Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH
Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH is currently Chief of the Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch within the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of
the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a medical officer in the Branch since 2016, Dr. Redmond has developed an extensive portfolio in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention and treatment, with interests in
the importance of community engagement and addressing structural and social determinants of health to mitigate health disparities. She also has a strong commitment to mentoring and career development, particularly for clinician–scientists and groups underrepresented in biomedical research as evidenced in her
involvement and leadership in the NIH Pathways Summer Internship Program, Research in Residency program, and now as the Program Official for the NHLBI Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health–Related Research (PRIDE) program. She has advanced the interests of CAPB, DCVS, and NHLBI through her participation and leadership in several trans–NIH initiatives including the cardiovascular disease portfolio supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Special Diabetes Program, the All of Us Research Program, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM–AHEAD), and most recently co–chairs the Office of Disease Prevention ADVANCE: Advancing Prevention Research for Health Equity Cardiometabolic working group.
Dr. Redmond actively participates in national and local networks of other clinicians and researchers involved in research, teaching, and clinical care focused on eliminating health disparities. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Heart Association. Dr. Redmond’s involvement in these organizations facilitates her capability to disseminate research findings and innovations in practice among leaders and stakeholders nationally.
Prior to joining NHLBI as a Medical Officer in CAPB in 2016, Dr. Redmond was Assistant Professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is a board–certified internal medicine physician who completed her MD/PhD in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina. She completed her internal medicine (primary care track) residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia which included training at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and Grady Health System. She received her Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health as a part of her training in the Harvard Fellowships in General Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.