Dr. Seth S. Martin is a professor in the Division of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. A dedicated clinician and clinical educator, Dr. Martin is a member of the Johns Hopkins bedside medicine faculty. He is an attending physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital on the general cardiology services, and on the Osler medical service where he serves as faculty leader of the Barker Firm. He is a core faculty member at the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, directing the Advanced Lipid Disorders Program and the Digital Health Innovations Lab. His research is grounded in preventive cardiology, at the intersection of health equity, digital and mobile health technology, and computational science and big data. Using a database of more than 1 million patients, Dr. Martin led the development of an improved LDL cholesterol algorithm that was externally validated in databases, cohort studies, and clinical trials, and has been clinically adopted at scale around the world by professional guidelines and in practice.
Dr. Martin directs the Johns Hopkins Center for Mobile Technologies to Achieve Equity in Cardiovascular Health (mTECH), an American Heart Association Strategically Focused Research Network Health Technology and Innovation Center. In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, the mTECH Center is developing tailored mobile technologies for stroke diagnosis and virtual cardiovascular rehabilitation, guided by human centered design methodology. He is invested in the careers of early-stage investigators to build a diverse biomedical research workforce to promote equity in health and healthcare. He has helped to train over 30 students, residents, fellows, postdocs, and young faculty, and was a He was selected as one of 125 individuals who personify Johns Hopkins Medicine’s mission to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.