Dr. Erin Michos is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Heath and the Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology.
Dr. Michos is an internationally known expert in Preventive Cardiology and Women’s Health and has authored over 400 publications. Her research has focused on (1) cardiovascular disease prevention among women; (2) coronary artery calcium, inflammation and other novel biomarkers of cardiovascular risk prediction; (3) lipids and lipid treatment; (4) cardio-metabolic diseases and (5) vitamin D, calcium, and other supplements.
She is the co-Editor in Chief for the American Journal of Preventive Cardiology and a past Associate Editor for Circulation. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC).
Dr. Michos is a co-investigator in several National Institute of Health studies including the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohorts. Dr. Michos is the Training Director for three American Heart Association Strategic Focused Research Networks. She is the recipient of 2 mentoring award at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Michos completed medical school at Northwestern University and then completed both Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She also completed a Masters of Health Science degree in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.