Sabin College Faculty Biographies

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Nathan Irvin, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Nathan Irvin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He was born and raised in Riverside California and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. After medical school, Dr. Irvin completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Alameda County Highland Hospital in Oakland California, where he served as chief resident in his final year. Upon completion of residency he he went on to complete the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars Program at Penn where he received a master’s in health policy research (MSHPR) and has been on faculty at Johns Hopkins since 2013.

Dr. Irvin’s research interests fall under the umbrella of social emergency medicine and seek to address the bio-/psycho/ social determinants of health that impact patients that present to urban emergency departments including violence, trauma, substance abuse, and HIV/HCV. In addition, he is passionate about medical education and spends a lot of time teaching in the Emergency Medicine core clerkship and mentoring residents as well.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Irvin enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, barbequing, and trying out new kitchen gadgets.