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Elizabeth Selvin, PhD

  • Director, Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology Track
  • Co-Director, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Training Program
  • Co-Director, Biomarker and Diagnostics Translational Research Community, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Professor

Departmental Affiliations

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Information

2024 E. Monument Street
Suite 2-600
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

410-955-0495

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Education

PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2004
MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2001

Overview

Dr. Elizabeth Selvin is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Heath and holds a joint appoint in the School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She is currently principal investigator of grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the National Kidney Foundation. Dr. Selvin is an internationally recognized leader in the field of 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. In 2013, she was awarded the Harry Keen Memorial Award by the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group of the International Diabetes Federation for her contributions to the field. 

Dr. Selvin has a particular interest in the interface of epidemiology and clinical and public health policy. Much of her work focuses on the study of biomarkers and diagnostics relavant to diabetes and its complications. An overarching goal of her work is use epidemiologic research to inform diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Honors and Awards

2015 Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

2013 Harry Keen Memorial Award, International Diabetes Epidemiology Group, International Diabetes Federation

2012 Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2012 Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

2012 Fellow of the American Heart Association

1999-2001 Dean’s Scholarship, University of Michigan School of Public Health

1999-2001 Klare Memorial Scholarship, University of Michigan School of Public Health 1999

Summa cum Laude, Northwestern University

1999 Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University

  • epidemiology
  • diabetes
  • cardiovascular disease
  • obesity
  • biomarkers
  • diagnostics
  • policy

Selected Publications (out of over 170 total)