Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, M.D., M.P.H. is a researcher, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and physician in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Cudjoe joined the US Army after high school and attended college with a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship at Hampton University. He went on to complete his medical studies at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and public health studies at Harvard School of Public Health. He then completed residency in Internal Medicine at Howard University Hospital and fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Cudjoe is board certified in Geriatric and Internal Medicine and his most recent research has focused on social isolation in aging populations. Dr. Cudjoe’s interest in aging and the importance of social connection comes out of his experience caring for his grandparents and an appreciation for the valuable role that older adults play in our society.