Dr. Erin Dunn is a social and psychiatric epidemiologist with expertise in genetics and epigenetics. Her research laboratory uses interdisciplinary approaches to better understand the social and biological factors that influence brain health across the lifespan, with a focus on how these factors interact early in life. Dr. Dunn is currently an Assistant Professor at MGH and Harvard Medical School and is affiliated with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard, and the Henry and Allison McCance Center for Brain Health at MGH.

Dr. Dunn has received numerous awards for her research, including recognitions from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. In 2017, she received a National Institute of Mental Health-funded Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS). In 2018, she was awarded a Rising Star award from One Mind. Dr. Dunn is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing all aspects related to the scientific vision of the BHI study.



Erin Dunn, ScD, MPH

Social & Psychiatric Epidemiologist

Frontiers in Stress Research

Erin Dunn, ScD, MPH

Social & Psychiatric Epidemiologist

Frontiers in Stress Research