Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM
Assistant Provost for Faculty Development
Boston University Medical Campus

MD, Case Western Reserve University

Pronouns: she/her/hers



Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA, received her undergraduate degree at Harvard, her MD at Case Western Reserve University, and her Master's in Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. She is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Boston University and is a clinical cardiologist at Boston Medical Center. She is author of over 600 peer-reviewed publications that focus on the on the genetics, epidemiology, and prognosis of a variety of cardiovascular conditions and markers including atrial fibrillation, vascular function, and systemic inflammation. She is multi-Principal Investigator on 2RO1 grants [2R01HL092577 & 1R01HL128914]. Her grants examine the epidemiology, outcomes, and genetics of atrial fibrillation.

Dr. Benjamin has conducted research at the Framingham Study since 1988. She is a Member of the Executive Committee, and is Co-Director of the Medical Endpoints Committee. She is Principal Investigator of the grant that recruited the second generation of the Framingham Study's ethnic/racial minority cohort, the Omni Study.

In addition to her research, she is Assistant Provost for Faculty Development for Boston University Medical Campus, and Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Diversity, BU Department of Medicine. She co-designed and co-leads Early, Mid-Career, Under-Represented Ethnic and Racial group, and Women’s Faculty leadership programs. A committed mentor, she has won local and national awards for her mentoring of early career investigators.

An active volunteer for the American Heart Association since 1992, she serves on a variety of local and national Committees. She is Past-Chair of the American Heart Association’s Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Council and Study Section, and the annual Heart and Stroke Statistical Update..
She received the 2015 Paul Dudley White Award, the 2016 AHA Gold Heart Award, and the 2016 Population Research Prize. She serves the AHA as Science Representative to the National Board of Directors and Chairs of the Science and Clinical Education Lifelong Learning Committee.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology


Director, Echocardiography/Vascular Laboratory
Framingham Heart Study



2016 American Heart Association: Gold Heart Award
2016 American Heart Association: Population Scientist of the Year
2015 American Heart Association: Paul Dudley White Award
2015 BUSM, Department of Medicine: Joel G. Caslowitz, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching–Hospital
2014-2017 Clarivate & Thomson Reuters: List of Highly Cited Researchers
2013 American Heart Association: Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Mentoring Award
2012 Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc: Dr. Daniel D. Savage Memorial Science Award
2011 BUSM, Department of Medicine: Excellence in Research Mentoring Award
2008 Association of University Cardiologists: Elected Member
2007-2008 Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine: Selected participant
2002 2002 American Heart Association, New England Affiliate: Great Communicator Award
2001 American Heart Association, Boston Division : 2001 Wendy Kline Memorial Award for Outstanding Volunteer Leadership
1995 American Medical Women’s Association, BUSM: Gender Equity Award


Jackson Heart Study Coordinating Center
08/13/2018 - 08/12/2023 (PI)
University of Mississippi Medical Center NIH NHLBI


American Heart Association Tobacco Regulatory Science Center (A-TRAC 2.0)
09/01/2018 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
American Heart Association NIH NHLBI
2U54HL120163-06

Identification of common genetic variants for atrial fibrillation and pr interval
04/01/2018 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
General Hospital Corp d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NHLBI
2R01HL092577-10

FHS-NEXT - Framingham Novel EXam using Technology
11/01/2018 - 11/30/2022 (Co-PI)
PI: Joanne M. Murabito, MD
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
1R01HL141434-01A1

Winter 2018 CENTER strategically focused Atrial Fibrillation Research Network
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
American Heart Association


Mobile Health Technology for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
10/15/2017 - 10/14/2020 (Co-PI)
PI: Joanne M. Murabito, MD
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


AFGen Consortium: Atrial Fibrillation Genomics to Functional Analyses
08/01/2015 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5R01HL128914-04

Sudden Cardiac Death with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
12/01/2017 - 11/30/2018 (PI)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center NIH NHLBI
5R01HL126938-03

American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (A-TRAC) - Core D: Research Training and Education Core
07/01/2017 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
American Heart Association NIH NHLBI
5P50HL120163-05

Jackson Heart Study Renewal - Field Center
08/16/2013 - 08/12/2018 (PI)
University of Mississippi Medical Center NIH NHLBI


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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 FHS-NEXT - Framingham Novel EXam using Technology 1R01HL141434-01A1
2019 IDENTIFICATION OF COMMON GENETIC VARIANTS FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND PR INTERVAL 5R01HL092577-11 219
2018 AFGen Consortium: Atrial Fibrillation Genomics to Functional Analyses 5R01HL128914-04 68
2018 IDENTIFICATION OF COMMON GENETIC VARIANTS FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND PR INTERVAL 2R01HL092577-10 219
2017 AFGen Consortium: Atrial Fibrillation Genomics to Functional Analyses 5R01HL128914-03 68
2017 Identification of Common Genetic Variants for Atrial Fibrillation and PR Interval 5R01HL092577-09 219
2017 Research Training and Education Core (Core D) 5P50HL120163-05-8150 82
2016 AFGen Consortium: Atrial Fibrillation Genomics to Functional Analyses 5R01HL128914-02 68
2016 Identification of Common Genetic Variants for Atrial Fibrillation and PR Interval 4R01HL092577-08 219
2016 Research Training and Education Core (Core D) 4P50HL120163-04-8150 82
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  1. Conner SC, Sullivan LM, Benjamin EJ, LaValley MP, Galea S, Trinquart L. Adjusted restricted mean survival times in observational studies. Stat Med. 2019 May 22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31119770.
     
  2. Di Frances CD, Childs E, Fetterman JL, Villanti AC, Stanton CA, Russo AR, Hirsch GA, Solis AC, Benjamin EJ. Implementing and Evaluating a Mentor Training to Improve Support for Early-Career Scholars in Tobacco Regulatory Science. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 May 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31095330.
     
  3. Andersson C, Johnson AD, Benjamin EJ, Levy D, Vasan RS. 70-year legacy of the Framingham Heart Study. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2019 May 07. PMID: 31065045.
     
  4. Linares JD, Jackson LR, Dawood FZ, Swett K, Benjamin EJ, Schneiderman N, Soliman EZ, Cai J, Alonso A, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Talavera GA, Daubert JP, Daviglus ML, Rodriguez CJ. Prevalence of atrial fibrillation and association with clinical, sociocultural, and ancestral correlates among Hispanic/Latinos: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Heart Rhythm. 2019 May; 16(5):686-693. PMID: 31036248.
     
  5. Wilechansky RM, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Benjamin EJ, Long MT. Relations of liver fat with prevalent and incident chronic kidney disease in the Framingham Heart Study: A secondary analysis. Liver Int. 2019 Apr 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31033142.
     
  6. Long MT, Ko D, Arnold LM, Trinquart L, Sherer JA, Keppel SS, Benjamin EJ, Helm RH. Gastrointestinal and liver diseases and atrial fibrillation: a review of the literature. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2019; 12:1756284819832237.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30984290.
     
  7. Ko D, Benson MD, Ngo D, Yang Q, Larson MG, Wang TJ, Trinquart L, McManus DD, Lubitz SA, Ellinor PT, Vasan RS, Gerszten RE, Benjamin EJ, Lin H. Proteomics Profiling and Risk of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation: Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 19; 8(6):e010976.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30841775; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010976;.
     
  8. Watson M, Dardari Z, Kianoush S, Hall ME, DeFilippis AP, Keith RJ, Benjamin EJ, Rodriguez CJ, Bhatnagar A, Lima JA, Butler J, Blaha MJ, Rifai MA. Relation Between Cigarette Smoking and Heart Failure (from the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 15; 123(12):1972-1977. PMID: 30967285.
     
  9. Osei AD, Mirbolouk M, Orimoloye OA, Dzaye O, Uddin SMI, Benjamin EJ, Hall ME, DeFilippis AP, Stokes A, Bhatnagar A, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. Association Between E-Cigarette Use and Cardiovascular Disease Among Never and Current Combustible-Cigarette Smokers. Am J Med. 2019 Mar 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30853474.
     
  10. Benjamin EJ, Muntner P, Alonso A, Bittencourt MS, Callaway CW, Carson AP, Chamberlain AM, Chang AR, Cheng S, Das SR, Delling FN, Djousse L, Elkind MSV, Ferguson JF, Fornage M, Jordan LC, Khan SS, Kissela BM, Knutson KL, Kwan TW, Lackland DT, Lewis TT, Lichtman JH, Longenecker CT, Loop MS, Lutsey PL, Martin SS, Matsushita K, Moran AE, Mussolino ME, O'Flaherty M, Pandey A, Perak AM, Rosamond WD, Roth GA, Sampson UKA, Satou GM, Schroeder EB, Shah SH, Spartano NL, Stokes A, Tirschwell DL, Tsao CW, Turakhia MP, VanWagner LB, Wilkins JT, Wong SS, Virani SS. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2019 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2019 03 05; 139(10):e56-e528.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30700139.
     
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