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Interdisciplinary Research Training on Health and Aging

a MiCDA Research Project Description

Investigators: Carlos Mendes de Leon, Michael R. Elliott, Sung Kyun Park, Sarah Burgard, J. Scott Roberts

Funding: National Institute on Aging, 2014-2019 (2 T32 AG 027708 06 A1)

High quality training in public health and aging will prepare trainees for outstanding careers at the forefront of research and policy at the intersection of social sciences, public health and medicine. The program is designed to help them contribute new information that will inform preventive, clinical and policy strategies aimed at improving the health and quality of life of future generations of older adults.