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Eric Hecht, MD, MSPH

General Information

Eric  Hecht, MD, MSPH


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  • English


  • Voluntary Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences


Research Interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Chronic Disease
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardiovascular
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology


2011 MSPH
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1990 M.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1984 B.S
Touro College



Dr. Hecht is a Voluntary Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He is also the current Deputy Director of the MD/MPH program at the Miller School of Medicine.  Dr. Hecht’s research focuses on the epidemiology of chronic disease with special emphasis on cardiovascular disease, toxicology and pharmacology. Specific areas of current interest include the role of cadmium as a partial mediator of smoking induced cardiovascular disease.  Before working in academia, Dr. Hecht evaluated clinical stage pharmaceutical products in an industry setting.