Dr. Kate Wolin is an epidemiologist whose research focuses on the role of lifestyle in reducing risk of chronic diseases, like cancer, and on improving outcomes after a disease diagnosis. Much of her academic research has focused on the role exercise and obesity play in developing cancer and outcomes after a cancer diagnosis. She is a frequent presenter on wellness in community settings and news media (including the Dr. Oz show and Second Opinion).
Dr. Wolin obtained her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Tufts University. She earned her doctorate in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, with minors in biostatistics and health behavior. After completing a fellowship in cancer epidemiology at Northwestern University, she joined the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Siteman Cancer Center. In 2013, Dr. Wolin moved her laboratory to Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine, where she was an Associate Professor in the Departments of Public Health Sciences & Surgery.
Dr. Wolin is a co-founder of Coeus Health, which aims to speed the translation of research tested health and wellness programs from the lab to the real world. In the fall of 2014, Dr. Wolin became PI of an SBIR from NIDDK focused on making an evidence-based weight management program easily to integrate into a variety of settings.
Dr. Wolin gets that prevention isn’t always the first priority. Balance and practical advice are central to her messages.
You can find Dr. Wolin on Twitter @drkatewolin. She can be reached via email kate @ drkatewolin.com