Philosophy of Care
4860 Y St., Suites 0101 & 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
B.S., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1976
Stanford University, Palo Alto Veterans’ MC, Palo Alto, California, 1987
American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, 2009
American Geriatrics Society
Gerontological Society of America
Society of General Internal Medicine
Select Honors and Awards:
Lange Award for Scholarship, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1980
Richard Gordon Memorial Fellowship, Epilepsy Foundation of America, 1978
Select Recent Publications:
Resnick SM, Espeland MA, Jaramillo SA, Hirsch C, Stefanick ML, Murray AM, Ockene J, Davatzikos C. Postmenopausal hormone therapy and regional brain volumes: the WHIMS-MRI Study. Neurology. Jan 13 2009; 72(2):135-142.
Hirsch CH, Diehr P, Newman AB, Gerrior SD, Pratt C, Lebowitz MD, Jackson SA. Physical activity and years of healthy life in older adults: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study. J of Aging and Physical Activity. In press (October, 2009).
Rosano C, Newman AB, Katz R, Hirsch CH, Kuller LH. Association between lower digit symbol substitution test score and slower gait and greater risk of mortality and of developing incident disability in well-functioning older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. Sep 2008; 56(9):1618-1625.
Jenny NS, Yanez ND, Psaty BM, Kuller LH, Hirsch CH, Tracy RP. Inflammation biomarkers and near-term death in older men. Am J EpidemioI 2007; 165:684-95.
Barzilay JI, Blaum C, Moore T, Li Xue Q, Hirsch CH, Walston JO, et al. Insulin resistance and inflammation as precursors of frailty: the cardiovascular health study. Arch Intern Med 2007; 167:635-41.
Cao JJ, Arnold AM, Manolio TA, Polak JF, Psaty BM, Hirsch CH, Kuller LH, Cushman M. Association of carotid artery intima-media thickness, plaques, and C-reactive protein with future cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation 2007; 116(1):32-38.
Hirsch C, Anderson ML, Newman A, Kop W, Jackson S, Gottdiener J, Tracy R, Fried LP. The Association of Race With Frailty: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2006; 16(7):545-553.
Bryson CL, Mukamal KJ, Mittleman MA, Fried LP, Hirsch CH, Kitzman DW, Siscovick DS. The association of alcohol consumption and incident heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Coli Cardiol. 2006; 48(2):305-11.