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Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,


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Academic: 336-713-8558 | Department: 336-713-8570

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Georgia , 1993
  • M.S., University of Georgia , 1998
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2004

Memberships

  • Obesity Society
  • Am Dietetic Assn
  • Am Soc for Nutrition
  • Gerontological Society Of Amer
Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.

Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Sticht Center on Aging
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

aging, education/training (all f, t,, epidemiology, genetics/genome, health services, research/outc, nutrition, obesity

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Academic: 336-713-8558 | Department: 336-713-8570

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Recent Publications

Wilson VK, Houston DK, Kilpatrick L, Lovato J, Yaffe K, Cauley JA, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Kritchevsky SB, Sink KM. Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin d and cognitive function in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(4):636-641.

Haslam A, Johnson MA, Hausman DB, Cress ME, Houston DK, Davey A, Poon LW. Vitamin D status is associated with grip strength in centenarians. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2014;33(1):35-46.

Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Bray GA, Houston DK, Johnson KC, Kitabchi AE, Hergenroeder AL, Williamson J, Jakicic JM, van Dorsten B, Kritchevsky SB. Long-term impact of behavioral weight loss intervention on cognitive function. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Mener DJ, Betz J, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Helzner EP, Satterfield S, Houston DK, Strotmeyer ES, Pratt SR, Simonsick EM, Lin FR. Apolipoprotein E allele and hearing thresholds in older adults. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2014;():.

Houston DK, Neiberg RH, Tooze JA, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Shea MK, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D predicts the onset of mobility limitation and disability in community-dwelling older adults: the Health ABC Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(2):181-187.

Nettleton JA, Hivert MF, Lemaitre RN, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, Tanaka T, Wojczynski MK, Hruby A, Djousse L, Ngwa JS, Follis JL, Dimitriou M, Ganna A, Houston DK, Kanoni S, Mikkila V, Manichaikul A, Ntalla I, Renstrom F,. Meta-analysis investigating associations between healthy diet and fasting glucose and insulin levels and modification by loci associated with glucose homeostasis in data from 15 cohorts. Am J Epidemiol. 2013;177(2):103-115.

Richardson K, Nettleton JA, Rotllan N, Tanaka T, Smith CE, Lai CQ, Parnell LD, Lee YC, Lahti J, Lemaitre RN, Manichaikul A, Keller M, Mikkila V, Ngwa J, van Rooij FJ, Ballentyne CM, Borecki IB, Cupples LA, Garcia M, Hofman A, Ferrucci L,. Gain-of-function lipoprotein lipase variant rs13702 modulates lipid traits through disruption of a microRNA-410 seed site. Am J Hum Genet. 2013;92(1):5-14.

Beavers KM, Beavers DP, Houston DK, Harris TB, Hue TF, Koster A, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Studenski SA, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB. Associations between body composition and gait-speed decline: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97(3):552-560.

Hruby A, Ngwa JS, Renstrom F, Wojczynski MK, Ganna A, Hallmans G, Houston DK, Jacques PF, Kanoni S, Lehtimaki T, Lemaitre RN, Manichaikul A, North KE, Ntalla I, Sonestedt E, Tanaka T, van Rooij FJ, Bandinelli S, Djousse L, Grigoriou E,. Higher magnesium intake is associated with lower fasting glucose and insulin, with no evidence of interaction with select genetic loci, in a meta-analysis of 15 CHARGE Consortium Studies. J Nutr. 2013;143(3):345-353.

Peters U, North KE, Sethupathy P, Buyske S, Haessler J, Jiao S, Fesinmeyer MD, Jackson RD, Kuller LH, Rajkovic A, Lim U, Cheng I, Schumacher F, Wilkens L, Li R, Monda K, Ehret G, Nguyen KD, Cooper R, Lewis CE, Leppert M,. A systematic mapping approach of 16q12.2/FTO and BMI in more than 20,000 African Americans narrows in on the underlying functional variation: results from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(1):e1003171.

Beavers KM, Hsu FC, Houston DK, Beavers DP, Harris TB, Hue TF, Kim LJ, Koster A, Penninx BW, Simonsick EM, Strotmeyer ES, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. The role of metabolic syndrome, adiposity, and inflammation in physical performance in the Health ABC Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(5):617-623.

Vimaleswaran KS, Berry DJ, Lu C, Tikkanen E, Pilz S, Hiraki LT, Cooper JD, Dastani Z, Li R, Houston DK, Wood AR, Michaelsson K, Vandenput L, Zgaga L, Yerges-Armstrong LM, McCarthy MI, Dupuis J, Kaakinen M, Kleber ME, Jameson K,. Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts. PLoS Med. 2013;10(2):e1001383.

Tanaka T, Ngwa JS, van Rooij FJ, Zillikens MC, Wojczynski MK, Frazier-Wood AC, Houston DK, Kanoni S, Lemaitre RN, Luan J, Mikkila V, Renstrom F, Sonestedt E, Zhao JH, Chu AY, Qi L, Chasman DI, de Oliveira Otto MC,. Genome-wide meta-analysis of observational studies shows common genetic variants associated with macronutrient intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97(6):1395-1402.

Xiao Q, Murphy RA, Houston DK, Harris TB, Chow WH, Park Y. Dietary and supplemental calcium intake and cardiovascular disease mortality: the National Institutes of Health-AARP diet and health study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(8):639-646.

Smith CE, Ngwa J, Tanaka T, Qi Q, Wojczynski MK, Lemaitre RN, Anderson JS, Manichaikul A, Mikkila V, van Rooij FJ, Ye Z, Bandinelli S, Frazier-Wood AC, Houston DK, Hu F, Langenberg C, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, North KE,. Lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 variants and dietary fatty acids: meta-analysis of European origin and African American studies. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013;37(9):1211-1220.

Hansen JG, Hootman K, Tang W, Brannon PM, Kritchevsky S, Houston D, Harris T, Garcia M, Liu Y, Lohman K, Cassano PA. Predictors of serum 25(OH) D in elderly African-Americans in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2013;27():245.4.

Gong J, Schumacher F, Lim U, Hindorff LA, Haessler J, Buyske S, Carlson CS, Rosse S, Buzkova P, Fornage M, Gross M, Pankratz N, Pankow JS, Schreiner PJ, Cooper R, Ehret G, Gu CC, Houston D, Irvin MR, Jackson R, Kuller L,. Fine mapping and identification of BMI loci in African Americans. Am J Hum Genet. 2013;93(4):661-671.

Houston DK, Bray GA, Hill JO, Jakicic JM Johnson KC, Leng X, Rejeski W, Kritchevsky SB. Impact of a long-term intensive lifestyle intervention on physical function: the action for health and memory study in diabetes movement [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):389.

Rapp S, Bray GA, Hergenroeder AL, Houston DK, Jakicic JM, Kitabchi AE, Van Dorsten B, Williamson JD. Impact of a long-term behavioral weight loss intervention on cognitive function: the Action for Health in Diabetes Movement and Memory Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):389.

Reardon BJ, Hansen JG, Crystal RG, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Harris T, Lohman K, Liu Y, O'Connor GT, Wilk JB, Mezey J, Gao C, Cassano PA. Vitamin D-responsive SGPP2 variants associated with lung cell expression and lung function. BMC Med Genet. 2013;14():122.

Siordia C, Houston DK, Kanaya A, Murphy RA, Simonsick EM, Strotmeyer ES, Newman AB. Prospective assessment of intention, weight loss, and physical mobility [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):520-521.

Anderson AL, Harris TB, Tylavsky FA, Perry SE, Houston DK, Lee JS, Kanaya AM, Sahyoun NR. Dietary patterns, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in older adults. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012;66(1):18-24.

Xu B, Houston DK, Locher JL, Ellison KJ, Gropper S, Buys DR, Zizza CA. Higher Healthy Eating Index-2005 scores are associated with better physical performance. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(1):93-99.

Demons JL, Tooze JA, Davis BR, Shertzer-Skinner R, Kearsley L, Gottlieb R, Williamson JD, Houston DK. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with fall-related risk factors in home-bound older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(4 Suppl):S199.

Barbour KE, Houston DK, Cummings SR, Boudreau R, Prasad T, Sheu Y, Bauer DC, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB, Cauley JA. Calciotropic hormones and the risk of hip and nonspine fractures in older adults: the Health ABC Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2012;27(5):1177-1185.

Xu B, Houston D, Locher JL, Zizza C. The association between Healthy Eating Index-2005 scores and disability among older Americans. Age Ageing. 2012;41(3):365-371.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Demons JL, Davis B, Shertzer-Skinner R, Kearsley L, Gottlieb R, Williamson JD. Improving 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in home-bound elders and its effect on falls [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(Suppl 4):S9.

Houston DK, Messi ML, Birbrair A, Demons J, Kritchevsky SB, Delbono O. Effects of vitamin D supplementation on human skeketal muscle composition and regeneration [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts):1021.10.

Wilson V, Neiberg R, Tooze JA, Sink KM, Shea K, Williamson J, Kitzman DW, Hausman DB, Cauley J, Bauer D, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cardiovascular disease in the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(Suppl 4):S89.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Demons J, Davis B, Shertzer-Skinner R, Kearsley L, Gottlieb R, Williamson J. Improving vitamin D status in home-bound elders [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts):245.3.

Leishear K, Boudreau R, Studenski S, Ferrucci L, Rosano C, de Rekeniere N, Houston D, Kritchevsky S, Schwartz A, Vinik A, Hogervorst E, Yaffe K, Harris T, Newman A, Strotmeyer E. Vitamin B12 and neurological function: is there a threshold level? [abstract]. Neurology. 2012;78(Suppl 1):P02.059.

Leishear K, Boudreau RM, Studenski SA, Ferrucci L, Rosano C, de Rekeneire N, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Schwartz AV, Vinik AI, Hogervorst E, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Newman AB, Strotmeyer ES. Relationship between vitamin B12 and sensory and motor peripheral nerve function in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(6):1057-1063.

Levin GP, Robinson-Cohen C, de Boer IH, Houston DK, Lohman K, Liu Y, Kritchevsky SB, Cauley JA, Tanaka T, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Patel KV, Hagstrom E, Michaelsson K, Melhus H, Wang T, Wolf M, Psaty BM, Siscovick D, Kestenbaum B. Genetic variants and associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with major clinical outcomes. JAMA. 2012;308(18):1898-1905.

Shahar DR, Houston DK, Hue TF, Lee JS, Sahyoun NR, Tylavsky FA, Geva D, Vardi H, Harris TB. Adherence to Mediterranean diet and decline in walking speed over 8 years in community-dwelling older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(10):1881-1888.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Cawthon PM, Shea MK, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Tylavsky FA, Visser M, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. 25-hydroxyvitamin D status and change in physical performance and strength in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176(11):1025-1034.

Kritchevsky SB, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Schwartz GG, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Bauer DC, Cauley JA, Shea MK, Cawthon PM, Harris TB, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Houston DK. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and mortality in black and white older adults: the Health ABC study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012;97(11):4156-4165.

Beavers KM, Beavers DP, Houston DK, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky SB. Increasing thigh intermuscular fat is an independent predictor of declines in gait speed: results from the Health ABC study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):447.

Murphy RA, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Tylavsky FA, Cawthon PM, Harris TB. Body composition-related profiles of older people with and without functional limitation and disability [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):447-448.

Murphy RA, Patel K, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Tylavsky FA, Cawthon PM, Newman AB, Harris TB. Association of changes in weight with body composition and mortality in older adults: Health ABC [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):658.

Anderson AL, Harris TB, Tylavsky FA, Perry SE, Houston DK, Hue TF, Strotmeyer ES, Sahyoun NR. Dietary patterns and survival of older adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011;111(1):84-91.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Nicklas BJ, Miller ME, Neiberg RH, Marsh AP, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Change in 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical performance in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(4):430-436.

Houston DK, Ding J, Lee JS, Garcia M, Kanaya AM, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary fat and cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: the Health ABC Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2011;21(6):430-437.

Kilpatrick L, Houston D, Wilson V, Lovato J, Ayonayon H, Cauley J, Harris T, Simonsick E, Kritchevsky S, Sink K, et al. Predicting cognitive impairment: do low vitamin D levels increase risk? The Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S12.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and recurrent falls: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S14.

Wilson V, Houston D, Kilpatrick L, Lovato J, Ayonayon H, Cauley J, Harris T, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky S, Sink KM, et al. Relationship between vitamin D level and cognitive function in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S70.

Williams J, Houston D, Davis C, Cauley J, Rubin S, Tylavsky F, Ayonayon H, Atkinson H, Kritchevsky S, Sink K, et al. Vitamin D status and depression in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S105.

Houston DK, Davis C, Legault C, Hausman DB, Nicklas BJ, Loeser RF, Kritchevsky SB, Messier SP. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical function in older adults with knee osteoarthritis [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011;25(Meeting Abstracts):abstr 97.6.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Davis CC, Hsu F-C, Tooze JA, Church TS, Kritchevsky SB. Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin-D [25(OH)D] and inflammation in older community-dwelling adults [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011;25(Meeting Abstracts):595.2.

Shea MK, Nicklas BJ, Marsh AP, Houston DK, Miller GD, Isom S, Miller ME, Carr JJ, Lyles MF, Kritchevsky SB, et al. The effect of pioglitazone and resistance training on body composition in older men and women undergoing hypocaloric weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(8):1636-1646.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Tooze JA, Davis CC, Johnson MA, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Tylavsky F, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Correlates and prevalence of insufficient 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in black and white older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(7):1165-1174.

Shea MK, Nicklas BJ, Houston DK, Miller ME, Davis CC, Kitzman DW, Espeland MA, Appel LJ, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of intentional weight loss on all-cause mortality in older adults: results of a randomized controlled weight-loss trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;94(3):839-846.

Koster A, Ding J, Stenholm S, Caserotti P, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, You T, Lee JS, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Does the amount of fat mass predict age-related loss of lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality in older adults?. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(8):888-895.

Kanoni S, Nettleton JA, Hivert M-F, Ye Z, van Rooij FJA, Anderson JS, Saylor G, Houston DK, Liu Y, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Total zinc intake may modify the glucose-raising effect of a zinc transporter (SLC30A8) variant: a 14-cohort meta-analysis. Diabetes. 2011;60(9):2407-2416.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Davis CC, Chaves PHM, Hirsch CH, Robbins JA, Arnold AM, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical function in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(10):1793-1801.

Gilmour J, Harris T, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Lohman K, Liu Y, Reardon B, Cassano PA. Genetic variation in vitamin D response genes and pulmonary function [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;173(Suppl 11):S13.

Shea M, Houston DK, Nicklas B, Miller ME, Messier SP, Espeland MA, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of intentional weight loss on total mortality in older adults: a pooled analysis of two randomized-controlled trials [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):518.

Xu B, Houston DK, Locher JL, Buys D, Zizza C. The association between Healthy Eating Index-2005 scores and disability among older Americans [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):487.

Semba RD, Houston DK, Bandinelli S, Sun K, Cherubini A, Cappola AR, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L. Relationship of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in older community-dwelling adults. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010;64(2):203-209.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Messier SP, Davis CC, Miller ME, Harris TB, Kitzman DW, Kennedy K, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of randomization to weight loss on total mortality in older overweight and obese adults: the ADAPT Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(5):519-525.

Stenholm S, Koster A, Alley DE, Houston DK, Kanaya A, Lee JS, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Simonsick EM, Visser M, et al. Joint association of obesity and metabolic syndrome with incident mobility limitation in older men and women--results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(1):84-92.

Shahar DR, Yu B, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Sellmeyer DE, Tylavsky FA, Lee JS, Harris TB. Misreporting of energy intake in the elderly using doubly labeled water to measure total energy expenditure and weight change. J Am Coll Nutr. 2010;29(1):14-24.

Wang TJ, Zhang F, Richards JB, Kestenbaum B, van Meurs JB, Berry D, Houston DK, Burke GL, Liu YM, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Common genetic determinants of vitamin D insufficiency: a genome-wide association study. Lancet. 2010;376(9736):180-188.

Anderson AL, Harris TB, Houston DK, Tylavsky FA, Lee JS, Sellmeyer DE, Sahyoun NR. Relationships of dietary patterns with body composition in older adults differ by gender and PPAR-gamma Pro12Ala genotype. Eur J Nutr. 2010;49(7):385-394.

Alley DE, Koster A, Mackey D, Cawthon P, Ferrucci L, Simonsick EM, Yu B, Hardy S, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Hospitalization and change in body composition and strength in a population-based cohort of older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(11):2085-2091.

Koster A, Stenholm S, Alley DE, Kim LJ, Simonsick EM, Kanaya AM, Visser M, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Tylavsky FA, et al. Body fat distribution and inflammation among obese older adults with and without metabolic syndrome. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010;18(12):2354-2361.

Cauley JA, Houston DK, Barbour K, Boudreau R, Bauer DC, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D status and the risk of fracture [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Houston DK. From candidate genes to GWAS and back again: the Vitamin D example [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):295.

Williams J, Houston DK, Davis CC, Cauley JA, Rubin S, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB, Sink K. Vitamin D status and depression in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Nettleton JA, McKeown NM, Kanoni S, Lemaitre RN, Hivert M-F, Anderson JS, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Saylor G, et al. Interactions of dietary whole-grain intake with fasting glucose- and insulin-related genetic loci in individuals of European descent: a meta-analysis of 14 cohort studies. Diabetes Care. 2010;33(12):2684-2691.

Houston DK, Neiberg R, Tooze J, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D status and incident mobility limitation in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Neiberg R, Tooze J, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Harris T. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone and mortality in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Houston DK, Cai J, Stevens J. Overweight and obesity in young and middle age and early retirement: the ARIC study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009;17(1):143-149.

Houston DK, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Harris TB, Lee JS, Nevitt MC, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB. Overweight and obesity over the adult life course and incident mobility limitation in older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009;169(8):927-936.

Shahar DR, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Lee J-S, Rubin SM, Sellmeyer DE, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB. Dietary factors in relation to daily activity energy expenditure and mortality among older adults. J Nutr Health Aging. 2009;13(5):414-420.

Semba RD, Houston DK, Ferrucci L, Cappola AR, Sun K, Guralnik JM, Fried LP. Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are associated with greater all-cause mortality in older community-dwelling women. Nutr Res. 2009;29(8):525-530.

Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Zizza CA. Weighty concerns: the growing prevalence of obesity among older adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009;109(11):1886-1895.

Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Ding J, Harris TB, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Lee JS, Sahyoun NR, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(1):150-155.

Houston DK, Driver KE, Bush AJ, Kritchevsky SB. The association between cheese consumption and cardiovascular risk factors among adults. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2008;21(2):129-140.

Bopp MJ, Houston DK, Lenchik L, Easter L, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Lean mass loss is associated with low protein intake during dietary-induced weight loss in postmenopausal women. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008;108(7):1216-1220.

Gordon MM, Czerwinski MJ, Bopp G, Easter L, Miller GD, Lyles MF, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB. Effects of dietary protein on the composition of weight loss in post-menopausal women. J Nutr Health Aging. 2008;12(8):505-509.

Houston DK, Schwartz AV, Cauley JA, Tylavsky FA, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, de Rekeneire N, Schwartz GG, Kritchevsky SB. Serum parathyroid hormone levels predict falls in older adults with diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(11):2027-2032.

Houston DK, Cesari M, Ferrucci L, Cherubini A, Maggio D, Bartali B, Johnson MA, Schwartz GG, Kritchevsky SB. Association between vitamin D status and physical performance: the InCHIANTI study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62(4):440-446.

Houston DK, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Harris TB, Lee JS, Nevitt MC, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB. The association between weight history and physical performance in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study. Int J Obes. 2007;31(11):1680-1687.

Koster A, Penninx BWJH, Newman AB, Visser M, van Gool CH, Harris TB, van Eijk JThM, Kempen GIJM, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults. Obesity. 2007;15(12):3122-3132.

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Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
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Epidemiology & Prevention

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