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Tammy Tong

BSc, MPhil, PhD

NDPH Senior Fellow and Senior Nutritional Epidemiologist

  • MSc Global Health Science and Epidemiology Module Lead: Principles of Epidemiology

Tammy Tong joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in January 2017. Her main research interest is the role of diet in health, with a particular focus on cardiovascular outcomes. Tammy’s research at the Cancer Epidemiology Unit has been on the health effects of vegetarian and vegan diets, including cardiovascular and bone health, using data from EPIC-Oxford and the UK Biobank. She began an NDPH Fellowship in 2021, to lead research in the Dietary Protein and Stroke Consortium. Tammy also sits on the EPIC-Oxford Steering Committee, and is a Module Lead for the Principles of Epidemiology module as part of the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology.

Prior to joining the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Tammy received her PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the University of Cambridge, for which she examined the applicability of the Mediterranean diet in a UK context and its association with cardio-metabolic diseases. She also holds a BSc in Human Sciences (University College London) and an MPhil in Epidemiology (University of Cambridge).

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