Christine T. Cigolle, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Gerontology
Associate Director, Clinical Programs VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

Address

Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435

Administrative Contact

Katie Grode, 734-998-0334, kgrode@med.umich.edu

Biography

Dr. Cigolle earned her medical degree from the Ohio University College of Medicine and completed her residency training at the University of Iowa Broadlawns Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Cigolle completed fellowships in geriatric medicine in both clinical and research.

She sees patients at the VA Medical Center →

VA Medical Center: GRECC Rm 11G
2215 Fuller Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 845-3072

Areas of Interest

Research Interests
  • Complex health status of older adults: chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes mellitus) and geriatric conditions (e.g., dementia, falls)
  • Health care policy: translational care, care coordination, care management, caregiver support
Clinical Interests
  • Family medicine
  • Geriatrics

Credentials

Medical School
  • M.D., Northeast Ohio University Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio, 1988
Fellowship
  • Internal Medicine Geriatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2003
Advanced Degree
  • M.P.H., University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2004
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Grants

Current Research
  • Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult Population, NIH, Principal Investigator

Published Articles or Reviews

Key Publications
  1. Cigolle CT, Langa KM, Kabeto MU, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Geriatric conditions and disability: The Health and Retirement Study. Ann Intern Med, 2007;147:156-64.
  2. Cigolle CT, Ofstedal MB, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Comparing models of frailty: The Health and Retirement Study. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2009;57(5):830-9.
  3. Cigolle CT, Lee PG, Langa KM, Lee Y, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Geriatric conditions develop in middle-aged adults with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med, 2011;26(3):272-9.
  4. Iwashyna TJ, Netzer G, Langa KM, Cigolle CT. Spurious inferences about long-term outcomes: the case of severe sepsis and geriatric conditions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2012;185(8):835-41.
  5. Cigolle CT, Kabeto MU, Lee PG, Blaum CS. Clinical complexity and mortality in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes. J Gerontology A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2012; 67(12):1313-20.
Full List of Publications
  1. Cigolle CT, Langa KM, Kabeto MU, Blaum CS. Setting eligibility criteria for a care coordination benefit. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2005;53:2051-9.
  2. Cigolle CT, Langa KM, Kabeto MU, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Geriatric conditions and disability: The Health and Retirement Study. Ann Intern Med, 2007;147:156-64.
  3. Lee PG, Cigolle CT, Blaum CS. The co-occurrence of chronic diseases and geriatric conditions: The Health and Retirement Study. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2009;57(3):511-5.
  4. Cigolle CT, Ofstedal MB, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Comparing models of frailty: The Health and Retirement Study. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2009;57(5):830-9.
  5. Cigolle CT, Blaum CS, Halter JB. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention in older adults. Clin Geriatr Med, 2009;25(4):607-41.
  6. Blaum CS, Cigolle CT, Boyd C, Wolff JL, Tian Z, Langa KM, Weir DR. Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study. Med Care, 2010;48(4):327-34.
  7. Lee PG, Cigolle CT, Blaum CS. Quality improvement in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults. Clin Geriatr, 2010;18(5):38-44.
  8. Cigolle CT, Lee PG, Langa KM, Lee Y, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Geriatric conditions develop in middle-aged adults with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med, 2011;26(3):272-9.
  9. Zulman DM, Sussman JB, Chen X, Cigolle CT, Blaum CS, Hayward RA. Examining the evidence: a systematic review of the inclusion and analysis of older adults in randomized controlled trials. J Gen Intern Med, 2011;26(7):783-90.
  10. Banaszak-Holl J, Liang J, Quinones A, Cigolle CT, Lee IC, Verbrugge LM. Trajectories of functional change among long-stayers in nursing homes: Does baseline impairment matter? J Aging Health, 2011;23(5):862-82.
  11. Gure TR, McCammon RA, Cigolle CT, Koelling TM, Blaum CS, Langa M. Predictors of self-report of heart failure in a population-based survey of older adults. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 2012;5(3):396-402.
  12. Cigolle CT, Kabeto MU, Lee PG, Blaum CS. Clinical complexity and mortality in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2012;67(12):1313-20.
  13. Iwashyna TJ, Netzer G, Langa KM, Cigolle CT. Spurious inferences about long-term outcomes: the case of severe sepsis and geriatric conditions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2012;185(8):835-41.
  14. Min L, Wenger N, Walling AM, Blaum CS, Cigolle CT, Ganz DA, Reuben D, Shekelle P, Roth C, Kerr EA. When comorbidity, aging, and complexity of primary care meet: development and validation of the Geriatric CompleXity of Care Index. J Am Geriatri Soc, 2013;61:542-50.
  15. Lee PG, Cigolle CT, Ha J, Min L, Murphy SL, Blaum CS, Herman WH. Physical function limitations among middle-aged and older adults with prediabetes: one exercise prescription may not fit all. Diabetes Care, 2013;36:3076-83.
Book Chapters

Cigolle CT, Blaum CS. Diabetes and Falls, (in) Diabetes in Old Age. 3rd Edition, (ed) Sinclair AJ; Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 2009.