (Nutritional Sciences)

Research Focus

Primary research endeavors include: 1) Investigation of lifestyle factors, including nutrition, physical activity and energy balance/obesity and their relationship to the etiology and prevention of cancer both in the general population and high-risk individuals; and 2) Methodologic work to improve diet and physical activity assessment with an emphasis on discovery of novel biomarkers of diet and physical activity. Research portfolio includes a variety of study designs ranging from highly controlled human feeding trials to behavioral interventions and observational studies utilizing large cohorts. Special interest in health disparities. Research approach is collaborative and includes interdisciplinary teams across science and medicine.


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Contact Information

(206) 667-4797
(206) 667-7850
Additional contact

Mail Stop M4-B402

For questions or additional information:
Elizabeth Cox
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N. M3-B232
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Phone: (206) 667-5755