Kathleen Gavin, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics

Graduate Schools :
  • MS, University of Colorado - Boulder (2005)
  • PhD, East Carolina University (2012)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Syracuse University (NY) (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor


  • 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
  • Juric J, Kohrt WM, Kifer D, Gavin KM, Pezer M, Nigrovic PA, Lauc G. Effects of estradiol on biological age measured using the glycan age index. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 Oct 13;12(19):19756-19765. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33049709
  • Gavin KM, Bessesen DH. Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Function. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2020 Jun;49(2):215-228. PubMed PMID: 32418585
  • Gavin KM, Kohrt WM, Klemm DJ, Melanson EL. Modulation of Energy Expenditure by Estrogens and Exercise in Women. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2018 Oct;46(4):232-239. PubMed PMID: 30001272
  • Gavin KM, Sullivan TM, Kohrt WM, Majka SM, Klemm DJ. Ovarian Hormones Regulate the Production of Adipocytes From Bone Marrow-Derived Cells. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018;9:276. PubMed PMID: 29892267
  • Gavin KM, Shea KL, Gibbons E, Wolfe P, Schwartz RS, Wierman ME, Kohrt WM. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist in premenopausal women does not alter hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to corticotropin-releasing hormone. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Aug 1;315(2):E316-E325. PubMed PMID: 29631362
  • Melanson EL, Lyden K, Gibbons E, Gavin KM, Wolfe P, Wierman ME, Schwartz RS, Kohrt WM. Influence of Estradiol Status on Physical Activity in Premenopausal Women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Aug;50(8):1704-1709. PubMed PMID: 29509642
  • Gavin KM, Majka SM, Kohrt WM, Miller HL, Sullivan TM, Klemm DJ. Hematopoietic-to-mesenchymal transition of adipose tissue macrophages is regulated by integrin ß1 and fabricated fibrin matrices. Adipocyte. 2017 Jul 3;6(3):234-249. PubMed PMID: 28441086
  • Gavin KM, Gutman JA, Kohrt WM, Wei Q, Shea KL, Miller HL, Sullivan TM, Erickson PF, Helm KM, Acosta AS, Childs CR, Musselwhite E, Varella-Garcia M, Kelly K, Majka SM, Klemm DJ. De novo generation of adipocytes from circulating progenitor cells in mouse and human adipose tissue. FASEB J. 2016 Mar;30(3):1096-108. PubMed PMID: 26581599
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Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Colorado - Boulder (2005)
  • PhD, East Carolina University (2012)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Syracuse University (NY) (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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