Northwestern University, Chicago, IL—Mary M. McDermott, MD, field center principal investigator; Bonnie Spring, PhD, field center coprincipal investigator; Joshua Hauser, MD; Martha Gulati, MD; Sanjiv Shah, MD; Kathryn Domanchuk; Rex Graff; Kasia Kadela; Alvito Rego.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LA—Timothy Church, MD, PhD, MPH, field center principal investigator; Steven Blair, PED (University of South Carolina); Valerie Myers, PhD; Ron Monce, PA-C; Nathan Britt, NP; Melissa Nauta, BS; Ami Parks, MPA, BS; Ruben Rodarte, MBA, MS, BS; Heidi Millet, BS; Catrine Tudor-Locke, PhD, FACSM; Ben Butitta, BS; Sheletta Donatto, MS, RD, LDN, CDE.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute—Denise Bonds, PhD.
National Institute on Aging—Evan C. Hadley, MD; Kushang V. Patel, PhD; Sergei Romashkan, MD, PhD.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health—Robert M. Kaplan, PhD.
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA—Abby C. King, PhD, field center principal investigator; Cynthia M. Castro, PhD; William L. Haskell, PhD; Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD; Veronica Yank, MD; Leslie A. Pruitt, PhD; Kathy Berra, MSN, NP-C, FAAN; Carol Bell, NP; Rosita Thiessen; Kate P. Youngman, MA; Selene B. Virgen, BAS; Kristina N. Tarin, MS, CSCS; Heather Klaftenegger; Carolyn A. Prosak, RD; Ines Campero, BA; Dulce M. Garcia; José Soto, BA; Linda Chio; David Hoskins, MS.
Tufts University—Roger Fielding, PhD, field center principal investigator; Miriam Nelson, PhD; Sara Folta, PhD; Edward Phillips, MD; Christine Liu, MD; Erica Cifarelli, MS; Kieran Reid, MSc, MPH; Paige Lacasse, BS; Dylan Kirn, BS; Evan Pasha, BS; Sonnly Ribourg, BS; Karen Ruais, NP; Won Kim, BS; Gregory Cloutier, BS. Dr. Fielding's contribution is under agreement No. 58-1950-7-707. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This research is also supported by the Boston Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (1P30AG031679).
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL—Susan Nayfield, MD, MSc, field center principal investigator; Marco Pahor, MD, field center coprincipal investigator; Stephen Anton, PhD; Thomas Buford, PhD; Todd Manini, PhD; Joe Nocera, PhD; Michael Marsiske, PhD; Bhanu Sandesara, MD; Jocelyn Lee, PhD; Deborah Hiatt-Jensen, ARNP, MPH; Mieniecia Black, MS; Kimberly Case, PhD; Katherine Herring, BS; Amber Schwier-Delvisco, BS; Bill Burk; Brian Hoover, BS; Jeffrey Knaggs, BS; Allison Martin, MS, RCEP.
Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies (Satellite Site)—Chonglun Xie, MD; Holly Morris, RN; Flo Singletary, MS, CCC-SLP; Jackie Causer; Susan Yonce, RN; Christine Del Boccio; Charles Gay, D.C.; Tangerica Peavy Alexander.
Administrative Coordinating Center—Marco Pahor, MD, principal investigator of the LIFE Study; Stephen Anton, PhD; Thomas Buford, PhD; Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD; Susan Nayfield, MD, MSc; Todd Manini, PhD; Connie Caudle; Lauren Crump, MPH; Latonia Holmes; Jocelyn Lee, PhD; Ronald Lester, PhD, MBA; Ching-ju Lu, MPH; Ryan O’Mara. The Administrative Coordinating Center and Field Center are partially supported by the University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (1 P30 AG028740).
Electrocardiogram Reading Center—Carl J. Pepine MD, MACC; Mario Ariet, PhD; Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP; Daniel Deluca, BS; James Hill, MD, MS, FACC.
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD—Jack M. Guralnik, MD, PhD, coprincipal investigator of the LIFE Study.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA—Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH, field center principal investigator;Stephanie A. Studenski, MD, MPH, field center coprincipal investigator; Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD; Oscar Lopez, MD; Nancy W. Glynn, PhD; Janet T. Bonk, MPH, RN; Jennifer Rush, MPH; Piera Kost, BA; Allison Gerger, BS; Pamela Vincent, CMA; LaTisha Davis, BS; Mark A. Newman, PhD; George Grove, MS; Kathy Williams, RN, BSEd, MHSA. The Pittsburgh Field Center is partially supported by the Pittsburgh Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (P30 AG024827).
VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego, CA—Erik J. Groessl, PhD.
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC—Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, field center principal investigator; Anthony Marsh, PhD, field center coprincipal investigator; Tina Brinkley, PhD; Jamehl Demons, MD; Kaycee Sink, MD, MAS; Kimberly Kennedy, BA, CCRC; Rachel Shertzer-Skinner, MA, CCRC; Abbie Wrights, MS; Rose Fries, RN, CCRC; Deborah Barr, MA, RHEd, CHES. The Wake Forest University Field Center is, in part, supported by the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (1 P30 AG21332).
Cognition Reading Center—Jeff Williamson, MD, MHS, center principal investigator; Kaycee M Sink, MD, MAS, center coprincipal investigator; Hugh C. Hendrie, MB, ChB, DSc (Indiana University); Stephen R. Rapp, PhD; Joe Verghese, MB, BS (Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University); Nancy Woolard.
Data Management, Analysis and Quality Control Center (DMAQC)—Michael E. Miller, PhD, DMAQC principal investigator; Mark Espeland, PhD, DMAQC coprincipal investigator;Walter Ambrosius, PhD; Don Babcock, BSEE, PE; Daniel Beavers, PhD, MS; Robert P. Byington, PhD, MPH, FAHA; Delilah Cook; Curt Furberg, MD, PhD; Candace Goode; Jason Griffin, BS; Lea Harvin, BS; Leora Henkin, MPH, Med; John Hepler, BFA; Fang-Chi Hsu, PhD; Kathy Joyce; Laura Lovato, MS; Wesley Roberson, BSBA; Julia Robertson, BS; Julia Rushing, BSPH, MStat; Scott Rushing, BS; Cynthia L. Stowe, MPM; Michael P. Walkup, MS; Don Hire, BS; Jack Rejeski, PhD; Jeff Katula, PhD, MA; Peter H. Brubaker, PhD; Shannon Mihalko, PhD; Janine M. Jennings, PhD; Kathy Lane, BA.
Yale University—Thomas M. Gill, MD, field center principal investigator; Robert S. Axtell, PhD, FACSM, field center coprincipal investigator (Southern Connecticut State University, Exercise Science Department); Susan S. Kashaf, MD (VA Connecticut Healthcare System); Nathalie de Renekeire, MD; Joanne M. McGloin, MDiv, MS, MBA; Raeleen Mautner, PhD; Sharon M. Huie-White, MPH; Luann Bianco, BA; Janice Zocher; Denise M. Shepard, RN, MBA; Barbara Fennelly, MA, RN; Sean Halpin, MA; Theresa Barnett, MS, APRN; Karen C. Wu, RN; Lynne P. Iannone, MS; Julie A. Bugaj, MS; Christine Bailey, MA. Dr. Gill is the recipient of a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24 AG021507) from the National Institute on Aging. The Yale University Field Center is partially supported by the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (P30AG021342).
Spirometry Reading Center—Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, MD; Geoffrey Chupp, MD; Gail Flynn, RCP, CRFT; Thomas M. Gill, MD; John Hankinson, PhD (Hankinson Consulting, Inc.). Dr. Fragoso is the recipient of a Career Development Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Study is funded by a National Institutes on Health/National Institute on Aging Cooperative Agreement No. UO1 AG22376 and a supplement from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 3U01AG022376-05A2S and sponsored in part by the Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, NIH.