Health ABC Sponsor List

Name Subtitle Email Research Areas Custom text
Steven M. Albert, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
Mental health, behavioral interventions, falls, end of life, disability
Steven Cummings, MD
Aging, sarcopenia, muscle, frailty
Michael Nevitt, PhD
Professor - Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Gregory Tranah, PhD
Senior Scientist (CPMC-RI) and Adjunct Professor (UCSF)
Genetics and aging
Peggy Cawthon, PhD
Senior Scientist (CPMC-RI) and Adjunct Associate Professor (UCSF)
Sarcopenia, osteoporosis, disability, fracture
Anne Newman, MD, MPH
Professor - Department of Epidemiology, Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science
Health aging, cardiovascular aging, pulmonary aging, kidney aging, sleep, physical function, performance testing, muscle strength and sarcopenia, endurance and long distance corridor walk, inflammation
Elsa Strotmeyer, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Diabetes and glucose metabolism, peripheral nerve function, BMD/osteoporosis, physical function and performance, fall injuries, methods in aging and epidemiology
Jane Cauley, DrPH
Professor - Department of Epidemiology
Osteoporosis, bone strength, fracture
Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Translational Science
Nutrition, biomarkers, physical function, specialized knowledge in cancer, and pulmonary function measures
Eleanor Simonsick, PhD
Function and physical performance, cognition, depression, anxiety, literacy, social support, physical activity, health disparities, hearing, vision, fatigue
Douglas Bauer, MD
Professor - Department of Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Osteoporosis, thyroid dysfunctions, biomarker, pharmaco-epidemiology
Tamara Harris, MD
Senior Investigator and Chief Interdisciplinary Studies of Aging Section Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science National Institute on Aging, NIH
Aging, sarcopenia, muscle, frailty
Ann Schwartz, PhD
Professor - Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Diabetes, osteoporosis, DXA body composition
Kristine Yaffe, MD
Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Geriatric neuropsychiatry, epidemiology of neuropsychiatric disorders among older adults including the epidemiology of cognitive aging and dementia, identification of novel factors that may lead to preventive strategies, with an emphasis on psychsocial and medical co-morbidities