We will empower people to age well and live a positive, healthy life.  


The Institute of Gerontology leads cutting edge research and education in the classroom and community. We advance our healthy aging mission through collaborative strengths in mental health and cognition, technology innovation, and positive lifestyle promotion.

Become an Affiliate Member

The Institute of Gerontology’s mission includes engaging Affiliate faculty to reach across campus to enhance research, teaching, and outreach opportunities for faculty and students. If you are interested in becoming an Affiliate faculty, please complete the application below and send it to