Dr. Chiadi Ndumele is the Robert E. Meyerhoff Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on the relationship between obesity and cardiovascular disease, particularly heart failure. Dr. Ndumele has demonstrated that traditional cardiovascular risk factors are of limited use in explaining the relationship between obesity and heart failure.
Dr. Ndumele received his undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences cum laude from Johns Hopkins University, and his M.D. cum laude from Harvard University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He was Chief Cardiology Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. During fellowship training, Dr. Ndumele received an MHS in Cardiovascular Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. He joined the Hopkins faculty in July 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology. In 2012, he was named Robert E. Meyerhoff Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins, awarded every five years to two minority junior faculty members in the School of Medicine demonstrating excellence in their field of study.
Dr. Ndumele is a member of the Obesity Subcommittee of the Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Council of the American Heart Association. He recently served as Chair of a session of the American College of Cardiology’s Cardiometabolic Think Tank and a panelist for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Consensus Conference on Obesity. He is an ARIC Study co-investigator and serves on the Advisory Committee of the T32 Training Grant in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Ndumele is a peer reviewer for five medical journals, including Journal of the American Medical Association and Circulation.