Dr. 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 Director of Women's Cardiovascular Health and the Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology with the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.
She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). She is on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC).
Dr. Michos has authored or co-authored over 250 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and is an internationally known leader in preventive cardiology and women's health. Her research focuses on (1) cardiovascular disease in women (2) physical activity and nutrition; (3) risk prediction for cardiovascular disease including the use of coronary artery calcium scores and biomarkers, (4) lipids and statin therapy, and (5) vitamin D.
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.
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.
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 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 was the 2019 recipient of the David Levine Mentoring award presented by the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine.
Dr. Michos 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.