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

Headshot of Thomas Kofi Mensah Cudjoe
  • Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Endowed Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Geriatric Medicine, Gerontology, Internal Medicine more

Research Interests

Social Isolation; Loneliness; Social Connections; Social Determinants of Health; Equity; Housing; Community Based Participatory Research; Community Based Interventions; Mixed Methods Research more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0925



  • Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Endowed 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, Boyd CM, Wolff JL, Roth DL. Advance Care Planning: Social Isolation Matters. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Apr;68(4):841-846. PMID: 31851388

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

Samuel LJ, Szanton SL, Seplaki CL, Cudjoe TKM, Thorpe RJ, Agree EM. Longitudinal and reciprocal associations between financial strain, home characteristics and mobility in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. BMC Geriatr. 2019 Dec 2;19(1):338. PMID: 31791252 PMCID: PMC6888936

Granbom M, Perrin N, Szanton S, Cudjoe TKM, Gitlin LN. Household accessibility and residential relocation in older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2019 Sep 15;74(7):e72-e83. PMID: 30388250

Crews DC, Delaney AM, Taylor JL, Cudjoe TKM, Nkimbeng M, Roberts L, Savage J, Evelyn-Gustave A, Roth J, Han D, Boyér LL. Pilot Intervention Addressing Social Support and Functioning of Low Socioeconomic Status Older Adults With ESRD: The Seniors Optimizing Community Integration to Advance Better Living with ESRD (SOCIABLE) Study. Kidney Medicine. 2019 Jan 1;1(1):13-20.

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
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