Kerry Hildreth, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Washington (WA) (1990)
Internship:
  • Duke University Hospital Program (2005)
Residency:
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Geriatric Medicine (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Babcock MC, DuBose LE, Witten TL, Brubaker A, Stauffer BL, Hildreth KL, Moreau KL. Assessment of macrovascular and microvascular function in aging males. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2021 Jan 1;130(1):96-103. PubMed PMID: 33151774
  • Lind KE, Hildreth K, Lindrooth R, Morrato E, Crane LA, Perraillon MC. The effect of direct cognitive assessment in the Medicare annual wellness visit on dementia diagnosis rates. Health Serv Res. 2021 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33481263
  • Moreau KL, Hildreth KL, Klawitter J, Blatchford P, Kohrt WM. Decline in endothelial function across the menopause transition in healthy women is related to decreased estradiol and increased oxidative stress. Geroscience. 2020 Dec;42(6):1699-1714. PubMed PMID: 32770384
  • Gavin KM, Melanson EL, Hildreth KL, Gibbons E, Bessesen DH, Kohrt WM. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ovarian Suppression in Premenopausal Women: No Change in Free-Living Energy Expenditure. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Nov;28(11):2125-2133. PubMed PMID: 33150745
  • Park YM, Jankowski CM, Ozemek C, Hildreth KL, Kohrt WM, Moreau KL. Appendicular lean mass is lower in late compared with early perimenopausal women: potential role of FSH. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2020 May 1;128(5):1373-1380. PubMed PMID: 32298212
  • Ozemek C, Hildreth KL, Blatchford PJ, Hurt KJ, Bok R, Seals DR, Kohrt WM, Moreau KL. Effects of resveratrol or estradiol on postexercise endothelial function in estrogen-deficient postmenopausal women. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2020 Apr 1;128(4):739-747. PubMed PMID: 32134713
  • Moreau KL, Babcock MC, Hildreth KL. Sex differences in vascular aging in response to testosterone. Biol Sex Differ. 2020 Apr 15;11(1):18. PubMed PMID: 32295637
  • Harper SA, Baptista LC, Roberts LM, Wherry SJ, Boxer RS, Hildreth KL, Seay RS, Allman PH, Carter CS, Aban I, Kohrt WM, Buford TW. A ngiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors C ombined with E xercise for Hypertensive S eniors (The ACES Trial): Study Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Front Med (Lausanne). 2019;6:327. PubMed PMID: 32039215
  • Litwin NS, Van Ark HJ, Hartley SC, Michell KA, Vazquez AR, Fischer EK, Melby CL, Weir TL, Wei Y, Rao S, Hildreth KL, Seals DR, Pagliassotti MJ, Johnson SA. Impact of Red Beetroot Juice on Vascular Endothelial Function and Cardiometabolic Responses to a High-Fat Meal in Middle-Aged/Older Adults with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial. Curr Dev Nutr. 2019 Nov;3(11):nzz113. PubMed PMID: 31737860
  • Lind KE, Hildreth KL, Perraillon MC. Persistent Disparities in Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit Utilization. Med Care. 2019 Dec;57(12):984-989. PubMed PMID: 31584462
  • Keller AC, Klawitter J, Hildreth KL, Christians U, Putnam K, Kohrt WM, Reusch JEB, Moreau KL. Elevated plasma homocysteine and cysteine are associated with endothelial dysfunction across menopausal stages in healthy women. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2019 Jun 1;126(6):1533-1540. PubMed PMID: 30896357
  • Harper SA, Baptista LC, Roberts LM, Wherry SJ, Boxer RS, Hildreth KL, Seay RS, Allman PH, Carter CS, Aban I, Kohrt WM, Buford TW. A ngiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors C ombined with E xercise for Hypertensive S eniors (The ACES Trial): Study Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Front Med (Lausanne). 2019;6:327. PubMed PMID: 32039215
  • Hildreth KL, Schwartz RS, Vande Griend J, Kohrt WM, Blatchford PJ, Moreau KL. Effects of Testosterone and Progressive Resistance Exercise on Vascular Function in Older Men. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2018 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30188798
  • Lind KE, Hildreth K, Lindrooth R, Morrato E, Crane LA, Perraillon MC. Effect of Medicare Part D on Ethnoracial Disparities in Antidementia Medication Use. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Sep;66(9):1760-1767. PubMed PMID: 30095169
  • Lind KE, Hildreth K, Lindrooth R, Crane LA, Morrato E, Perraillon MC. Ethnoracial Disparities in Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Utilization: Evidence From a Nationally Representative Database. Med Care. 2018 Sep;56(9):761-766. PubMed PMID: 30015726
  • Hildreth KL, Ozemek C, Kohrt WM, Blatchford PJ, Moreau KL. Vascular dysfunction across the stages of the menopausal transition is associated with menopausal symptoms and quality of life. Menopause. 2018 Sep;25(9):1011-1019. PubMed PMID: 29634636
  • Klawitter J, Hildreth KL, Christians U, Kohrt WM, Moreau KL. A relative L-arginine deficiency contributes to endothelial dysfunction across the stages of the menopausal transition. Physiol Rep. 2017 Sep;5(17). PubMed PMID: 28904082
  • Hua JT, Hildreth KL, Pelak VS. Effects of Testosterone Therapy on Cognitive Function in Aging: A Systematic Review. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2016 Sep;29(3):122-38. PubMed PMID: 27662450
  • Ozemek C, Hildreth KL, Groves DW, Moreau KL. Acute ascorbic acid infusion increases left ventricular diastolic function in postmenopausal women. Maturitas. 2016 Oct;92:154-61. PubMed PMID: 27621254
  • Ozemek C, Hildreth KL, Van Pelt RE, Schwartz RS, Moreau KL. Pioglitazone Or Exercise Effects On LV Diastolic Function In Adults With MCI And Insulin Resistance: 755 Board #71 June 1, 3: 30 PM - 5: 00 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):206. PubMed PMID: 27359898
  • Hildreth KL, Van Pelt RE, Moreau KL, Grigsby J, Hoth KF, Pelak V, Anderson CA, Parnes B, Kittelson J, Wolfe P, Nakamura T, Linnebur SA, Trujillo JM, Aquilante CL, Schwartz RS. Effects of pioglitazone or exercise in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and insulin resistance: a pilot study. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra. 2015 Jan-Apr;5(1):51-63. PubMed PMID: 25852732
  • Hildreth KL, Church S. Evaluation and management of the elderly patient presenting with cognitive complaints. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;99(2):311-35. PubMed PMID: 25700586
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Professional Memberships

  • American Geriatrics Society, Member, Public Education Committee
  • Gerontologic Society of America, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Seniors' Clinic
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-3400

CU Geriatric Medicine - Cherry Creek
11 South Adams Street
Floor HW
Denver, CO 80209
720-382-7800

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Geriatric Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2007, 2017)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care
  • Seniors' Health
Clinical Interests
Cognitive impairment, dementia

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Washington (WA) (1990)
Internships:
  • Duke University Hospital Program (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Geriatric Medicine (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics
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