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Marshall Tulloch-Reid

Professor of Epidemiology & Endocrinology and Director of the Epidemiology, Research Unit Caribbean Institute for Health Research

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Marshall Tulloch-Reid


Marshall Tulloch-Reid is a Physician and Endocrinologist and Director of the Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR) at The University of the West Indies (UWI). A graduate of the UWI Medical School, Dr.Tulloch-Reid he obtained his Master of Philosophy Degree in Epidemiology from Cambridge University, England in 1997 and the Doctor of Science Degree in Epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Rotterdam in 2003.

Dr. Tulloch-Reid pursued his training in Internal Medicine at the Howard University Hospital in Washington DC and subsequently joined the National Institutes of Health Inter-Institute Endocrinology Training Programme in 2000. He was initially stationed at the Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and subsequently joined the NIDDK Branch in Phoenix, Arizona where he took part in the longitudinal study of diabetes. Professor Tulloch-Reid was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine in 2000 and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in 2002. He became a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology in 2005.

Professor Tulloch-Reid joined the staff of the CAIHR in 2003, was elevated to the rank of Professor of Epidemiology & Endocrinology in 2014, appointed Director of CAIHR’s Epidemiology Research Unit in 2014 and became the CAIHR Institute Director in 2020.

Professor Tulloch-Reid has published in the areas of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and prostate cancer. He is currently Co-PI on 2 NIH grants including the CATCH study to improve hypertension control in primary care in Jamaica and Columbia and the LIFE Project, an 8000 person cohort study of NCDs in Jamaica. He is also an investigator on the Global Diet and Physical Activity Network (GDAR) study, funded by the UK’s NIHR, that is examining the syndemic of climate change and urbanization on diet, physical activity and other NCD risk factors in the Caribbean Africa and Latin America. Dr. Tulloch-Reid is currently completing work on a UK-Medical Research Council Grant to examine the impact of COVID-19 control measures on persons living with NCDs in the Caribbean.