Gerontology increasingly emphasizes the positive aspects of aging. The Center promotes the development of researchers from undergraduate students through senior faculty by creating opportunities for researchers to exchange ideas, funding projects, and sharing research findings through seminars and presentations.
The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging is pleased to provide scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students to pursue research in the field of gerontology. Faculty mentors offer individual guidance and serve as valuable resources for beginning researchers. To date, 122 undergraduate and graduate scholarships have been awarded.
Faculty affiliated with the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging come from several health science fields and conduct research ranging from basic research to clinical inquiry and systems research. Studies are conducted in a variety of settings, including both communities and organizations.
- UW School of Nursing Faculty with Aging-Related Research Interests
- Find a PDF of the 2014 de Tornyay Affiliate Mentor Form here