The study of aging and the public health needs of an older population is a field of strength at the University of Georgia College of Public Health. The Institute of Gerontology boasts a members 25 faculty from the College and across the university who are involved in gerontology research, academic programs, and outreach.

Specific areas of study include: 

Health and Wellbeing  Methods
Mental and Psychological Wellbeing Implementation Science
Loneliness Translational Science
Caregiving Program Evaluation
Chronic Disease Self-Management
Falls and Fall Prevention
Cognitive Health Special Populations
Dementia Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Mild Cognitive Impairment • Gender and Aging
Financial Concerns • Older Veterans
Physical Activity