Dr. Michaud obtained her doctoral degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is a professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University Medical School. Her research expertise is in nutritional, molecular, and cancer epidemiology. Her current research focuses on oral health and microbiome as they relate to cancer risk. She has received numerous NIH grants and is currently funded to examine DNA methylation patterns and pancreatic cancer.