- Senior Investigator, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch
Charles E. Matthews, Ph.D. is a physical activity epidemiologist and senior investigator in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute. He received a M.S. in exercise science from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Matthews held academic appointments in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Carolina and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine prior to joining DCEG in 2009 as a tenure-track investigator in the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and an Associate Editor for the ACSM journal, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
- (2020). Emerging collaborative research platforms for the next generation of physical activity, sleep and exercise medicine guidelines: the Prospective Physical Activity, Sitting, and Sleep consortium (ProPASS). BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE. 54(8), 435-437.
- (2020). Reproducibility of Accelerometer and Posture-derived Measures of Physical Activity. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 52(4), 876-883.
- (2020). Association of Daily Step Count and Step Intensity With Mortality Among US Adults. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. 323(12), 1151-1160.