Blood Pressure Trajectory, Gait Speed, and Outcomes: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study







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Odden, Michelle C, Chenkai Wu, Michael G Shlipak, Bruce M Psaty, Ronit Katz, William B Applegate, Tamara Harris, Anne B Newman, et al. (2016). Blood Pressure Trajectory, Gait Speed, and Outcomes: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 71(12). 10.1093/gerona/glw076 Retrieved from

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Chenkai Wu

Assistant Professor of Global Health at Duke Kunshan University

Dr. Chenkai Wu is an Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Global Health at DKU. Before joining DKU, he was a faculty in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health at New York Medical College. His research interests include (1) measurement, epidemiology, and clinical implications of frailty, (2) the interplay of genetic predisposition with the social and natural environment in shaping healthy aging, and (3) implications of machine learning for improving clinical practice. Since 2016, he has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers in epidemiology and gerontology/geriatrics. 

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