• Pilot Grant RFP2014 Pilot Grant RFP Center on Aging

    2014 Center on Aging Request for Proposals official announcement. Deadline is August 18. Please read this news page for more important information.

  • Research Grants2013 Pilot Grant Recipients

    The Center on Aging Steering Committee received 19 pilot grant application submissions this year. It was a difficult challenge selecting from this group of meritorious projects.

  • Reynolds Foundation LogoReynolds Foundation Grant Awarded

    The University of Utah School of Medicine receives $1 million grant from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to Strengthen Training in Geriatric Medicine

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The Center on Aging unites aging-related research, education, and clinical research, education, and clinical programs at the University of Utah. By linking its faculty and programs, the center synergies the growth and progress of interdisciplinary research to help people lead longer and more fulfilling lives, and supports the development of multidisciplinary clinical and training programs.

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The Center on Aging has a 40 year history at the University of Utah. Beginning with its origination in 1972, the Center on Aging has provided educational and research programs in gerontology at the University of Utah. It has sponsored undergraduate and graduate gerontology certificate programs as well as a Masters degree program in Gerontology. Read more...

Meet the Director

mark supiano

Mark A. Supiano, M.D. joined the University of Utah Center on Aging in October 2005 when he also became Chief of the Division of Geriatrics in the School of Medicine and Director of the VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Read more...