In addition to his research, Dr. Blumenthal is active in the clinical and educational missions of the Division and the GRECC. He led the Baltimore pilot site and now serves as the medical center physician champion for the national VA MOVE! (Managing Overweight and Obesity in Veterans Everywhere) Program. Leading this Clinical Demonstration Project, he examines functional outcomes and cardiovascular, genetic and molecular mechanisms to translate them into clinical practice. Dr. Blumenthal teaches the Introduction to Clinical Medicine for first year medical students, is the faculty director for the Geriatrics Interest Group made up of students across the six health professional schools of the University of Maryland, and is medical attending in the geriatrics clinic and on the Medical Service at the VAMC where he precepts and teaches medical students, housestaff and fellows in internal medicine and geriatrics.
Lyndon Joseph, Jacob Blumenthal, Leslie Katzel, and Andrew Goldberg . Exercise Training and Cardiovascular Health with Aging. Clinical Geriatrics 2005; 13(4): 40-6 .
Walston J, Andersen RE, Seibert M, Hilfiker H, Beamer B, Blumenthal J, Poehlman ET. Arg64 beta(3)-Adrenoceptor Variant and the Components of Energy Expenditure. Obesity Research 2003; 11(4): 509-11.
Blumenthal JB, R Andersen, B Mitchell, M Seibert, H Yang, H Herzog, B Beamer, S Franckowiak, J Walston. Novel Neuropeptide Y1 and Y5 Receptor Gene Variants’ Associations with Serum Triglyceride and HDL Cholesterol Levels. Clinical Genetics 2002; 62(3): 196-202.
Blumenthal JB, MN Blumenthal. Molecular Genetics of Atopy and Asthma. International Review of Asthma 2002; 4(2): 94-106.
Blumenthal JB, MN Blumenthal. Genetics of Asthma. Medical Clinics of North America 2002; 86(5): 937-950.