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.

Academic Programs

Explainer: Know the difference between a normal aging brain and early signs of dementia
Explainer: Know the difference between a normal aging brain and early signs of dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are a major public health problem. Many of these diseases can be prevented, and while there are promising treatments on the horizon, there is no

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CPH In the Media: October 2022
CPH In the Media: October 2022

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2022: The College of Public Health’s contributions to the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (CTSA)

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Student Profile: Jasmine Udeshi
Student Profile: Jasmine Udeshi

As a health promotion major and gerontology minor, Jasmine Udeshi has gained new perspectives on improving health care access for vulnerable communities that she hopes to apply to a career

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