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Thomas Kofi Mensah Cudjoe, M.D., M.P.H.

Thomas Kofi Mensah Cudjoe, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Endowed Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Geriatric Medicine, Gerontology, Internal Medicine more

Research Interests

Social Isolation; Loneliness; Social Connections; Social Determinants of Health; Equity; Housing; Low Income older adults; Community Based Participatory Research; Community Based Interventions; Mixed Methods Research; Human Centered Design more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Phone: 410-550-0925



  • Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Endowed Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2012)


  • Internal Medicine; Howard University Hospital (2015)


  • Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Geriatric Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2016)

Additional Training

  • M.P.H. Harvard University School of Public Health (Massachusetts) (2012)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Cudjoe TKM, Roth DL, Szanton SL, Wolff JL, Boyd CM, Thorpe Jr., RJ. The epidemiology of social isolation: National Health & Aging Trends Study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2020 Jan 1;75(1):107-113. PMID: 29590462

Cudjoe TKM, Selvakumar S, Chung S, Latkin CA, Roth DL, Thorpe Jr., RJ, Boyd CM. (2021). Getting under the Skin: Social isolation and biological markers in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Cudjoe TKM, Kotwal AA. Social distancing amid a crisis in social isolation and loneliness. J Am Geri Soc  2020 May 20  00:1-3.

Cudjoe TKM, Boyd CM, Wolff JL, Roth DL. Advance care planning: Social isolation matters. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Apr;68(4):841-846. PMID: 31851388

Golden SH, Cudjoe TKM, Galiatsatos P, Brownlee D, Flanagan E, Crews DC, Maruthur N, Brown M, Ashby A, Hellmann DB, Knox T, Anderson ME. A perspective on the Baltimore Freddie Gray riots: Turning tragedy into civic engagement and culture change in an academic department of medicine. Acad Med. 2018 Dec;93(12):1808-1813. PMID: 30067540

Activities & Honors


  • 125 Hopkins Hero, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 125th Anniversary Planning Committee, 2018
  • Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2020
  • Caryl & George Bernstein Center for Innovative Medicine Human Aging Project Scholar
  • US Army Reserve Army Commendation Medal
  • US Army Reserve Army Achievement Medal
  • US Army Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Achievers Award
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