Hassan S Dashti

Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesia

Assistant Investigator Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Mass General Research Institute

Dr. Hassan S. Dashti is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School. He is a registered dietitian and a research scientist with interest in clinical nutrition, chronobiology, sleep, and genetics. His research seeks to understand the bidirectional relationship between nutrition and sleep and the role of food timing as a cardiometabolic disease risk factor in healthy and patient populations. His work is funded by grants from the NIH-NHLBI, ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He also currently serves as an Associate Editor for American Society for Nutrition's journal Advances in Nutrition. He completed his postdoctoral training at MGH’s Center of Genomic Medicine working with Dr. Richa Saxena on unraveling the genetic basis of sleep and circadian traits. He received his PhD from Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition after which he completed his dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA.