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Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
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Contact

301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Phone: (409) 266-9691
Fax: (409) 772-8931
Email: soalsnih@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Obesity, muscle strength, health outcomes and disability in older Mexican Americans

Education

MD 1986 Universidad Central de Venezuela, “Luis Razetti” School of Medicine, Venezuela, Medicine
MS 2001 University of Texas Medical Branch, Preventive Medicine and Community Health
PhD 2005 University of Texas Medical Branch, Preventive Medicine and Community Health

Current Funding

R01-AG10939 (PI - Markides)
Longitudinal Study of Mexican American Elderly Health, National Institute on Aging, NIH
Role: Co-Investigator

2001-2014

P30 AG024832 (PI - Volpi)
National Institute on Aging, NIH Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center - Research Career Development Core
Role: Scholar (appointed 9/1/12)

2005-2015
Select Publications

Samper-Ternent R, Al Snih S. Obesity in Older Adults: Epidemiology and Implications for Disability and Disease. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology. 22:10-34;2012.

Pedraza S, Al Snih S, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS, Raji MA. Sleep quality and sleep problems in Mexican Americans aged 75 years and older in the Journal of Aging and Clinical Experimental Research. Epub ahead of print.

Al Snih S, Peek MK, Swayer P, Markides KS, Allman RM, Ottenbacher KJ. Life Space mobility among Mexican Americans aged 75 years and older. JAGS. 60:532-537;2012. PMC Journal - in process.

Samper-Ternent R, Al Snih S. Obesity in Older Adults: Epidemiology and Implications for Disability and Disease. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology. 22:10-34;2012. PMCID: PMC3278274.

Sang Gon N, Kuo YF, Markides KS, Al Snih S. Waist circumference, body mass index, and disability among older adults in Latin America and the Caribbean. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 55:e40-7;2012. PMCID: PMC3418389.