Wm. Cameron Chumlea, Ph.D.

 

Wm. Cameron Chumlea, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Lifespan Health Research Center
Fels Professor, Community Health and Pediatrics

(937) 775-1437 (voice)
(937) 775-1456 (fax)

E-mail: cameron.chumlea@wright.edu


Major Active Projects

  • Intergrowth-21st The International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium, University of Oxford and the World Health Organization
  • Updating Skeletal Maturity Methods of U.S. Children, National Institutes of Health
  • Functional status, body composition, and health in the elderly
  • Frame size, bone density, and body composition in adults
  • Short-Term Research Experience to Increase Diversity in Health Related Research, National Institutes of Health
  • International Task Force on Designing Phase II Trials of Sarcopenia

Education

Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, B.S., 1969, Pre-Medicine

University of Texas, Austin, M.A., Physical Anthropology, 1976

University of Texas, Austin, Ph.D., Physical Anthropology, 1978

Professional Positions

1978–1984: Research Scientist Fels Research Institute, Wright State School of Medicine

1979–1980: Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Pediatrics, Wright State University School of Medicine

1980–1985: Fels Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics, Wright State University School of Medicine

1985–1990: Fels Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics, Wright State University School of Medicine

1990–present: Fels Professor Departments of Community Health & Pediatrics, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine