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Department of Aging and Geriatric Research: Divisions and Programs

The Department of Aging and Geriatric Research serves as support infrastructure for the Institute on Aging and as academic home for faculty members from diverse disciplines who wish to pursue a career primarily focused on aging and independence.The Department and Institute’s mission is to improve the health, independence and quality of life of older adults by means of interdisciplinary teams in the areas of research, education and health care.

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Our department encompasses the following areas:

The Department is supported by an experienced administrative team led by Lauren Crump, MPH, Associate Director and Vice Chair for Administration and Finance.

Please continue to review our website to find out more about our programs, achievements, faculty, staff and trainees; and contact us if you would like additional information or if you have questions.

Thank you,

Marco Pahor, M.D.Marco Pahor, M.D. Director, UF Institute on Aging Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research

If interested in participating in our research studies, please call 1-866-386-7730 or email