Faculty

Secondary Faculty

Anne Schafer, MD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • Osteoporosis and bone metabolism, the relationships between bone, fat, and glucose metabolism, including the effects of obesity and diabetes on bone, and the skeletal regulation of energy metabolism, effects of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) on calcium metabolism and skeletal health

Hilary Seligman, MD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • Food insecurity, hunger, health disparities, diabetes, obesity, nutrition, nutrition policy

Michael Shlipak, professor at UCSF
Michael Shlipak, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:
  • Causes and consequences of age-related kidney disease

Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Understanding the impact of diagnostic testing on important patient outcomes and understanding the difference in access to different tests and variance in accuracy of these tests, the risk of cancer associated with incidental findings identified on ultrasound and CT imaging, and assessing patterns of radiation from diagnostic imaging

Judith Walsh-Cassidy, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Mary Whooley, professor at UCSF
Mary Whooley, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
Research Interests:
  • Clinical informatics, Big Data, depression screening, cardiovascular outcomes, cardiac rehabilitation

Kristine Yaffe, professor of psychiatry at UCSF
Kristine Yaffe, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
Research Interests:
  • Predictors and outcomes of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults

Emeritus Faculty

Steve Cummings, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:
  • genomics, proteomics and metabolomics of aging; cellular biology of loss of muscle function and mobility in aging; osteoporosis and prevention of fractures

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