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Dr Ganmaa Davaasambuu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School

Dr Ganmaa is an Assistant Professor at Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Department of Nutrition at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and Associate Epidemiologist at Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston, MA.

She is a member of Advisory Committee, the Nutrition and Global Health Concentration Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, faculty representative for Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Capstone faculty advisor for Global Clinical Scholars Research Training, Harvard Medical School. Her educational background includes a Medical Degree at National Medical University of Mongolia, followed by a residency in neurology jointly offered through National Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Mongolia.

She was awarded Japanese government scholarship and obtained her a Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences at Yamanashi Medical University in Japan. She completed her postdoctoral training at the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health and was selected as Radcliffe Fellow 2017 at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.


Her research focus is on nutrients, including vitamin D, and infectious disease and bioactive substance in food and hormone-dependent cancers. To date, Prof. Ganmaa has authored peer-reviewed publications and provided graduate training to over 70 graduate students and 27 pre-doctoral students. Prof. Ganmaa serves in numerous societies, organizations and is a member of the editorial board for ISRN Nutrition. 

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