Daniel E. Ford, MD, MPH

David M Levine Professor of Medicine

Vice Dean for Clinical Research in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

email: dford@jhmi.edu


Daniel E. Ford, MD, MPH is a general internist who has been active caring for patients and conducting clinical research for over 20 years.  He has worked with patients, nurses, social workers and physicians to develop and test new approaches to improving outcomes for patients, mostly those seen in primary care.  He has led randomized clinical trials to improve outcomes in depression, smoking cessation and addictions.  He published ground breaking studies on the relationship between depression and sleep and understanding how depression is a risk factor for developing heart disease.  Since 2005 he has been the Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the PI of the Clinical and Translational Science Award Program.   The CTSA grant supports clinical and translational research throughout Johns Hopkins.  It includes support for education and training of new translational investigators, facilities in which clinical research can take place and infrastructure support of patient recruitment, bioinformatics, biostatistics and translational core centers.

 

Role(s):

Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation

Institutional Official for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine overseeing human participant research

Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

 

Education:

Masters of Public Health, Johns Hopkins

Clinical Epidemiology Fellowship National Institutes of Health

Osler Internal Medicine Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Doctor of Medicine State University of Buffalo

BA Cornell University

 

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