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Phillip Hwang

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University

Philip Hwang holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington, an MPH in Epidemiology from Columbia University, and a BA in Biology from Brown University. As a neuroepidemiologist, his primary research focuses on modifiable lifestyle factors, such as physical activity, diet, and social engagement, across the life course on risk and resilience for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD). He also conducts research on traumatic brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, as well as use of digital technologies to assess cognition and facilitate more inclusive and representative research around ADRD.

Philip currently works as an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health.