Dr. Robert Langer MD
Las Vegas NV
Professor Robert D. Langer, MD, MPH, is the Principal Scientist and Medical Director of the Jackson Hole Center for Preventive Medicine, the Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research and a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. He is an epidemiologist, family physician and preventive medicine specialist with 30 years of experience in studies of cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, colon cancer, osteoporosis, dementia and factors that influence longevity. A primary care doctor for nearly 40 years, he has authored nearly 200 manuscripts in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, and has been a principal investigator for more than 30 national and international clinical trials and observational studies. Dr. Langer was the Principal Investigator of the University of California, San Diego Vanguard Clinical Center for the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) for the entire primary study period (1993 - 2005), Chairman of the WHI National Investigators Committee (1995-96) and Chairman of the WHI Observational Study Committee (1996-2005).
1. I do not have an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a pharmaceutical, medical device or communications organization.
2. I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).