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  • 2018 Pilot Grant2018 RFP Call for Center on Aging Pilot Grants

    We are pleased to officially announce the Call for 2018 Center on Aging Pilot Grants. Submission deadline is Friday, March 16th by 11:59 PM MST. Complete information and application instructions are posted on the Center on Aging 2018 Pilot Grant page.

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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.

Save the Date - Annual Research Retreat

April 4-5, 2019

Age Friendly Health System - What are the Challenges?

Our Keynote speaker will be Mary Tinetti, MD; Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Section Chief, Geriatrics from the Yale School of Medicine


Sharing the healing power of personalized music with Utahns who have Alzheimer's, dementia and other cognitive impairments.

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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

Supiano_18Mark 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...

Last Updated: 11/20/18