Professor Wendy Kohrt

Presentation Title: Weight at Menopause

Wendy Kohrt, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Nancy Anschutz Chair in Women’s Health Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is the Director of Research for Geriatric Medicine, Acting Director of the Eastern Colorado VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), and Associate Director of the Center for Women’s Health Research. She has received continuous funding from the NIH as a principal investigator since 1990 and has more than 260 research publications. Dr. Kohrt is the Director of the Colorado Specialized Center of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences and Women’s Health. She also currently serves as Chair of the Steering Committee for the NIH Common Fund Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC).