Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology, Epidemiology
Executive Vice Chair, Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, A510Crabtree, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Primary Phone: 967-179-5763
Secondary Phone: 967-179-8502
Web site: http://www.edc.pitt.edu/epifaculty/faculty_cauley.asp
Dr. Jane A. Cauley, DrPH, Distinguished Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH), University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania).
She was the Principal Investigator (PI) of several large cohort studies including the Study of Osteoporotic Fracture (SOF) and the Osteoporotic Fracture Risk in Older Men (MrOS). The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures recently ended after 31 years. Results from both of these studies have made major improvements in our understanding of osteoporosis in older men and women. Dr. Cauley was Co-PI for the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and served as study wide Chair of the Osteoporosis, Calcium and Vitamin D Committee for almost the entire duration of the trial. She continues to serve on the WHI Osteoporosis Scientific Interest Group.
Dr. Cauley served as the Director of the Epidemiology of Aging Training Program (NIA T32) since its inception in 1989 to 2006 and currently continues as the Co-Director. She is Past President of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR).
Dr. Cauley has authored more than 893 papers for scientific journals and 27, book chapters. She co-edited a book entitled the Epidemiology of Aging, published in 2012. She is invited to lecture frequently for both national and international meetings.
She has an established track record of mentoring students. As of March 2021, she has had 35 PhD/DrPH students as Primary Mentor and Chair; 4 PhD students as Co-Primary Mentor and 15 Master’s students.She currently has 1 PhD student . She has directed the 2-credit graduate course on the Advanced Epidemiology of Aging since 1989.