Research

Gerontology increasingly emphasizes the positive aspects of aging. At the Center, we promote 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, nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate scholarships have been awarded.

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Faculty:

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. Find a new page of faculty with gerontology interests here. Please note the page is under construction. For a PDF, find the link below.