Kristin M. Tomey, Ph.D.

Kristin Tomey

Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

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1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Office: 734-615-9572; Fax: 734-763-5706


Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Summary

Research Assistant Professor. University of Michigan, Epidemiology (present)

Assistant Research Scientist. University of Michigan, Epidemiology (2007-2012)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. University of Michigan, Epidemiology (2005 - 2007)

Clinical Assistant Professor. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Human Nutrition (2004- 2005)

Senior Research Specialist. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Human Nutrition (1999 - 2004)

Research Specialist. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Human Nutrition (1998 - 1999)

Courses Taught

EPID503: Strategies and Uses of Epidemiology    Syllabus (PDF)
EPID652: Applied Analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data

EPID 503: Strategies and Uses of Epidemiology


Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
M.S., Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999
B.A., English, Michigan State University, 1991

Selected Publications

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Tomey K, Diez-Roux A, Seeman T, Clarke P. (2013). Associations between neighborhood poverty, neighborhood characteristics and limitations in functioning: A cross-sectional investigation in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cohort. Health & Place, 24C, 267-274.

Tomey KM, Sowers MR, Harlow S, Jannausch M, Zheng H, Bromberger J. (October, 2010). Physical functioning among mid-life women: associations with trajectory of depressive symptoms Social Science & Medicine, 71(7), 1259-67.

Tomey KM, Sowers MR, Zheng H, Jackson EA (2009). Physical functioning related to C-reactive protein but not fibrinogen levels in mid-life women Exp Gerontol, 12, 799-804.

Tomey KM, Sowers MR (2009). Assessment of physical functioning: Assessment of physical functioning: A conceptual model encompassing environmental factors and individual compensation strategies. Physical Therapy Journal, 7, 705-14.

Tomey KM, Sowers MR, Crandall C, Johnston J, Jannausch M, Yosef M. (2008). Dietary intake related to prevalent functional limitations in mid-life women. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167, 935-43.

Tomey, K.M., Sowers, M.R., Li, X., McConnell, D.S., Crawford, S., Gold, E.B., Lasley, B., Randolph, J.F., Jr. (2007). Oxidative stress related to dietary and lifestyle factors in mid-life women. Journal of Nutrition, 137

Sowers, M., Tomey, K., Jannausch, M., Eyvazzadeh, A., Nan, B., Randolph, Jr. J. (2007). Physical functioning and menopause states. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 110

Sowers, M., Zheng, H., Tomey, K., Karvonen-Gutierrez, C., Jannausch, M., Li, X., Yosef, M., Symons, J. (2007). Changes in body composition in women over six years at midlife: ovarian and chronological aging. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 92, 895-901.

Braunschweig, C.L., Gomez, S., Liang, H., Tomey, K., Doerfler, B., Wang, Y., Beebe, C., Lipton, R. (2005). Obesity and risk factors for the metabolic syndrome among low-income, urban, African American schoolchildren: the rule rather than the exception? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 81, 970-5.

Tomey, K., Chen, D., Wang, X., Braunschweig, C. (2005). Dietary intake and nutritional status of urban community-dwelling males with paraplegia. , 86, 664-71.