Arun Karlamangla, M.D.

A Short Biography:

Dr. Karlamangla is a geriatrician who provides oupatient and inpatient primary and consultative care. He also conducts research on the prediction of physical and cognitive decline in older adults, determinants of successful aging, and the role of psychosocial stressors in the health of older adults. He teaches a two-quarter sequence on data analysis for clinical research.

Work Titles
UCLA Professor, Medicine
M.D., University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1996
1999 - 2000 UCLA School of Medicine
1996 - 1997 UCLA School of Medicine
1997 - 1999 UCLA School of Medicine
2000 American Board of Internal Medicine
1999 American Board of Internal Medicine

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Work Phone Number:

(310) 206-8272

(310) 825-8253

Mailing Address:

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
10945 Le Conte Avenue
Suite 2339
Los Angeles, CA 90095


A selected list of publications:

Karlamangla A, Singer B, Reuben B, Seeman T   Increases in serum non-HDL cholesterol over time may be beneficial in high-functioning elderly men and women: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging, J Amer Geriatr Soc, ; (In Press): .
Mori Takahiro, Ishii Shinya, Greendale Gail A, Cauley Jane A, Ruppert Kristine, Crandall Carolyn J, Karlamangla Arun S   Parity, lactation, bone strength, and 16-year fracture risk in adult women: Findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Bone, 2015; 73: 160-6.
Greendale Gail A, Tseng Chi-Hong, Han Weijuan, Huang Mei-Hua, Leung Katherine, Crawford Sybil, Gold Ellen B, Waetjen L Elaine, Karlamangla Arun S   Dietary isoflavones and bone mineral density during midlife and the menopausal transition: cross-sectional and longitudinal results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Phytoestrogen Study Menopause (New York, N.Y.), 2015; 22(3): 279-288.
Friedman Esther M, Karlamangla Arun S, Gruenewald Tara L, Koretz Brandon, Seeman Teresa E   Early life adversity and adult biological risk profiles Psychosomatic medicine, 2015; 77(2): 176-85.
Ishii Shinya, Cauley Jane A, Greendale Gail A, Nielsen Carrie, Karvonen-Gutierrez Carrie, Ruppert Kristine, Karlamangla Arun S   Pleiotropic effects of obesity on fracture risk: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2014; 29(12): 2561-70.
Srikanthan Preethi, Karlamangla Arun S   The reply The American journal of medicine, 2014; 127(12): e15.
Brooks Kathryn P, Gruenewald Tara, Karlamangla Arun, Hu Peifung, Koretz Brandon, Seeman Teresa E   Social relationships and allostatic load in the MIDUS study Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2014; 33(11): 1373-81.
Wang Xu, Sánchez Brisa N, Golden Sherita Hill, Shrager Sandi, Kirschbaum Clemens, Karlamangla Arun S, Seeman Teresa E, Roux Ana V Diez   Stability and predictors of change in salivary cortisol measures over six years: MESA Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014; 49(11): 310-20.
Tsenkova Vera, Pudrovska Tetyana, Karlamangla Arun   Childhood socioeconomic disadvantage and prediabetes and diabetes in later life: a study of biopsychosocial pathways Psychosomatic medicine, 2014; 76(8): 622-8.
Seeman Melvin, Stein Merkin Sharon, Karlamangla Arun, Koretz Brandon, Seeman Teresa   Social status and biological dysregulation: the "status syndrome" and allostatic load Social science & medicine (1982), 2014; 118(8): 143-51.
Min Lillian, Reuben David, Karlamangla Arun, Naeim Arash, Prenovost Katherine, Lee Pearl, Wenger Neil   Abbreviated care-process quality indicator sets linked with survival and functional status benefit in older adults under ambulatory care Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014; 62(8): 1442-50.
Karlamangla A, Young J, Barrett-Connor E, and Greendale G   Hip fracture risk assessment using composite measures of femoral neck strength, steoporosis International, 2003; Published online: .
Karlamangla, AS, Singer, BH, McEwen, BS, Rowe, JW, and Seeman, TE   Allostatic lead as a predictor of functional decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2002; 55(7): 696-710.

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