The Institute of Gerontology is the hub for students and more than 25 faculty at the University of Georgia to foster innovation in research, education and outreach for older populations. The Institute focuses on interventions and policies to enhance healthy aging, alleviate health disparities, improve housing, and promote psychological, physical, nutritional and financial well-being.

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College recognizes achievements of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members
College recognizes achievements of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members

In celebration of UGA Honors Week and the end of the 2021-2022 academic year, the College of Public Health recognized more than 70 dedicated faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community

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Alzheimer’s center dedicated to researchers’ loved ones
Alzheimer’s center dedicated to researchers’ loved ones

The CARE Center, housed in UGA’s Institute of Gerontology, provides resources and telehealth options to improve quality of life. Lisa Renzi-Hammond remembers the last months of her grandmother Evelyn’s life

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Emerson named Director of Online Learning
Emerson named Director of Online Learning

Kerstin Emerson has been selected to lead the Office of Online Learning at the University of Georgia College of Public Health A clinical associate professor in the Institute of Gerontology

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