Dr. Elizabeth Selvin holds a joint appointment in medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Selvin’s research focuses on diabetes and cardiovascular epidemiology. Her work on the association of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) with complications and its role in the diagnosis of diabetes has directly influenced clinical practice guidelines.
She serves as the co-director of the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Her team is currently engaged in the study of biomarkers and diagnostics relevant to diabetes and its complications.
Dr. Selvin received her B.A. from Northwestern University. She earned her M.P.H. from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
In 2013, Dr. Selvin received the Harry Keen Memorial Award from the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group of the International Diabetes Federation for her contributions to the field of diabetes. She is a principal investigator of grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and the National Kidney Foundation.