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Speakers - Bermuda 2019

Erin Michos, M.D., M.H.S.
Neda Gould, Ph.D.
Mona Bahouth, M.D.


Dr. Erin Michos
Erin Michos, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology,
the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease
Women's Task Force Chair, Division of Cardiology


Erin D. Michos is an Associate Professor of Medicine within the Division of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She is the Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology with the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at Johns Hopkins. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA).

Her research interests are in the areas of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, with particular focus on (1) physical activity and nutrition; (2) risk prediction for cardiovascular disease including the use of coronary artery calcium scores and biomarkers, (3) lipids and statin therapy, (4) 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. She is the Chair of the Women’s Task Force for the Cardiology Division at Johns Hopkins. She is part of the Editorial Board for the journal Circulation.

Dr. Michos is the recipient of independent investigator funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) RO1 mechanism.  She is a co-investigator in the NIH-funded Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studies. She is an investigator in an on-going NIH-funded clinical trial studying vitamin D and fall prevention called the STURDY trial. She is the Training Director for the AHA fellowship program for the AHA’s Go Red for Women Strategic Focus Research Network at Johns Hopkins for research in women’s cardiovascular health.

Dr. Michos has authored or co-authored over 200 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals.  She also contributes a monthly article for the US News and World Report Health Section for the public audience. She is also a frequent contributing writer to Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Healthy Heart and Healthy Woman websites.

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.



Dr. Neda Gould
Neda F. Gould, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Director, Mindfulness Program at Johns Hopkins


Neda Gould is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also serves as the director of the Mindfulness Program and associate director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Her areas of clinical expertise include anxiety disorders and depression, as well as mindfulness meditation to improve health and well-being.

Following graduate school, she completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the faculty.







Mona Bahouth, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology


Dr. Mona Bahouth is a patient advocate, practicing stroke neurologist, and clinical researcher at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her expertise lies in the diagnosis and treatment of stroke with specialization in the delivery of hyperacute therapies and early recovery treatments.

Dr. Bahouth earned her masters degree in nursing at Syracuse University and her MD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed medical internship at the University of Maryland Medical Center and completed her residency training in neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a Cerebrovascular Fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Bahouth is committed to advancing the quality of patient care through patient-centered clinical research and team science during the hospital phase of stroke care. She strives to find innovative approaches to reducing stroke-related disability to wipe out the mark of stroke.