the science of good health
Jackson Hole Center for Preventive Medicine
Robert D. Langer, MD, MPH
Certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine
Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine
Member of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology
Fellow of the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology & Prevention
Fellow of the
American Academy of Family Physicians
Tufts College, B.A. (English), 1972
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, M.D., 1978
Family Practice Residency, Overlook Hospital, Columbia College
of Physicians and Surgeons, 1979
San Diego State University, M.P.H, Epidemiology, 1988
University of California, San Diego, Preventive Medicine Residency, 1988
The Center for Health Medical Group, Family Practice and Preventive Medicine, Managing
Partner, San Diego, CA, 1981-1986
Founder, President & CEO, Doctor's Record Systems, Inc., a medical software development
company, San Diego, CA, 1982-1991
Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, (2000-
2005), Associate (1995-2000), Assistant (1988-1995)
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public
Director, Outcomes Research Institute, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, 2005-2008
Principal Scientist and Senior Physician, Jackson Hole Center for Preventive Medicine, 2008-present
1972 B.A. cum laude, Tufts College
1978 James Scholar, University of Illinois College of Medicine
1978 Student Leadership Award, University of Illinois College of Medicine
1988 Best Student Paper, San Diego Epidemiology Research Exchange
1988 Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
1991 Member, UCSD Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging
1991 Fellow, American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology
1992 Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine
1996 Senior Investigator, UCSD Cancer Center
Women's Health Initiative Clinical Trial and Observational Study, Vanguard Clinical Center,
National Institutes of Health
The Effects of Hormone Therapy on the Development and Progression of Dementia (The
WHI Memory Study: WHIMS)
Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT), Southwest Oncology Group/
National Cancer Institute
The San Diego Successful Aging Follow-up Study, Stein Institute for Research on Aging
The HMO Research Network Cancer Research Network. National Cancer Institute.
The HMO Research Network Cardiovascular Research Network. National Heart, Lung, and
The National Distributed Research Network. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
An Algorithm to Improve Performance on a Quality Measure for Acute Bronchitis. National
Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control.
Optimal Second Line Therapy for Hypertension. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality.
Predictors of Physician and Patient Compliance with Antihypertensive and Lipid Treatment.
New Hypnotics and Cancer. Scripps Research Institute
Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III Colorectal Cancer Compliance and Outcomes.
American Cancer Society.
The Effects of Tibolone on Carotid Artery Thickness and Bone Mineral Density (The OPAL Study),