Bernard E. Kreger, MD

Professor, Medicine

Bernard Kreger
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Bernard Kreger, MD is an epidemiologist with experience in quality assessment and monitoring in clinical care and in experimental clinical protocols, as well as in the epidemiology of infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer.

Other Positions

  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study


  • Case Western Reserve University, MD
  • Harvard University, MPH
  • Harvard College, AB


  • Published on 1/23/2020

    Chadid S, Kreger BE, Singer MR, Loring Bradlee M, Moore LL. Anthropometric measures of body fat and obesity-related cancer risk: sex-specific differences in Framingham Offspring Study adults. Int J Obes (Lond). 2020 Mar; 44(3):601-608. PMID: 31974408.

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  • Published on 6/13/2018

    Chadid S, Singer MR, Kreger BE, Bradlee ML, Moore LL. Midlife weight gain is a risk factor for obesity-related cancer. Br J Cancer. 2018 06; 118(12):1665-1671. PMID: 29895939.

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  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Rosenquist KJ, Massaro JM, Pedley A, Long MT, Kreger BE, Vasan RS, Murabito JM, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Fat quality and incident cardiovascular disease, all-cause mortality, and cancer mortality. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Jan; 100(1):227-34. PMID: 25226289.

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  • Published on 7/10/2014

    Moore LL, Chadid S, Singer MR, Kreger BE, Denis GV. Metabolic health reduces risk of obesity-related cancer in framingham study adults. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Oct; 23(10):2057-65. PMID: 25012997.

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  • Published on 7/10/2013

    Britton KA, Massaro JM, Murabito JM, Kreger BE, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Body fat distribution, incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all-cause mortality. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Sep 3; 62(10):921-5. PMID: 23850922.

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  • Published on 3/12/2012

    Driver JA, Beiser A, Au R, Kreger BE, Splansky GL, Kurth T, Kiel DP, Lu KP, Seshadri S, Wolf PA. Inverse association between cancer and Alzheimer's disease: results from the Framingham Heart Study. BMJ. 2012; 344:e1442. PMID: 22411920.

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  • Published on 11/16/2011

    Restuccia JD, Shwartz M, Kreger BE. Underuse of percutaneous coronary intervention. JAMA. 2011 Nov 16; 306(19):2094; author reply 2094-5. PMID: 22089715.

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  • Published on 9/19/2007

    Murabito JM, Rosenberg CL, Finger D, Kreger BE, Levy D, Splansky GL, Antman K, Hwang SJ. A genome-wide association study of breast and prostate cancer in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study. BMC Med Genet. 2007; 8 Suppl 1:S6. PMID: 17903305.

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  • Published on 9/15/2004

    Djoussé L, Schatzkin A, Chibnik LB, D'Agostino RB, Kreger BE, Ellison RC. Alcohol consumption and the risk of bladder cancer in the Framingham Heart Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2004 Sep 15; 96(18):1397-400. PMID: 15367573.

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  • Published on 4/1/2004

    Moore LL, Bradlee ML, Singer MR, Splansky GL, Proctor MH, Ellison RC, Kreger BE. BMI and waist circumference as predictors of lifetime colon cancer risk in Framingham Study adults. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Apr; 28(4):559-67. PMID: 14770200.

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