Erin Michos, MD, MHS, FACC

Michos, Erin 2015_120Dr. Erin D. Michos is an Associate Professor of Medicine within the Division of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University, with joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the Associate Director of Preventative Cardiology with the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns Hopkins. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a member of the Epidemiology and Prevention Council and the Women in Cardiology task force of the American Heart Association (AHA).

 Dr. Michos completed medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, and then completed both her Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She also completed her Masters of Health Science degree in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

 Her research interests are in the areas of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, with particular focus on (1) risk prediction for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease including coronary artery calcium scores and measures of fitness, (2) lipids and statin therapy, (3) cardiovascular disease among women, and (4) vitamin D.

 As part of the Johns Hopkins cardiology faculty, her clinical duties entail seeing patients in the Preventive Cardiology outpatient clinic and the Echocardiography lab. She also teaches students at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School and the Bloomberg School of Public Health

 Dr. Michos is the recipient of independent investigator funding through the NIH RO1 mechanism.  She is a co-investigator in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studies. She is a co-investigator in two on-going clinical trials studying vitamin D and odansetron.  She has authored or co-authored over 90 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals.