Michele Mietus Snyder Cardiologist

Michele Mietus-Snyder, MD, is a preventive cardiologist and clinical research scientist transitioning in 2010 from The University of California, San Francisco, to a position as Co-Director of the Children’s National Obesity Institute. Her early basic science research on genes important in early atherosclerosis impressed upon her how many cardiovascular risk factors function via common metabolic pathways that promote vascular oxidative stress, including unhealthful diet, sedentary lifestyle, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and psychosocial stress.