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Jennifer A. Emond, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Instructor in Epidemiology


Ph.D., Public Health, Health Behavior Track
University of California San Diego/San Diego State University (Joint Doctoral Program)

M.S., Mathematics, Statistics Option
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

B.A., Epidemiology
Biology (Minor)
Bachelorís Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) Program
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Contact Information:

Office: 1-603-653-9168
Email: Jennifer.A.Emond@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Associations between dietary intake, metabolism and tumor growth.

Influence of early-life exposures related to dietary intake and physical activity and lifetime risk for cancer.

Environmental influences (structural and media) on dietary behaviors.

Selected Publications:


  • Emond JA, Pierce JP, Natarajan L, Gapuz LR, Nguyen J, Parker BA, Varki N, Patterson RE Association of tumor tissue IGF-1 receptor, carbohydrate intake, and risk of breast cancer recurrence. Cancer Epidem Biomar (view details on MedLine)

  • Emond JA, Patterson RE, Jardack PM, Arab L. Using doubly labeled water to validate associations between sugar-sweetened beverage intake and body mass among White and African-American adults. Int J Obes (Lond) (view details on MedLine)

  • Rock CL, Emond JA, Flatt SW, Heath DD, Karanja N, Pakiz B, Sherwood NE, Thomson CA. Weight Loss Is Associated With Increased Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D in Overweight or Obese Women. Obesity (view details on MedLine)

  • Emond JA, Madanat HN, Ayala GX. Do Latino and Non-Latino grocery stores differ in availability and affordability of healthy food items in a low income, metropolitan region? Public Health Nutr. (view details on MedLine)

  • Bernhardt AM, Wilking C, Gottlieb M, Emond J, Sargent JD. Children's Reaction to Depictions of Healthy Foods in Fast-Food Television Advertisements. JAMA Pediatr (view details on MedLine)

  • Caan BC, Emond JA, Su I, Patterson RE, Flatt SW, Gold EB, Newman VA, Rock CL, Thomson C, Pierce JP. Effect of post diagnosis weight change on hot flash status among early stage breast cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol. (view details on MedLine)

  • Emond JA, Patterson RE, Natarajan L, Laughlin GA, Gold EB, Pierce JP. Sex hormone concentrations and the risk of breast cancer recurrence in postmenopausal women without hot flashes. Cancer Epidem Biomar. (view details on MedLine)

  • Pierce JP, Natarajan L, Caan BJ, Parker BA, Greenberg ER, Flatt SW, Rock CL, Kealey S, Al-Delaimy WK, Bardwell WA, Carlson RW, Emond JA, Faerber S, Gold EB, Hajek RA, Hollenbach K, Jones LA, Karanja N, Madlensky L, Marshall J, Newman VA, Ritenbaugh C, Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial. JAMA (view details on MedLine)

  • Patterson RE, Cadmus LA, Emond JA, Pierce JP. Physical activity, diet, adiposity and female breast cancer prognosis: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Maturitas (view details on MedLine)

  • Patterson RE, Emond JA, Natarajan L, Wesseling-Perry K, Kolonel LN, Jardack P, Ancoli-Israel S, Arab L. Short sleep duration is associated with higher energy intake and expenditure among African-American and Non-Hispanic white adults. J Hum Nutr Diet. (view details on MedLine)