Research Funding

  • December 1, 2003 - May 31, 2023 - Longevity Consortium , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: U19AG023122
  • September 1, 1991 - April 30, 2023 - Research Training in Geriatric Medicine , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: T32AG000212
  • June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2021 - Comprehensive Evaluation of Aging-Related Clinical Outcomes and Geroproteins , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01AG052964
  • September 15, 2015 - April 30, 2021 - Integrative Resource to Develop Translational Strategies to Promote Longevity , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: U24AG051129


Stanford University, Stanford, CA, B.A., 1969, Psychology
Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., N.Y., (no degree), 1970, Ethics
University of California San Francisco, M.D., 1976, Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 1985-1990
    Henry J. Kaiser Faculty Fellowship Award in General Internal Medicine
  • 1988-present
    Board of Directors, National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • 1990-1994
    Advisory Panel on Osteoporosis, US Congress, Office of Technology Assessment
  • 1990-present
    Elected Faculty AOA
  • 1991-present
    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • 1992-1993
    Consultant, World Health Organization (assigned to China)
  • 1995-present
    National Osteoporosis Foundation Clinical Guidelines Core Committee
  • 1996-present
    Elected, American Association of Physicians (AAP)
  • 1996-present
    Elected, Council of American Society for Bone & Mineral Research (ASBMR)

Selected Publications

  1. Kim KM, Evans DS, Jacobson J, Jiang X, Browner W, Cummings SR. Rapid prediction of in-hospital mortality among adults with COVID-19 disease. PLoS One. 2022; 17(7):e0269813.  View on PubMed
  2. Kim KM, Lui LY, Cummings SR. Recent fall and high imminent risk of fracture in older men and women. Age Ageing. 2022 06 01; 51(6).  View on PubMed
  3. Vandenput L, Johansson H, McCloskey EV, Liu E, Åkesson KE, Anderson FA, Azagra R, Bager CL, Beaudart C, Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Biver E, Bruyère O, Cauley JA, Center JR, Chapurlat R, Christiansen C, Cooper C, Crandall CJ, Cummings SR, da Silva JAP, Dawson-Hughes B, Diez-Perez A, Dufour AB, Eisman JA, Elders PJM, Ferrari S, Fujita Y, Fujiwara S, Glüer CC, Goldshtein I, Goltzman D, Gudnason V, Hall J, Hans D, Hoff M, Hollick RJ, Huisman M, Iki M, Ish-Shalom S, Jones G, Karlsson MK, Khosla S, Kiel DP, Koh WP, Koromani F, Kotowicz MA, Kröger H, Kwok T, Lamy O, Langhammer A, Larijani B, Lippuner K, Mellström D, Merlijn T, Nordström A, Nordström P, O'Neill TW, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Ohlsson C, Orwoll ES, Pasco JA, Rivadeneira F, Schei B, Schott AM, Shiroma EJ, Siggeirsdottir K, Simonsick EM, Sornay-Rendu E, Sund R, Swart KMA, Szulc P, Tamaki J, Torgerson DJ, van Schoor NM, van Staa TP, Vila J, Wareham NJ, Wright NC, Yoshimura N, Zillikens MC, Zwart M, Harvey NC, Lorentzon M, Leslie WD, Kanis JA. Update of the fracture risk prediction tool FRAX: a systematic review of potential cohorts and analysis plan. Osteoporos Int. 2022 Oct; 33(10):2103-2136.  View on PubMed
  4. Kim KM, Nerlekar R, Tranah GJ, Browner WS, Cummings SR. Higher red cell distribution width and poorer hospitalization-related outcomes in elderly patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 08; 70(8):2354-2362.  View on PubMed
  5. Orwoll ES, Blackwell T, Cummings SR, Cauley JA, Lane NE, Hoffman AR, Burghardt AJ, Evans WJ, Cawthon PM. CT Muscle Density, D3Cr Muscle Mass, and Body Fat Associations With Physical Performance, Mobility Outcomes, and Mortality Risk in Older Men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2022 04 01; 77(4):790-799.  View on PubMed
  6. Orwoll ES, Blackwell T, Cummings SR, Cauley JA, Lane NE, Hoffman AR, Burghardt AJ, Evans WJ, Cawthon PM. Corrigendum to: CT Muscle Density, D3Cr Muscle Mass, and Body Fat Associations With Physical Performance, Mobility Outcomes, and Mortality Risk in Older Men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2022 Apr 01; 77(4):881.  View on PubMed
  7. Magyari A, Ye M, Margolis DJ, McCulloch CE, Cummings SR, Yaffe K, Langan SM, Abuabara K. Adult atopic eczema and the risk of dementia: A population-based cohort study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 08; 87(2):314-322.  View on PubMed
  8. Walsh K, Raghavachari N, Kerr C, Bick AG, Cummings SR, Druley T, Dunbar CE, Genovese G, Goodell MA, Jaiswal S, Maciejewski J, Natarajan P, Shindyapina AV, Shuldiner AR, Van Den Akker EB, Vijg J. Clonal Hematopoiesis Analyses in Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Genetic Aging Studies to Unravel Underlying Mechanisms of Age-Related Dysfunction in Humans. Front Aging. 2022; 3:841796.  View on PubMed
  9. Cawthon PM, Peters KE, Cummings SR, Orwoll ES, Hoffman AR, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Evans WJ, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study Research Group. Association Between Muscle Mass Determined by D3 -Creatine Dilution and Incident Fractures in a Prospective Cohort Study of Older Men. J Bone Miner Res. 2022 07; 37(7):1213-1220.  View on PubMed
  10. Zanker J, Blackwell T, Patel S, Duchowny K, Brennan-Olsen S, Cummings SR, Evans WJ, Orwoll ES, Scott D, Vogrin S, Duque G, Cawthon PM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study Group. Factor analysis to determine relative contributions of strength, physical performance, body composition and muscle mass to disability and mobility disability outcomes in older men. Exp Gerontol. 2022 05; 161:111714.  View on PubMed
  11. Cosman F, Libanati C, Deignan C, Yu Z, Wang Z, Ferrari S, Beck Jensen JE, Peris P, Bertoldo F, Lespessailles E, Hesse E, Cummings SR. Romosozumab Followed by Antiresorptive Treatment Increases the Probability of Achieving Bone Mineral Density Treatment Goals. JBMR Plus. 2021 Nov; 5(11):e10546.  View on PubMed
  12. Cawthon PM, Patel SM, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Santanasto A, Kiel DP, Travison TG, Lane N, Cummings SR, Orwoll ES, Duchowny KA, Kwok T, Hirani V, Schousboe J, Karlsson MK, Mellström D, Ohlsson C, Ljunggren Ö, Xue QL, Shardell M, Jordan JM, Pencina KM, Fielding RA, Magaziner J, Correa-de-Araujo R, Bhasin S, Manini TM. What Cut-Point in Gait Speed Best Discriminates Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Mobility Complaints From Those Without? A Pooled Analysis From the Sarcopenia Definitions and Outcomes Consortium. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 09 13; 76(10):e321-e327.  View on PubMed
  13. Wang L, Yu W, Yin X, Cui L, Tang S, Jiang N, Cui L, Zhao N, Lin Q, Chen L, Lin H, Jin X, Dong Z, Ren Z, Hou Z, Zhang Y, Zhong J, Cai S, Liu Y, Meng R, Deng Y, Ding X, Ma J, Xie Z, Shen L, Wu W, Zhang M, Ying Q, Zeng Y, Dong J, Cummings SR, Li Z, Xia W. Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Fracture in China: The China Osteoporosis Prevalence Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 08 02; 4(8):e2121106.  View on PubMed
  14. Kim KM, Lui LY, Browner WS, Cauley JA, Ensrud KE, Kado DM, Orwoll ES, Schousboe JT, Cummings SR. Association Between Variation in Red Cell Size and Multiple Aging-Related Outcomes. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 06 14; 76(7):1288-1294.  View on PubMed
  15. Cummings SR. Clinical Trials Without Clinical Sites. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 05 01; 181(5):680-684.  View on PubMed
  16. Lyles KW, Bauer DC, Colon-Emeric CS, Pieper CF, Cummings SR, Black DM. Zoledronic acid reduces the rate of clinical fractures after surgical repair of a hip fracture regardless of the Pretreatment bone mineral density. Osteoporos Int. 2021 Jun; 32(6):1217-1219.  View on PubMed
  17. Deelen J, Evans DS, Arking DE, Tesi N, Nygaard M, Liu X, Wojczynski MK, Biggs ML, van der Spek A, Atzmon G, Ware EB, Sarnowski C, Smith AV, Seppälä I, Cordell HJ, Dose J, Amin N, Arnold AM, Ayers KL, Barzilai N, Becker EJ, Beekman M, Blanché H, Christensen K, Christiansen L, Collerton JC, Cubaynes S, Cummings SR, Davies K, Debrabant B, Deleuze JF, Duncan R, Faul JD, Franceschi C, Galan P, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Huisman M, Hurme MA, Jagger C, Jansen I, Jylhä M, Kähönen M, Karasik D, Kardia SLR, Kingston A, Kirkwood TBL, Launer LJ, Lehtimäki T, Lieb W, Lyytikäinen LP, Martin-Ruiz C, Min J, Nebel A, Newman AB, Nie C, Nohr EA, Orwoll ES, Perls TT, Province MA, Psaty BM, Raitakari OT, Reinders MJT, Robine JM, Rotter JI, Sebastiani P, Smith J, Sørensen TIA, Taylor KD, Uitterlinden AG, van der Flier W, van der Lee SJ, van Duijn CM, van Heemst D, Vaupel JW, Weir D, Ye K, Zeng Y, Zheng W, Holstege H, Kiel DP, Lunetta KL, Slagboom PE, Murabito JM. Publisher Correction: A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies multiple longevity genes. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 23; 12(1):2463.  View on PubMed
  18. Miglioretti DL, Bissell MCS, Kerlikowske K, Buist DSM, Cummings SR, Henderson LM, Onega T, O'Meara ES, Rauscher GH, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Wernli KJ, Lee JM, Lee CI. Assessment of a Risk-Based Approach for Triaging Mammography Examinations During Periods of Reduced Capacity. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 03 01; 4(3):e211974.  View on PubMed
  19. Tanner CM, Cummings SR, Schwarzschild MA, Brown EG, Dorsey ER, Espay AJ, Galifianakis NB, Goldman SM, Litvan I, Luthra N, McFarland NR, Mitchell KT, Standaert DG, Bauer DC, Greenspan SL, Beck JC, Lyles KW. The TOPAZ study: a home-based trial of zoledronic acid to prevent fractures in neurodegenerative parkinsonism. NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Mar 01; 7(1):16.  View on PubMed
  20. Kim KM, Lui LY, Cauley JA, Ensrud KE, Orwoll ES, Schousboe JT, Cummings SR, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study Research Group. Response to "Red Cell Distribution Width Is a Risk Factor for Hip Fracture in Elderly Men Without Anemia". J Bone Miner Res. 2021 06; 36(6):1203.  View on PubMed

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