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Dr. Michael J. Blaha

Dr. Michael J. Blaha (Professor of Cardiology and Epidemiology) is the Director of Clinical Research for the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

He has served as an Associate Editor for the journals Atherosclerosisand Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Associate Editor for the Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Clinical Community for the ACC.org website, and is a standing member of the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee (EMDAC) for the FDA. He has received multiple grant awards from the National Institutes of Health, FDA, American Heart Association, Amgen Foundation, and the Aetna Foundation.

He has published over 475 scientific articles. In 2018, Dr. Blaha received the Dr. Fred Brancati award at Johns Hopkins for excellence in mentoring. He has mentored over 20 trainees, many of which have gone on to hold prominent academic appointments. Clinically, he practices as a preventive cardiologist and in the interpretation of cardiac CT.