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Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-2918 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.S., Providence College, 1987
  • M.A., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2003
Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.

Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Cognition Disorders; Neuropsychological Tests; Dementia; Aging
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2918 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Long-term impact of weight loss intervention on changes in cognitive function: exploratory analyses from the Action for Health in Diabetes randomized controlled clinical trial. Espeland MA, Carmichael O, Hayden K, Neiberg RH, Newman AB, Keller JN, Wadden TA, Rapp SR, Hill JO, Horton ES, Johnson KC, Wagenknecht L, Wing RR.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018;73(4):484-491.

Cognitive function and changes in cognitive function as predictors of incident cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study. Leng X, Espeland MA, Manson JE, Stefanick ML, Gower EW, Hayden KM, Limacher MC, Vaughan L, Robinson J, Wallace R, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Yaffe K, Shumaker SA.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018;73(6):779-785.

Long-term impact of intensive lifestyle intervention on cognitive function assessed with the National Institutes of Health Toolbox: the Look AHEAD study. Hayden KM, Baker LD, Bray G, Carvajal R, Demos-McDermott K, Hergenroeder AL, Hill JO, Horton E, Jakicic JM, Johnson KC, Neiberg RH, Rapp SR, Wadden TA, Miller ME.. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018;10():41-48.

The Apathy in Dementia Methylphenidate Trial 2 (ADMET 2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Scherer RW, Drye L, Mintzer J, Lanctot K, Rosenberg P, Herrmann N, Padala P, Brawman-Mintzer O, Burke W, Craft S, Lerner AJ, Levey A, Porsteinsson A, van Dyck CH, Baker LD, Williamson JD, Bell RA, Espeland M, Miller ME, Mott RT, Rapp S, Hayden K,.. Trials. 2018;19(1):46.

Neighborhoods, sleep quality, and cognitive decline: does where you live and how well you sleep matter?. Hunter JC, Handing EP, Casanova R, Kuchibhatla M, Lutz MW, Saldana S, Plassman BL, Hayden KM.. Alzheimers Dement. 2018;14(4):454-461.

Future prospects and challenges for Alzheimer's disease drug development in the era of the NIA-AA Research Framework [editorial]. Khachaturian AS, Hayden KM, Mielke MM, Tang Y, Lutz MW, Gustafson DR, Kukull WA, Mohs R, Khachaturian ZS.. Alzheimers Dement. 2018;14(4):532-534.

Relationship of lipids and lipid-lowering medications with cognitive function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Ong KL, Morris MJ, McClelland RL, Hughes TM, Maniam J, Fitzpatrick AL, Martin SS, Luchsinger JA, Rapp SR, Hayden KM, Sandfort V, Allison MA, Rye KA.. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(4):767-776.

Investigating predictors of cognitive decline using machine learning. Casanova R, Saldana S, Lutz MW, Plassman BL, Kuchibhatla M, Hayden KM.. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2018;():.

Impact of a multidomain intensive lifestyle intervention on complaints about memory, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities: the Action for Health in Diabetes randomized controlled clinical trial. Espeland MA, Dutton GR, Neiberg RH, Carmichael O, Hayden KM, Johnson KC, Jeffery RW, Baker LD, Cook DR, Kitzman DW, Rapp SR.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018;():.

New thinking about thinking, part two. Theoretical articles for Alzheimer's & Dementia [editorial]. Khachaturian AS, Hayden KM, Mielke MM, Tang Y, Lutz MW, Gold M, Kukull WA, Mohs R, Gauthier S, Molinuevo JL, Zetterberg H, Khachaturian ZS.. Alzheimers Dement. 2018;14(6):703-706.

An empirical dietary inflammatory pattern score is associated with circulating inflammatory biomarkers in a multi-ethnic population of postmenopausal women in the United States. Tabung FK, Giovannucci EL, Giulianini F, Liang L, Chandler PD, Balasubramanian R, Manson JE, Cespedes Feliciano EM, Hayden KM, Van Horn L, Rexrode KM.. J Nutr. 2018;():.

Long-term effects on cognitive trajectories of postmenopausal hormone therapy in two age groups. Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Manson JE, Goveas JS, Shumaker SA, Hayden KM, Weitlauf JC, Gaussoin SA, Baker LD, Padula CB, Hou L, Resnick SM.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;72(6):838-845.

Age of onset of hypertension and risk of dementia in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Corrada MM, Hayden KM, Paganini-Hill A, Bullain SS, DeMoss J, Aguirre C, Brookmeyer R, Kawas CH.. Alzheimers Dement. 2017;13(2):103-110.

Changes in metabolic risk factors over 10 years and their associations with late-life cognitive performance: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Hughes TM, Craft S, Baker LD, Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Sink KM, Bertoni AG, Burke GL, Gottesman RF, Michos ED, Luchsinger JA, Fitzpatrick AL, Hayden KM.. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2017;8():18-25.

The association between an inflammatory diet and global cognitive function and incident dementia in older women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study. Hayden KM, Beavers DP, Steck SE, Hebert JR, Tabung FK, Shivappa N, Casanova R, Manson JE, Padula CB, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Snetselaar LG, Zaslavsky O, Rapp SR.. Alzheimers Dement. 2017;13(11):1187-1196.

Type 2 diabetes as a risk factor for dementia in women compared with men: a pooled analysis of 2.3 million people comprising more than 100,000 cases of dementia. Chatterjee S, Peters SA, Woodward M, Arango SM, Batty GD, Beckett N, Beiser A, Borenstein AR, Crane PK, Haan M, Hassing LB, Hayden KM, Kiyohara Y, Larson EB, Li CY, Ninomiya T, Ohara T, Peters R, Russ TC, Seshadri S, Strand BH, Walker R, Xu W, Huxley RR.. Diabetes Care. 2016;39(2):300-307.

A genetics-based biomarker risk algorithm for predicting risk of Alzheimer's disease. Lutz MW, Sundseth SS, Burns DK, Saunders AM, Hayden KM, Burke JR, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Roses AD.. Alzheimers Dement. 2016;2(1):30-44.

Comparison of metal levels between postmortem brain and ventricular fluid in Alzheimer's disease and nondemented elderly controls. Szabo ST, Harry GJ, Hayden KM, Szabo DT, Birnbaum L.. Toxicol Sci. 2016;150(2):292-300.

Appetite and weight loss symptoms in late-life depression predict dementia outcomes. Saha S, Hatch DJ, Hayden KM, Steffens DC, Potter GG.. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016;24(10):870-878.

Effect of APOE and CD33 on cognitive decline. Hayden KM, Lutz MW, Kuchibhatla M, Germain C, Plassman BL.. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0130419.

Invited commentary: the importance of studying environmental risk factors for dementia. Hayden KM, Farmer KM.. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2015;1(2):268-269.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy

Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.

Kathleen M. Hayden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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