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Lenise A Cummings-Vaughn, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

assessing older adults with memory loss, confusion, immobility, falls, nutrition and depression, geriatric education.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-286-2700

Education

Education

BA: Biology, Williams College 1995
Fellowship, Geriatrics: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2009
Medical Degree: Saint Louis University School of Medicine 2005
Residency, Internal Medicine: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Ambient fine particulate matter and ozone higher than certain thresholds associated with myopia in the elderly aged 50 years and above.
Ruan Z, Qian ZM, Guo Y, Zhou J, Yang Y, Acharya BK, Guo S, Zheng Y, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Rigdon SE, Vaughn MG, Chen X, Wu F, Lin H
Environ Res. 2019 Oct; 177108581. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108581.

PMID:
    31323395
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ambient PM<sub>2.5</sub> and O<sub>3</sub> and their combined effects on prevalence of presbyopia among the elderly: A cross-sectional study in six low- and middle-income countries.
Lin H, Guo Y, Ruan Z, Yang Y, Chen Y, Zheng Y, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Rigdon SE, Vaughn MG, Sun S, Zhang L, Wang X, Qian ZM, Wu F
Sci Total Environ. 2019 Mar 10; 655168-173. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.239.

PMID:
    30469062
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Exposure to ambient air pollution and blood lipids in adults: The 33 Communities Chinese Health Study.
Yang BY, Bloom MS, Markevych I, Qian ZM, Vaughn MG, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Li S, Chen G, Bowatte G, Perret JL, Dharmage SC, Heinrich J, Yim SH, Lin S, Tian L, Yang M, Liu KK, Zeng XW, Hu LW, Guo Y, Dong GH
Environ Int. 2018 Oct; 119485-492. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.07.016.

PMID:
    30048882
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term exposure to ambient PM<sub>2.5</sub> associated with fall-related injury in six low- and middle-income countries.
Guo Y, Lin H, Shi Y, Zheng Y, Li X, Xiao J, Liu T, Zeng W, Vaughn MG, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Nelson EJ, Qian ZM, Ma W, Wu F
Environ Pollut. 2018 Jun; 237961-967. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.134.

PMID:
    29128246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-Term Effects of Ambient PM<sub>2.5</sub> on Hypertension and Blood Pressure and Attributable Risk Among Older Chinese Adults.
Lin H, Guo Y, Zheng Y, Di Q, Liu T, Xiao J, Li X, Zeng W, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Howard SW, Vaughn MG, Qian ZM, Ma W, Wu F
Hypertension. 2017 May; 69(5)806-812. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08839.

PMID:
    28348017
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trends and correlates of marijuana use among late middle-aged and older adults in the United States, 2002-2014.
Salas-Wright CP, Vaughn MG, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Holzer KJ, Nelson EJ, AbiNader M, Oh S
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Feb 1; 17197-106. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.11.031.

PMID:
    28063338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Rapid Cognitive Screen (RCS): A Point-of-Care Screening for Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Malmstrom TK, Voss VB, Cruz-Oliver DM, Cummings-Vaughn LA, Tumosa N, Grossberg GT, Morley JE
J Nutr Health Aging. 2015 Aug; 19(7)741-4. doi: 10.1007/s12603-015-0564-2.

PMID:
    26193857
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Veterans Affairs Saint Louis University Mental Status examination compared with the Montreal Cognitive Assessment and the Short Test of Mental Status.
Cummings-Vaughn LA, Chavakula NN, Malmstrom TK, Tumosa N, Morley JE, Cruz-Oliver DM
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul; 62(7)1341-6. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12874.

PMID:
    24916485
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Falls, osteoporosis, and hip fractures.
Cummings-Vaughn LA, Gammack JK
Med Clin North Am. 2011 May; 95(3)495-506, x. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2011.03.003.

PMID:
    21549874
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Testosterone is not associated with mortality in older African-American males.
Cummings-Vaughn LA, Malmstrom TK, Morley JE, Miller DK
Aging Male. 2011 Jun; 14(2)132-40. doi: 10.3109/13685538.2010.502269.

PMID:
    20681930
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Factors affecting disability and morbidity in older adults; re-hospitalization