Terry Hartman, PhD, MPH, RD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Terry Hartman, PhD, MPH, RD, is a Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Prior to relocating to Emory in 2013, Dr. Hartman was Professor of Nutrition and Director of the Diet Assessment Center at The Pennsylvania State University.

As a nutrition epidemiologist, she has 25 years of experience exploring associations between nutritional exposures and chronic disease outcomes and has designed and collaborated on multi-disciplinary trials to work toward understanding the mechanisms for these associations.

Dr. Hartman is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Hartman earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota with a focus in nutritional epidemiology. She was then selected as a Cancer Prevention Fellow by the National Cancer Institute and completed her MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health.


Her research is focused on the role of diet and nutrition in the etiology and prevention of chronic diseases—especially cancer—and the development and application of improved dietary assessment methods in chronic disease research.


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In 2017, Dr. Hartman was named to the MilliPub Club, which recognizes current Emory faculty who have published one or more individual papers throughout their careers that have garnered more than 1,000 citations.

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