Sherita Hill Golden MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology,
Director of Inpatient Diabetes Service,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Dr. Sherita Hill Golden is the Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She holds joint appointments in the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and in the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. She is Director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Inpatient Glucose Management Program. The author of more than 150 articles, 12 book chapters, and 4 monographs, Dr. Golden’s epidemiological research interests focus on two areas: (1) endogenous sex hormones as risk factors for CVD, type 2 diabetes, and insulin resistance in post-menopausal women and (2) mental health complications of diabetes and the biological, hormonal, and behavioral factors that might explain these associations. Her health services research focuses on understanding and eliminating diabetes health disparities and implementing and evaluating systems interventions to improve patient safety and quality of care in hospitalized patients with diabetes. She serves as the Principal Investigator of the Johns Hopkins site of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study and is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Golden is a devoted mentor and currently serves as Director of the Epidemiology and Clinical Research in Diabetes and Endocrinology Training Grant.