Scott Pilla MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Scott J. Pilla, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview and subsequently the Clinical Investigation Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Pilla is a researcher and practicing general internist. His research focuses on the management of type 2 diabetes with aging, especially individualizing diabetes treatment to account for the preferences and needs of older adults. He is currently funded by a K23 Career Development Award from the NIDDK to study hypoglycemia prevention strategies in primary care. He is also an investigator on the DASH 4 Diabetes clinical trial, an ongoing randomized feeding study investigating the effects of a DASH-style diet on blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes.