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Anne Rentoumis Cappola, MD, ScM

Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Room 12-136
Smilow Center for Translational Research, 12th floor
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Building 421
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5160
Office: (215) 573-5359
Fax: (215) 898-5408
B.A. (Biochemistry )
Harvard College (Advanced Standing), Cambridge, MA, 1990.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1994.
Sc.M. (Clinical Epidemiology)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2001.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Lipid / Atherosclerosis / CAD / ACS / Prevention

CVI Research Description:
Dr. Cappola is a translational researcher whose scientific focus is the endocrine changes that occur with aging and the clinical impact of these changes, including their impact on risk of cardiovascular disorders.

Selected Publications

Cappola AR, Arnold AM, Wulczyn K, Carlson M, Robbins J, Psaty BM: Thyroid function in the euthyroid range and adverse outcomes in older adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab In press 2015.

Maggio M, Snyder PJ, De Vita F, Ceda GP, Milaneschi Y, Lauretani F, Luci M, Cattabiani C, Peachey H, Valenti G, Cappola AR, Longo DL, Ferrucci L: Effects of transdermal testosterone treatment on inflammatory markers in elderly men. Endocr Pract 20(11): 1170-7, Nov 2014.

Shores MM, Arnold AM, Biggs ML, Longstregth WT, Smith NL, Kizer JR, Cappola AR, Hirsch CH, Marck BT, Matsumoto AM: Testosterone and dihydrotestosterone and incident ischemic stroke in men in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Clin Endocrinol 81(5): 746-53, Nov 2014.

Collet TH, Bauer DC, Cappola AR, Åsvold BO, Weiler S, Vittinghoff E, Gussekloo J, Bremner A, den Elzen WP, Maciel RMB, Vanderpump MP, Cornuz J, Dörr M, Wallaschofski H, Newman AB, Sgarbi JA, Razvi S, Völzke H, Walsh JP, Aujesky D, Rodondi N, for the Thyroid Studies Collaboration: Thyroid antibody status, subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease - An individual participant data analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(9): 3353-62, Sep 2014.

Garin MC, Arnold AM, Lee JS, Robbins J, Cappola AR: Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and hip fracture and bone mineral density in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(8): 2657-64, Aug 2014.

Chen CT, Liu CT, Chen GK, Andrews JS, Arnold AM, Dreyfus J, Franceschini N, Garcia ME, Kerr KF, Li G, Lohman KK, Musani SK, Nalls MA, Raffel LJ, Smith J, Ambrosone CB, Bandera EV, Bernstein L, Britton A, Brzyski RG, Cappola A, Carlson CS, Couper D, Deming SL, Goodarzi MO, Heiss G, John EM, Lu X, Le Marchand L, Marciante K, McKnight B, Millikan R, Nock NL, Olshan AF, Press MF, Vaiyda D, Woods NF, Taylor HA, Zhao W, Zheng W, Evans MK, Harris TB, Henderson BE, Kardia SL, Kooperberg C, Liu Y, Mosley TH, Psaty B, Wellons M, Windham BG, Zonderman AB, Cupples LA, Demerath EW, Haiman C, Murabito JM, Rajkovic A: Meta-analysis of loci associated with age at natural menopause in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet 23(12): 3327-42, Jun 2014.

Shores MM, Biggs ML, Arnold AM, Smith NL, Longstreth WT, Kizer JR, Hirsch CH, Cappola AR, Matsumoto AM: Testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and incident cardiovascular disease and mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(6): 2061-68, Jun 2014.

Mariani LH, White MT, Shults J, Anderson CA, Feldman HI, Wolf M, Reese PP, Denburg MR, Townsend RR, Lo JC, Cappola AR, Carlow D, Gadegbeku CA, Steigerwalt S, Leonard MB; CRIC Study Investigators: Increasing use of vitamin D supplementation in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. J Ren Nutr 24(3): 186-93, May 2014.

González-Fernández M, Humbert I, Winegrad H, Cappola AR, Fried LP: Dysphagia in old-old women: prevalence as determined according to self-report and the 3-ounce water swallowing test. J Amer Geriatr Soc 62(4): 716-20, Apr 2014.

Garin MC, Arnold AM, Lee JS, Tracy RP, Cappola AR: Subclinical hypothyroidism, weight change, and body composition in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(4): 1220-6, Apr 2014.

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