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Leadership and Administrative Core
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Key Personnel

OAIC Core Leaders

Leadership/Administrative Core:

  • Jeremy Walston, MD, Principal Investigator
  • Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Brian Buta, MHS, Administrator

Resource Core 1, Biostatistics Core:

  • Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, Core Leader
  • Qian-Li Xue, PhD, Core Director

Resource Core 2, Biological Mechanisms Core:

  • Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD, Core Leader
  • Dan Arking, PhD, Co-Director
  • Jeremy Walston, MD, Co-Director

Resource Core 3, Clinical Translation and Recruitment Core:

  • Robert Wise, MD, Core Leader

Research Career Development Core:

  • Gary Gerstenblith, MD, Core Leader (also representing Geriatric Cardiology)

Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core:

  • Neal Fedarko, PhD, Core Leader

OAIC Leadership Council Members

  • Jeremy Walston (Principal Investigator)

  • Karen Bandeen-Roche (Co-Principal Investigator)

  • Dan Arking (Biological Mechanisms Core)

  • Brian Buta (Center Administrator)

  • Aravinda Chakravarti (Biological Mechanisms Core)

  • Samuel Durso (Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology)

  • Neal Fedarko (Pilot / Exploratory Studies Core)

  • Gary Gerstenblith (Research Career Development Core)

  • Laura Gitlin (Center for Innovative Care in Aging)

  • David Roth (Center on Aging and Health)

  • Myron J. Weisfeldt (Department of Medicine)

  • Robert Wise (Clinical Translation and Recruitment Core)

  • Qian-Li Xue (Biostatistics Core)

OAIC External Advisory Board Members (as of 2012)

  • Joan Bailey-Wilson, PhD
  • Harvey Cohen, MD
  • Deborah Dawson, PhD, ScM
  • Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD
  • Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC
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Recent JHU OAIC Publications:

"Physical Frailty Assessment in Older Women: Can Simplification Be Achieved Without Loss of Syndrome Measurement Validity?"

"Declines and Impairment in Executive Function Predict Onset of Physical Frailty"

"The Association Between Preoperative Frailty and Postoperative Delirium After Cardiac Surgery"

"Frailty: A Tale of Two Concepts" 



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