1. Wu, C, Li YX, Marron MM, Odden MC, Newman AB, Sanders JL. Quantifying and Classifying Physical Resilience among Older Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. In press at J Gerontol Med Sci.
  2. Sims K, Sims M, Glover L, Odden MC. Perceived Discrimination and Trajectory of C-reactive protein: the Jackson Heart Study. In press at Am J Prev Med.
  3. Odden MC, Rawlings AM, Khodadadi A, Fern X, Shlipak MG, Bibbins-Domingo K, Covinsky K, Kanaya AM, Lee A, Haan MN, Newman AB, Psaty BM, Peralta CA. Heterogeneous Risk Factor Associations in Observational Cohort Studies: The example of blood pressure in older adults. In press at Am J Epidemiol.
  4. Miller LM, Peralta CA, Fitzpatrick AL, Wu C, Psaty BM, Newman AB, Odden MC. The Role of Functional Status on the Relationship between Blood Pressure and Cognitive Decline: The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Hypertens. 2019 Sep;37(9):1790-1796. PMID: 31058794
  5. Wu C, Kim DH, Xue QL, Lee DSH, Varadhan R, Odden MC. Association of Frailty with Recovery from Disability among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Results from Two Large U.S. Cohorts. J Gerontol Med Sci. 2019 Mar 14;74(4):575-581. PMID: 29648574
  6. Odden MC, Koh WJH, Arnold AM, Rawlings AM, Psaty BM, Newman AB. Trajectories of Nonagenarian Health: Gender, Age, and Period Effects. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Feb 1;188(2):382-388. PMID: 30407481
  7. Bress AP, Colantonio LD, Cooper R, Kramer H, Booth JN III, Odden MC, Bibbins-Domingo K, Shimbo D, Whelton PK, Levitan EB, Howard G, Bellows BK, Kleindorfer D, Safford MM, Muntner P, Moran AE. Potential cardiovascular disease events prevented with adoption of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association blood pressure guideline. Circulation. 2019 Jan 2;139(1):24-36. PMID: 30586736


  1. Miller LM, Jenny NS, Rawlings AM, Arnold AM, Fitzptrick AL, Lopez OL, Odden MC. Sex Differences in the Association between Pentraxin 3 and Cognitive Decline: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Innov. Aging. 2018 Nov 11; 2(Suppl 1), 704–705. PMCID: PMC6229089.
  2. Lai HT, Otto MC, Lemaitre RN, McKnight B, Chaves PHM, Odden MC, Newman AB, Siscovick DS, Mozaffarian D. Circulating omega-3 polyunsaturated-fatty acids and the maintenance of healthy aging in older adults, the Cardiovascular Health Study. BMJ. 2018 Oct 17;363:k4067. PMID: 30333104
  3. Wang H.E. Donnelly JP, Yende S, Levitan EB, Shapiro NI, Yuling D, Zhao H, Odden MC, Newman AB, Heiss G, Safford MM. Validation of the REGARDS Severe Sepsis Risk Score. J Clin Med. 2018 Dec 11;7(12). PMID: 30544923
  4. Snowden JM, Tilden EL, Odden MC. Formulating and answering high-impact causal questions in physiologic childbirth science: concepts and assumptions. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2018 Nov;63(6):721-730. PMID: 29883521
  5. Wu C*, Geldhof J, Xue QL, Kim DC, Newman AB, Odden MC. Development, Construct Validity, and Predictive Validity of a Continuous Frailty Scale: Results from Two Large U.S. Cohorts. Am J Epidemiol. Aug 1;187(8):1752-1762 PMID: 29688247
  6. Wu C*, Newman AB, Dong BR, Odden MC. An Index of Healthy Aging among Chinese Elders: The China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Jul;66(7):1303-1310.  PMID: 29684252
  7. Judson GL, Rubinsky AD, Shlipak MG, Katz R, Kramer H, Jacobs DR Jr, Odden MC, Peralta CA. Longitudinal blood pressure changes and kidney function decline in persons without chronic kidney disease: Findings from the MESA study. Am J Hypertens. 2018 Apr 13;31(5):600-608. PMID: 29036269
  8. Wong JYY*, Margolis HG, Machiela M, Zhou W, Odden MC, Psaty BM, Robbins J, Rothman N, Lan Q, Lee JS. Outdoor air pollution and mosaic loss of chromosome Y in older men from the Cardiovascular Health Study.. Environ Int. 2018 Jul;116:239-247. PMID: 29698900
  9. Ku E, Scherzer R, Odden MC, Shlipak MG, White C, Field T, Benavente O, Pergola P.  Patterns of blood pressure response during intensive BP lowering and clinical events:  results from the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes Trial. Blood Pressure. 2018 Apr;27(2):73-81. PMID: 28952798
  10. Kaiser P*, Peralta CA, Kronmal R, Shlipak MG, Psaty BM, Odden MC. Racial/ethnic heterogeneity in associations of blood pressure and incident cardiovascular disease by functional status in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. BMJ Open. 2018 Feb 23;8(2):e017746. PMID: 29476026
  11. Twardzik E*, MacDonald M, Smit E, Hatfield B, Odden MC, Dixon-Ibarra A. Limited access to special education services for school-aged children with developmental delay. Res Dev Disabil. 2018;72:257-264. PMID: 29227958
  12. Kaiser P*, Arnold AM, Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Hirsch C, Benkeser D, Psaty BM. Odden MC. Comparing methods to address bias in observational data: Statin use and cardiovascular events in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Int J Epidemol. 2018 Feb 1;47(1):246-254. PMID: 29024975
  13. Jacob ME, Boudreau R, Arnold AM, Odden MC, Newman AB. Age, Race and Gender Factors in Incident Disability. J Gerontol A Biol Sci. 2018 Jan 16;73(2):194-197. PMID: 29045556 || # ††


  1. Wu C*, Smit E, Xue QL, Odden MC. Prevalence and Correlates of Frailty among Chinese Older Adults: The China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Dec 12;73(1):102-108. PMID: 28525586
  2. Malhotra R, Nguyen HA, Benavente O, Mete M, Howard BV, Mant J, Odden MC, Peralta CA, Cheung A, Nadkarni GN, Coleman RL, Holman RR, Zanchetti A, Peters R, Beckett N, Staessen JA, Ix JH. Blood Pressure Lowering and Risk of Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 1;177(10):1498-1505. PMID: 28873137 §
  3. Wu C*, Smit E, Sanders JL, Newman AB, Odden MC. A Modified Healthy Aging Index and the Association with Mortality: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Oct 1;72(10):1437-1444.
  4. Heller D, Coxson P, Pletcher M, Goldman L, Odden MC, Bibbins-Domingo K. Evaluating the Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Statin Use Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease. Circulation. 2017 Sep 19;136(12):1087-1098. PMID: 28687710 || # †
  5. Winovich D*, Longstreth WT, Arnold AM, Varadhan R, Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Cushman M, Newman AB, Odden MC. Factors Associated with Ischemic Stroke Survival and Recovery in Older Adults. Stroke. 2017 Jul;48(7):1818-1826. PMID: 28526765  
  6. Wu C*, Smit E, Peralta CA, Odden MC. Functional Status Modifies the Association of Blood Pressure with Death in Elders: Health and Retirement Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jul;65(7):1482-1489. PMID: 28306145 || # ††
  7. Smitson CC, Scherzer R, Shlipak MG, Psaty BM, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ, Odden MC, Peralta CA. Association of Blood Pressure Trajectory With Mortality, Incident Cardiovascular Disease, and Heart Failure in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Hypertens. 2017 Jun 1;30(6):587-593. PMID: 28338937
  8. Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Mayeda ER, Lee A, El Fassy T, Odden MC, Thekkethala D, Wright CB, Glymour M, Haan M. Perceived Walking Speed, Incident Stroke, and Mortality In Older Latino Adults: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 May 1;72(5):676-682. PMID: 2754992
  9. Odden MC, Koh WJH, Arnold AM, Psaty BM, Newman AB. Health and Functional Status of Adults Aged 90 Years in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 May 1;177(5):732-734. PMID: 28319228
  10. Odden MC, Peralta CA, Berlowitz DR, Johnson KC, Whittle J, Kitzman DW, Beddhu S, Nord JW, Papademetriou V, Williamson JD, Pajewski NM. Intensive blood pressure control, gait speed, and mobility limitation: The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 1;177(4):500-507. PMID: 28166324
  11. Bansal N, Katz R, Zelnick L, Robinson-Cohen C, Odden MC, Dalrymple L, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Kestenbaum B, Correa A, Afkarian M, Young B, de Boer IH.  Absolute rates of heart failure, coronary heart disease, and stroke in chronic kidney disease. JAMA Cardiology. 2017. Mar 1;2(3):314-318 PMID: 28002548  
  12. Wu C*, Shlipak MG, Stawski RS, Peralta CA, Psaty BM, Harris TB, Satterfield S, Shiroma EJ, Newman AB, Odden MC. Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability and Mortality and Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Older Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Hypertens. 2017 Feb;30(2):151-158. PMID: 27600581


  1. Odden MC, Wu C*, Shlipak MG, Psaty BM, Katz R, Applegate WB, Harris T, Newman AB., Peralta CA. Blood Pressure Trajectory and Outcomes in Fast and Slow Walkers: The Health Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Dec;71(12):1688-1694.  PMID: 27142696
  2. Conte KP*, Odden MC, Linton NM*, Harvey SM. Effectiveness of a scaled-up arthritis self-management program in Oregon. Am J Pub Health. 2016 Dec;106(12):2227-2230. PMID: 27736216  # ††
  3. Sánchez-Romero LM, Penko J, Coxson PG, Fernández A, Mason A, Moran AE, Ávila-Burgos L, Odden M, Barquera S, Bibbins-Domingo K. Projected Impact of Mexico’s Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Policy on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Modeling Study. PLoS Med. 2016 Nov 1;13(11). PMID: 27802278
  4. Wu C*, Fisher GG, Odden MC, Stawski RS. The Association of Retirement Age with Mortality: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study among Older Adults in the United States. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2016 Sep;70(9):917-23. PMID: 27001669
  5. Newman AB, Sanders JL, Boudreau RM, Odden MC, Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Arnold AM. Trajectories of change in function and biomarkers with age: The CHS All Stars Study.  Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;45(4):1135-1145. PMID: 27272182
  6. Haan MN, Lee A, Odden MC, Aiello AE, To TM, Neuhaus JM. Gender Differences in the Combined Effects of Cardiovascular Disease and Osteoarthritis on Progression to Functional Impairment in Older Mexican Americans. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Aug;71(8):1089-95. PMID: 26893469
  7. Mejia ST*, Settersten RA, Odden MC, Hooker K. Responses to Financial Loss during the Great Recession: An Examination of Sense of Control in Late Midlife. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016 Jul;71(4):734-44. PMID: 26307482
  8. Odden MC, Moran AE, Coxson PG, Peralta CA, Goldman L, Bibbins-Domingo K. Gait Speed As a Guide for Blood Pressure Targets in Older Adults: A Modeling Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 May;64(5):1015-23. PMID: 27225357
  9. Wallace ER*, Siscovick DS, Sitlani CM, Dublin S, Mitchell PH, Odden MC, Hirsch CH, Thielke S, Heckbert SR. Incident Atrial Fibrillation and Disability-Free Survival in the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Apr;64(4):838-43. PMID: 26926559
  10. Julian A*, Bethel JW, Odden MC, Thorburn S. Sex Differences and Risk Behaviors Among Indoor Tanners. Prev Med Rep. 2016. 3:283-7. Prev Med Rep. 2016 Mar 19;3:283-7. PMID: 27419028
  11. Peralta CA, McClure LA, Scherzer R, Odden MC, White CL, Shlipak M, Benavente O, Pergola P. Effect of Intensive Versus Usual Blood Pressure Control on Kidney Function Among Individuals With Prior Lacunar Stroke: A Post Hoc Analysis of the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Randomized Trial. Circulation. 2016 Feb 9;133(6):584-91. PMID: 26762524
  12. Odden MC, McClure LA, Sawaya BP, White CL, Peralta CA, Field TS, Hart RG, Benavente OR, Pergola PE. Achieved Blood Pressure and Outcomes in the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes Trial. Hypertension. 2016 Jan;67(1):63-9. PMID: 26553236
  13. Charlesworth CJ*, Peralta CA, Odden MC. Functional Status and Antihypertensive Therapy in Older Adults: A New Perspective on Old Data. Am J Hypertens. 2016 Jun;29(6):690-5.PMID: 26541570


  1. Diehr P, Diehr M, Arnold A, Yee LM, Odden MC, Hirsch CH, Theilke S, Psaty BM, Johnson WC, Kizer JR, Newman AB. Predicting Future Years of Life,  Health, and Functional Ability: A Healthy Life Calculator for Older Adults. Gerontol & Geriatr Med. 2015. Jan-Dec: 1-10.
  2. Alshawabkeh LI*, Yee L, Gardin J, Gottdiener J, Odden MC, Bartz T, Arnold A, Mukamal K, Wallace R. Years of Able Life in Older Persons—the Role of Cardiovascular Imaging and Biomarkers: The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Apr 23;4(4). PMID: 25907126
  3. Odden MC, Pletcher MJ, Coxson PG, Thekkethala D*, Guzman D, Heller D, Goldman L, Bibbins-Domingo K. The Population Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Statins for Primary Prevention in Adults 75 and Older in the United States. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Apr 21;162(8):533-41. PMID: 25894023
  4. Kim DH, Grodstein F, Newman AB, Chaves PHM, Odden MC, Klein R, Sarnak MJ, Lipsitz LA. Microvascular and Macrovascular Abnormalities, and Cognitive and Physical Function In Older Adults: Cardiovascular Health Study J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Sep;63(9):1886-93. PMID: 26338279
  5. Charlesworth CJ*, Smit E, Lee DSH, Alramadhan F*, Odden MC. Polypharmacy Among Adults Aged 65 Years and Older in the United States: 1988-2010. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 Aug;70(8):989-95. PMID: 25733718
  6. Moran AE, Odden MC, Thanataveerat A, Tzong K, Rasmussen P, Guzman D, Williams L, Bibbins-Domingo K, Coxson P, Goldman L. Cost-effectiveness of hypertension treatment according to 2014 U.S. Guidelines. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jan 29;372(5):447-55. PMID: 25629742


  1. Odden MC, Shlipak MG, Whitson H, Katz R, Kearney PM, deFilippi C, Shastri S, Sarnak MJ, Siscovick DS, Cushman  M, Psaty BM, Newman, AB. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease across the spectrum of older age: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Atherosclerosis. 2014. 2014 Sep 30;237(1):336-342. PMID: 25303772.
  2. Peralta CA, Katz R, Newman AB, Psaty BM, Odden MC. Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure, Incident Cardiovascular Events and Death in Elderly Persons: The Role of Functional Limitation. Hypertension. 2014 Sep;64(3):472-80 PMID: 24935945.
  3. Odden MC, Amadu AR*, Smit E, Lowell L, Peralta CA.  Uric acid levels, kidney function and cardiovascular mortality in US adults. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Oct;64(4):550-7. PMID: 24906981
  4. Kim DH, Grodstein F, Newman AB, Chaves PHM, Odden MC, Klein R, Sarnak MJ, Patel KV, Lipsitz LA. The role of microvasculature and microvasculature abnormalities in aging. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Dec;69(12):1495-502. PMID: 24864308.
  5. Odden MC, Yee L, Arnold AM, Sanders JL, Hirsch C, DeFilippi C, Kizer JR, Inzitari, M, Newman AB. Subclinical vascular disease burden and longer survival.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 2014 Sep;62(9):1692-8. PMID: 25243681
  6. Darsie B*, Shlipak MG, Sarnak MJ, Katz R, Fitzpatrick AL, Odden MC. Kidney function and cognitive health in older adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jul 1;180(1):68-75. PMID: 24844846.
  7. Bromfield S*, Bowling C, Tanner R, Peralta CA, Odden MC, Oparil S, Muntner P,  Trends in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among US Adults ≥ 80 Years of Age, 1988-2010. J Clin Hypertens. 2014 Apr;16(4):270-6. PMID: 24621268.


  1. Mekonnen TA*, Odden MC, Coxson PG, Guzman D, Lightwood J, Wang YC, Bibbins-Domingo, K. Potential Population Health Benefits of a Reduction in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Consumption in the State of California. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 11;8(12):e81723. PMID: 24349119
  2. Dalrymple LS, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Siscovick D, Newman AB, Fried LF, Sarnak MJ, Odden MC, Shlipak MG. Kidney Function and Prevalent and Incident Frailty. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Dec;8(12):2091-9. PMID: 24178972
  3. Schure MB*, Odden MC, Goins RT. The association of resilience with mental and physical health among older American Indians: The Native Elder Care Study. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2013 20(2), 27-41. PMID: 23824641
  4. Peralta CA, Lee A, Odden MC, Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Lopez L, Neuhaus J, Haan MN. Association of Chronic Kidney Disease Detected by Creatinine and Cystatin C with Death and Cardiovascular Events among Elderly Mexican-Americans: The Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging (SALSA). J Am Soc Geriatr. 2013 61(1):90-5. PMID: 23252993
  5. Odden MC, Tager IB, Gansevoort RT, Bakker SJL, Fried LF, Newman AB, Katz R, Satterfield S, Harris T, Sarnak MJ, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG. Hypertension and HDL-Cholesterol are Associated with Kidney Function Across the Age Spectrum: A Collaborative Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 23(3):106-11. PMID:23313266  


  1. Odden MC, Peralta CA, Haan MN, Covinsky, KE. Rethinking the Association of High Blood Pressure with Mortality in Elderly Adults: The Impact of Frailty. Arch Intern Med. 2012; 172(15):1162-8. PMID: 22801930
  2. Shastri S, Katz R, Rifkin DE, Fried LF, Odden MC, Peralta CA, Chonchol M, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ. Kidney Function and Mortality in Octogenarians. J Am Soc Geriatr. 2012; 60(7):1201-7. PMID: 22724391
  3. Odden MC, Covinsky KE, Neuhaus J, Mayeda ER, Peralta CA, Haan, MN. The association of blood pressure and mortality differs by self-reported walking speed in older Latinos. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012; 67, 977-83. PMID: 22389463


  1. Odden MC, Tager IB, van der Laan MJ, Delaney JAC, Peralta CA, Katz R, Sarnak, MJ, Psaty BM, Shlipak MG. Antihypertensive Medication Use and Change in Kidney Function in the Elderly: A Marginal Structural Model Analysis. Int J Biostat. 2011; 7:Article 34. PMID: 22049266
  2. Odden MC, Coxson P, Moran A, Lightwood J, Goldman L, Bibbins-Domingo K, The Impact of the Aging Population on Coronary Heart Disease in the U.S. Am J Med. 2011; 124:827-33. PMID: 21722862
  3. Kop WJ, Seliger SL, Fink JC, Katz R, Odden MC, Fried LF, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ, Gottdiener JS. Longitudinal association of depressive symptoms with rapid kidney function decline and adverse clinical renal disease outcomes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011; 6:834-55. PMID: 21393483


  1. Odden MC, Physical Function in Elderly Persons with Kidney Disease. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010; 17:348-57. PMID: 20610362
  2. Odden MC, Tager IB, Gansevoort RT, Bakker SJL, Katz R, Fried LF, Newman AB, Canada RB, Harris T, Sarnak MJ, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG. Age and cystatin C in healthy adults: a collaborative study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010; 25: 463-9. PMID: 19749145


  1. Odden MC, Shlipak MG, Tager IB. Serum creatinine and functional limitation in the elderly. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009; 64: 370-6. PMID: 19181716 † §


  1. Schwartz AV, Vittinghoff E, Sellmeyer DE, Feingold KR, de Rekeneire N, Strotmeyer ES, Shorr RI, Vinik AI, Odden MC, Park SW, Faulkner KA, Harris TB. Diabetes-related complications, glycemic control, and falls in older adults. Diabetes Care. 2008; 31: 391-6. PMID:18056893


  1. Odden MC, Scherzer R, Bacchetti P, Szczech LA, Sidney S, Grunfeld C, Shlipak MS. Cystatin C as a marker of kidney function in HIV Infection: The FRAM Study. Arch Intern Med. 2007; 167: 2213-9. PMID: 17998494
  2. Keller CR, Odden MC, Fried LF, Newman AB, Angleman S, Green CA, Cummings SR, Harris TB, Shlipak MG. Kidney function and markers of inflammation in elderly persons without chronic kidney disease: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Kidney Int. 2007; 71: 239-44. PMID: 17183246


  1. Odden MC, Chertow GM, Fried LF, Newman AB, Connelly S, Angleman S, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Shlipak MG. Cystatin C and measures of physical function in elderly adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2006; 164: 1180-9. PMID: 17035344
  2. Bibbins-Domingo K, Chertow GM, Fried LF, Odden MC, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Satterfield S, Cummings SR, Shlipak MG. Renal function and heart failure risk in older black and white individuals: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006; 166: 1396-402. PMID: 16832005
  3. Odden MC, Whooley MA, Shlipak MG. Depression, stress, and quality of life in persons with chronic kidney disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Nephron Clin Pract 2006; 103: 1-7 PMID: 16340237