Jonathan Ehrman PhD

Jonathan K Ehrman, PhD

Specialties: Research

Board Certification and Education

  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Physiology/Research, OH, 1996
  • Wayne State University, MI, 1989

About Me

Biographical Statement

Dr. Ehrman is the Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology and the Exercise Physiology Core Lab, and Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Henry Ford Hospital. He received his doctoral degree from The Ohio State University in 1996 with an emphasis in Clinical Exercise Physiology. He also attended Central Michigan University and Wayne State University. In addition, he is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as both a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Program Director. Dr. Ehrman has published over 200 manuscripts, abstracts, book and book chapters over the past 37 years. 


  • Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology

Care Philosophy

"I strive to provide all patients a variety of aggressive lifestyle modification techniques to prevent future chronic disease and treat existing disease. Strategies include exercise training therapy, weight management and behavior modification techniques."

Research Interests

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Clinical Exercise Training Trials
  • Weight Management

Awards and Honors

  • Member, Writing Committee for the 2022 AHA/ACC Guideline on the Management of Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Member, National Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Action Plan development group, American Heart Association
  • Appointed Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Human Kinetics Library, 2019-present
  • American College of Cardiology ACC.19 Best Posters. Title: Fitness and 10-year risk of mortality among adults ≥70 years old at the extremes of cardiovascular disease risk factor burden: The FIT Project
  • American Heart Association Paul Dudley White International Science Team Award.  Highest Ranked Abstract from Saudi Arabia at Scientific Sessions 2017.  Title: Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident Cerebrovascular Accidents: The FIT (Henry Ford Exercise Testing) Project

Videos and Articles

  • Videos
  • Blog Posts


Location Pin
Henry Ford Medical Center - Second Avenue
6525 Second Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
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Henry Ford Medical Center Livonia
29200 Schoolcraft Rd Suite 3
Livonia, MI 48150
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Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

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