Elizabeth Selvin

Elizabeth (Liz) Selvin is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine and a Core faculty member of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins. Selvin authored or co-authored over 95 papers in the peer-reviewed literature.  Selvin is Co-Director of the core advanced Epidemiologic Methods course in the Department of Epidemiology (Enrollment: 240) and she is Director a weekly yearlong seminar, Welch Center Research Seminar (Enrollment: 20-25).  She is an investigator of the NHLBI-funded Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study and PI of an R01 from NIDDK to investigate novel markers of hyperglycemia and their role in the management and diagnosis of diabetes. She is also currently PI of grants from the National Kidney Foundation and American Heart Association.

Selvin’s past projects, beginning with a K01 award in 2006 and an R21 grant from NIDDK in 2007— results were published in March 2010 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Since 2007, she has mentored 2 post-doctoral fellows, 5 PhD students, and 10 master’s students (including current trainees). Under her supervision, these trainees published more than 20 first-author manuscripts. She also gives annual lectures in courses on diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease in the Schools of Public Health and Medicine.

Selvin is an expert in meta-analysis and the application of epidemiologic methods to large cohort studies to address important clinical questions related to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and other chronic conditions.  Dr. Selvin has a track record of successful national and international collaborations and brings extensive experience to the ICTR’s Biomarker and Diagnostic Testing Translational Research Community in the application of epidemiologic methods to large cohort studies to address important clinical questions related to diabetes, kidney disease, and other chronic conditions.