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Peggy M. Cawthon, PhD, MPH

Peggy M. Cawthon, PhD, MPH

Associate Scientist, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Phone: 415-600-7426
Fax: 415-514-8150
E-Mail: pcawthon@sfcc-cpmc.net
Address: Suite 5700 185 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Dr. Cawthon completed undergraduate and graduate training at University of California, Berkeley. In 2007, she was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the American Society for Bone Mineral Research. Dr. Cawthon has several years experience managing large, multi-center observational studies.

Research Interests

Selected Publications

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  1. Chaganti RK, Parimi N, Dam T, Nevitt MC, Lane NE, Cawthon PM. The association with 25-dihydroxyvitamin D with Prevalent Osteoarthritis of the Hip in Elderly men. The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study (MrOs). Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2010 Feb;62(2):511-4.
  2. Lang T, Streeper T, Cawthon P, Baldwin K, Taaffe DR, and Harris TB. Sarcopenia: etiology, clinical consequences, intervention, and assessment. Osteoporo Int 2010 Apr;21(4):543-59.
  3. Ensrud KE, Taylor BC, Paudel ML, Cauley JA, Cawthon PM, Cummings SR, Fink HA, Barrett-Connor E, Zmuda JM, Shikany JM, and Orwoll ES. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and rate of hip bone loss in older men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94: 2773-2780, 2009.
  4. Cawthon PM, Fox KM, Gandra SR, Delmonico MJ, Chiou CF, Anthony MS, Sewall A, Goodpaster B, Satterfield S, Cummings SR, and Harris TB. Do muscle mass, muscle density, strength, and physical function similarly influence risk of hospitalization in older adults? J Am Geriatr Soc 57: 1411-1419, 2009.
  5. Cawthon PM, Ensrud KE, Laughlin GA, Cauley JA, Dam TT, Barrett-Connor E, Fink HA, Hoffman AR, Lau E, Lane NE, Stefanick ML, Cummings SR, and Orwoll ES. Sex hormones and frailty in older men: the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94: 3806-3815, 2009.
  6. Cawthon PM, Ewing SK, McCulloch CE, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Cummings SR, and Orwoll ES. Loss of hip BMD in older men: the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) study. J Bone Miner Res 24: 1728-1735, 2009.
  7. Cawthon PM, Fullman RL, Marshall L, Mackey DC, Fink HA, Cauley JA, Cummings SR, Orwoll ES, and Ensrud KE. Physical performance and risk of hip fractures in older men. J Bone Miner Res 23: 1037-1044, 2008.
  8. Mackey DC, Lui LY, Cawthon PM, Bauer DC, Nevitt MC, Cauley JA, Hillier TA, Lewis CE, Barrett-Connor E, and Cummings SR. High-trauma fractures and low bone mineral density in older women and men. JAMA 298: 2381-2388, 2007.
  9. Cawthon PM, Marshall LM, Michael Y, Dam TT, Ensrud KE, Barrett-Connor E, and Orwoll ES. Frailty in older men: prevalence, progression, and relationship with mortality. J Am Geriatr Soc 55: 1216-1223, 2007.
  10. Cummings SR, Cawthon PM, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Fink HA, and Orwoll ES. BMD and risk of hip and nonvertebral fractures in older men: a prospective study and comparison with older women. J Bone Miner Res 21: 1550-1556, 2006.