Naomi M. Hamburg, MD, MS

Joseph A. Vita, MD Professor, Medicine

Naomi Hamburg
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building


Expertise and interests include:
Cardiovascular impact of tobacco products
Assessment of Vascular Function in Humans.
Vascular consequences of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus.
Measurement of microvascular function.
Genetic determinants of vascular function.
Endothelial cell inflammatory activation.
Endothelial determinants of clinical outcomes in peripheral artery disease.
Effects of physical inactivity on vascular function.
Patient oriented research in vascular biology.
Comparative effectiveness in peripheral artery disease.
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease.
Risk factors and cardiovascular disease.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief, Vascular Biology, Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study
  • Interim Director, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 7/15/2022

    Poudel R, Daniels LB, DeFilippis AP, Hamburg NM, Khan Y, Keith RJ, Kumar RS, Strokes AC, Robertson RM, Bhatnagar A. Smoking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events, disease severity, and mortality among patients hospitalized for SARS-CoV-2 infections. PLoS One. 2022; 17(7):e0270763. PMID: 35839264.

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  • Published on 7/1/2022

    Cooper LL, O'Donnell A, Beiser AS, Thibault EG, Sanchez JS, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Vasan RS, Larson MG, Johnson KA, Mitchell GF, Seshadri S. Association of Aortic Stiffness and Pressure Pulsatility With Global Amyloid-ß and Regional Tau Burden Among Framingham Heart Study Participants Without Dementia. JAMA Neurol. 2022 Jul 01; 79(7):710-719. PMID: 35666520.

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  • Published on 6/21/2022

    Wold LE, Tarran R, Crotty Alexander LE, Hamburg NM, Kheradmand F, St Helen G, Wu JC. Cardiopulmonary Consequences of Vaping in Adolescents: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Res. 2022 Jul 22; 131(3):e70-e82. PMID: 35726609.

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  • Published on 6/1/2022

    Xie W, Tackett AP, Berlowitz JB, Harlow AF, Kathuria H, Galiatsatos P, Fetterman JL, Cho J, Blaha MJ, Hamburg NM, Robertson RM, DeFilippis AP, Hall ME, Bhatnagar A, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC. Association of Electronic Cigarette Use with Respiratory Symptom Development among U.S. Young Adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Jun 01; 205(11):1320-1329. PMID: 35089853.

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  • Published on 6/1/2022

    Rade JJ, Barton BA, Vasan RS, Kronsberg SS, Xanthakis V, Keaney JF, Hamburg NM, Kakouros N, Kickler TA. Association of Thromboxane Generation With Survival in Aspirin Users and Nonusers. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022 Jul 19; 80(3):233-250. PMID: 35660296.

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  • Published on 6/1/2022

    Hallak A, Barnett ME, Hamburg N, Ratchford EV. SVM Communications: Finding a job after fellowship - a conversation with (gainfully employed) experts. Vasc Med. 2022 Jun; 27(3):317-319. PMID: 35681272.

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  • Published on 5/10/2022

    Budoff MJ, Alpert B, Chirinos JA, Fernhall B, Hamburg N, Kario K, Kullo I, Matsushita K, Miyoshi T, Tanaka H, Townsend R, Valensi P. Clinical Applications Measuring Arterial Stiffness: An Expert Consensus for the Application of Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index. Am J Hypertens. 2022 May 10; 35(5):441-453. PMID: 34791038.

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  • Published on 5/6/2022

    Berlowitz JB, Xie W, Harlow AF, Hamburg NM, Blaha MJ, Bhatnagar A, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC. E-Cigarette Use and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Longitudinal Analysis of the PATH Study (2013-2019). Circulation. 2022 May 17; 145(20):1557-1559. PMID: 35514292.

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  • Published on 4/28/2022

    Behrooz L, Ho JE, Hamburg NM. Vascular Aging After COVID-19: A Story of Lasting Injury or Prolonged Healing? Circ Res. 2022 Apr 29; 130(9):1286-1288. PMID: 35482837.

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  • Published on 2/17/2022

    Pabon M, Cheng S, Altin SE, Sethi SS, Nelson MD, Moreau KL, Hamburg N, Hess CN. Sex Differences in Peripheral Artery Disease. Circ Res. 2022 02 18; 130(4):496-511. PMID: 35175843.

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