Jennifer Hammond, MD

J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, MPH

Specializes In
  • Cardiology


Sees Patients For

General cardiology, preventive cardiology, intensive lifestyle interventions, plant based medicine, hypertension. Dr. Hammond applies intensive lifestyle interventions to achieve outcomes in cardiovascular disease. Using both dietary and traditional medical therapeutics, she provides a hybrid approach to primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular atherosclerotic disease as well as cardiovascular disease risk factors: hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Instructor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division
Associate Director, CRE2

Research Interests

Health care policy implementation, value based payments, racial and socioeconomic based inequities in outcomes, social determinants of health. The goal of Dr. Hammond's research is to reduce inequities in cardiovascular disease due to systemic and structural inequities. Specifically, her work examines the role that health policy implementation plays in race and socioeconomic based inequities in cardiovascular disease outcomes. Current work is focused on gaining a better understanding of how hospital payment policies influence the implementation strategies used to manage high-risk, high-cost conditions for vulnerable populations and patients in low-resource settings.


Advanced Research Fellowship: Health Care Policy

2021 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship: General Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology

2019 Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship: Preventive Cardiology

2013 Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Master's: Epidemiology

2013 Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

Residency: Internal Medicine

2011 New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Medical Degree

2008 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

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