Jessica Paulus, ScD

Associate Director, CTS Graduate Program; Epidemiologist
Tufts CTSI

Jessica Paulus is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She graduated with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Haverford College and a ScD in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is focused on understanding sex/gender differences in cardiovascular disease, lung cancer and pulmonary arterial hypertension, all conditions that affect women and men differently in terms of risk, patho-physiological features, disease progression and/or treatment response. Dr. Paulus currently serves as the Associate Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program, where she also teaches courses in epidemiology. She is also involved in the design and implementation of clinical research training programs in various international settings, including Brazil, Peru, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Nigeria.