Women in Technology Hall of Fame

Dr. Natalia Trayanova

Dr. Natalia Trayanova

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Inducted in 2019

Dr. Natalia Trayanova is the Murray B. Sachs professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and a professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She directs the Alliance for Cardiovascular Diagnostic and Treatment Innovation as well as the Computational Cardiology Laboratory. Dr. Trayanova is the primary innovator and trailblazer in the use of modern computation and modeling approaches in cardiac arrhythmia research and in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart rhythm disorders. Through her first-of-their-kind personalized virtual hearts, she is pioneering advances in personalized medicine for patients with cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Trayanova has published more than 350 scientific papers and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the NIH Director's Pioneer Award for her groundbreaking work in computational cardiology. She is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a Fellow of HRS, a Fellow of AHA, a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society, and a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering.