Director's Welcome

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, welcome to our website. The mission of the center is to enhance the quality of life of persons with chronic illnesses, especially older adults, through both methodological and substantial research. The research focus, both basic and applied, draws upon the social sciences as well as the clinical disciplines.

Richard W. Besdine, MD, Director

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