Faculty Expert Profile
- Associate Professor of Medicine
- Division of Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Institute
- Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
- Heart and Vascular Institute
- Women's Cardiovascular Health Center
Erin D. Michos is director of Women's Cardiovascular Health and the associate director of preventive cardiology for the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Her research into the questionable effectiveness of vitamins was prominently featured in many national news outlets, including the Chicago Tribune, CNBC, and CBS News.
Michos has authored or co-authored more than 300 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and is an internationally known leader in preventive cardiology and women's health. Her research focuses on cardiovascular disease in women; physical activity and nutrition; risk prediction for cardiovascular disease, including the use of coronary artery calcium scores and biomarkers; lipids and statin therapy; and 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. She is part of the editorial board for the journal Circulation.
Michos is the recipient of independent investigator funding through the National Institutes of Health RO1 mechanism. She is a co-investigator in the NIH-funded Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities studies.