Key Areas Of Research:

The Center emphasizes aging research and training in primary and secondary aspects of aging, the pathogenesis and treatment of disease, rehabilitation and preventive medicine, and the mechanisms by which the health status of the elderly can be improved through innovative translational research. Institutional and federal support provides resources to improve the health of the elderly through rehabilitation strategies, behavior modification and health-promotion/disease prevention.

The Center for Research on Aging is committed to promoting research and training in gerontology related to:

  • Rehabilitation In Chronic Disease
  • Stroke Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Hip Fracture
  • Obesity, Diabetes, and Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Long-Term Care
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interdisciplinary Geriatric Teams
  • Minority Health, Health Disparities
  • Health Services and Quality of Life
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Oral Health, Cancer and HIV
  • Neurocognitive Function
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Adult Guardianship
  • End of Life Decision Making
  • Falls and Disability
  • Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress