Tammy M. Brady MD, PhDVice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Tammy Brady is the Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology and is a Core Faculty Member at the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. She has focused her career on improving the care of children at increased cardiovascular disease risk through research and clinical innovation. She serves as the Medical Director of the Harriet Lane Kidney Center Pediatric Hypertension Program and she directs a multi-disciplinary obesity hypertension clinic (ReNEW clinic; Reversing the Negative cardiovascular Effects of Weight). In addition to her federally funded work aimed at cardiovascular health promotion in youth, she is also part of a multidisciplinary team working on an international campaign to decrease cardiovascular disease mortality worldwide (Resolve to Save Lives).
Dr. Brady also has expertise in blood pressure measurement and blood pressure device validation. She is the co-chair of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Sphygmomanometer committee, the American professional society that develops American National Standards and technical reports regarding sphygmomanometer devices. She was Chair of a two-day meeting at the WHO where published guidance and specifications on blood pressure measuring devices was updated. She is also co-chair of the American Medical Association’s Validated Device Listing Committee.