Garima Sharma M.D is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and the Associate Vice Chair for Women’s Careers in the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Cardio-Obstetrics Program.
Her clinical and research interests are in cardiovascular disease in women and pregnancy specifically adverse pregnancy outcomes and CV risks, post-partum prevention of complications from hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gender equity. She manages high-risk cardiovascular problems in pregnancy such as valvular heart disease, coronary and aortic dissections, valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease. She also sees patients in her post-partum cardiovascular clinic for cardiovascular health assessment, future pregnancy counseling, and routine cardiovascular care. She also sees patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, ischemia with non-obstructive CAD and women with menopause transition in her Women’s CV Health Clinic.
She is co-author on several American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Guidelines on the Management of CVD in women. She has written several articles on, gender equity in cardiology, mentoring and career development for FITs and ECs in the Journal of American College of Cardiology. Dr. Sharma is the Associate Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology-Advances. She has led several national initiatives for professional development of fellows in training and is the Governor of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.