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Tamara Vokes, MD, Endocrinology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

TamaraPVokesMD

Endocrinology Chicago, IL

Osteoporosis & Bone Metabolism Medicine, Parathyroid

Professor, Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 1983 - 1986
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 1982 - 1983
  • Advocate Health Care/Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Advocate Health Care/Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982
  • University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine
    University of Belgrade Faculty of MedicineClass of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1980 - 2026
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best abstract winner ISCD, 2015
  • Poster 1st prize winner AACE, 2014
  • Senior Faculty Scholar Bucksbaum Institute, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Association of Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) and Prior Fracture Differs Among Minorities in NHANES 2005-2008  
    T Vokes, R K Jain, Osteoporosis international
  • Simplified criteria for selecting patients for vertebral fracture assessment (VFA)  
    Chou, S., Vokes, T., Ma, S., Costelo, M., Rosen. H. and Schousboe, J, J Clin Densitom, 1/25/2014
  • Prediction Models of Prevalent Radiographic Vertebral Fractures Among Older Men  
    Schousboe JT, Rosen HR, Vokes TJ, Cauley JA, Cummings SR, Nevitt MC, Black DM, Orwoll ES, Kado DM, Ensrud KE, J Clin Densitom, 1/27/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Estimating Body composition from bone density scans - African Americans may require a different approach
    Jain, R. and Vokes, T, Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 1/1/2016
  • Racial differences in Trabecular Bone Structure (TBS)
    Vokes, T., Kumar, D., Costello, M., and Hans, D., ISCD Annual Meeting, 1/1/2015
  • TBS is lower in African Americans than in Caucasian Americans referred for bone density testing
    Vokes, T., Kumar, D., and Hans, D., ASBMR annual meeting, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Vertebral Fracture Assessment: How to Find Vertebral Fractures and What to Do When You Find Them 
    ENDO 2019 - New Orleans, LA - 3/24/2019
  • More than Just Hypocalcemia: Quality of Life in hypoparathyroidism 
    1/1/2016
  • Quality of life in hypoparathyroidism 
    Florence, Italy - 1/1/2015
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Other

  • Clinical Management of the Patient with Osteoporosis. In Translational Endocrinology and Metabolism (P. Robertson editor), Volume 1, Number 1: Osteoporosis Update (S. ... 
    Vokes, T.J. and Favus, M.J.
    http://www.endojournals.org/translational/
    1/1/2010
  • Bisphosphonates and Beyond: Clinical Researcher Perspective 
    Vokes, T.J., Endocrine News
    1/1/2010
  • Part III, Densitometric Vertebral Fracture Assessment (VFA) by J. Schousboe, T. Vokes, N. Binkley and H. Genant 
    Bouxsein, M.L., Adams, J., Binkley, N., Lenchik, L., Roux, C., Schousboe, J., Szulc, P., Vokes, T., Genant, H.K. for the CSA Bone Imaging Working Group (2010) Vertebra...
    http://www.iofbonehealth.org/index.php?id=574
    1/1/2010
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Press Mentions

  • Body Fat Linked to Lower Bone Density, Particularly in Men
    Body Fat Linked to Lower Bone Density, Particularly in MenFebruary 14th, 2022
  • Obesity Linked with Weaker Bones, Especially for Men
    Obesity Linked with Weaker Bones, Especially for MenFebruary 10th, 2022
  • Men with Extra Pounds of Fat May Be More Likely to Break a Bone
    Men with Extra Pounds of Fat May Be More Likely to Break a BoneFebruary 10th, 2022

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