PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2004
MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2001
BA, Northwestern University, 1999
Dr. Elizabeth Selvin is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and holds a joint appointment in the School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Selvin has devoted her career to leading translational research projects designed to evaluate and improve screening, diagnosis, and patient care for persons with diabetes. Her work has directly influenced clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis and management of diabetes. 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. She was the 2020 winner of the Kelly M. West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology from the American Diabetes Association. Since the start of her academic career, Dr. Selvin has been continually funded as a principal investigator on grants from the National Institutes of Health.
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 relevant 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
2020 Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology, the American Diabetes Association
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