Jonathan Ehrman PhD

Jonathan K Ehrman, PhD

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Specialties: Research

Board Certification and Education


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

About Me

American Academy of Pediatrics-Childhood Obesity
Centers for Disease Control Nutrition and Exercise Page

I specialize in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology.

Dr. Ehrman is the Associate Program Director of Preventive Cardiology and the Exercise Physiology Core Lab, and the Director of the Weight Management Program 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 an Exercise Specialist and Program Director. Dr. Ehrman has published over 100 manuscripts, abstracts, book and book chapters over the past 22 years.

To provide aggressive lifestyle modification techniques to prevent future heart disease. Strategies include exercise therapy, weight management and behavior modification techniques.

Awards and Honors
Commitment to Excellence Award, 2004 and 2005 as a member of Heart Failure Quality Improvement Team.
Spirit of Detroit Award, City Council of Detroit, 2000; initiated by the patients in cardiac rehabilitation.
Senior Editor. ACSM’s Resource Manual for Graded Exercise Testing and Training. 6th Edition. Due in 2009.
Jonathan K. Ehrman, Paul Gordon, Steven J. Keteyian and Paul Visich (eds.). Clinical Exercise Physiology, 2002. 2nd edition due in 2007.
Weight Management in Patients with Established Cardiovascular Disease (chapter) in Current Concepts in Cardiology: Cardiac Rehabilitation, 2007.
Ketterer MW, Brawner CA, VanZant M, Keteyian SJ, Ehrman JK, Knysz W, Farha AJ, Deveshwar S, Wulsin L. Empirically-derived psychometric screening for emotional distress in CAD patients: efficiency, efficacy & source. J Cardiovasc Nursing 2007; 22(4):320-325.
Ehrman JK, Brawner CA, Keteyian SJ, Savage PD, Schairer JR, Divine G, Ades PA. Body Mass Index, Peak VO2 and Mortality in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 39 (5 suppl): 2007.
Ades PA, Savage PD, Brawner CA, Lyon CE, Ehrman JK, Bunn JY, Keteyian SJ. Aerobic capacity in patients entering cardiac rehabilitation. Circulation 2006; 113(2): 2706-2712.
Ehrman JK, Cherry J, Cobb H. Weight loss intervention using novel tele-health and physical activity tracking technology. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 38(5S), 2006.
Brawner CA, Vanzant MA, Ehrman JK, Foster C, Porcari JP, Kelso AJ, Keteyian SJ. Guiding exercise using the talk test among patients with coronary artery disease. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 2006; 26 (2): 72-75.
Jonathan K. Ehrman, Clinton A. Brawner, Barbara Czerska, Douglas Weaver, Gordon Jacobsen, Steven J. Keteyian. Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope and Survival in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure. JACC; 47(4) suppl. A, 155, 2006.






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