Dr. Binder is a geriatrician and a Professor of Medicine and Occupational Therapy at Washington University (WU) School of Medicine in St. Louis. She is also the Director of the WU Geriatric Medicine fellowship program. Dr. Binder's research has focused on interventions to reduce or delay functional and cognitive decline in older adults, and to improve recovery after hip fracture, primarily through exercise and hormonal therapies. Dr. Binder conducted studies previously that informed the the design of the STEP-HI trial and is a co-Principal Investigator, Director of the Clinical Coordinating Center, and will lead the St. Louis site.
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Dr. Magaziner is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of the University’s Center for Research on Aging. His research has concentrated on functional and physiological consequences of hip fracture and on developing and evaluating strategies for maximizing recovery. He received two consecutive MERIT Awards from the NIA in recognition of his contributions in the area of hip fracture recovery. Dr. Magaziner is a co-Prinicipal Investigator for the STEP-HI study.
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Dr. Schechtman is a Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine. He is an applied statistician with expertise in the design and anaylsis of clinical trials. Dr. Schechtman has broad experience in the conduct of both small clinical trials and large multicenter clinical trials, especially in the areas of cardiology and exercise physiology. Dr. Schechtman is a co-Principal Investigator for the STEP-HI study and Director of the Data Coordinating Center.
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