Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine
Keywords:
cancer, chronic disease, diabetes, biomarkers, epidemiology, global health, nutrition, physical activity, prevention, overweight & obesity

Dr. Toriola’s research focuses on the associations of energetics, metabolic imbalance and inflammation with cancer risk and prognosis, and the utility of biomarkers in elucidating these associations. He works to improve cancer prevention at the population level, predict cancer risk and translate findings into improving prognosis among cancer patients.

Dr. Toriola has taken leading roles in studies conducted within large cohorts such as the Women’s’ Health Initiative Observational Study, Finnish Maternity Cohort and Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study.