Our mission at Arizona Center of Aging (ACOA) is to promote healthy and functional lives for older adults through comprehensive programs in research, education and training, and clinical care.


Message from the Directors

ACOA exists in order to improve quality of living and extend the lifespan of older adults. We want to eradicate the diseases and conditions that occur in advanced age, and to unleash the unparalleled wisdom, energy and experience of older adults for the benefit of all the world.

Mindy Fain, MD,
Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD

Co-Directors, Arizona Center on Aging

Advances in Aging Lecture Series

Date: 2nd Monday of each month
Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 PM 
Location: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue - Kiewit Auditorium, Arizona Cancer Center  
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A light lunch is served. For questions, please contact Rachel Peterson at rpeterson@aging.arizona.edu
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News & Media

Researchers to Compete in ‘Shark Tank,’ Demo Technology, More at Research Day, Feb. 13

University of Arizona researchers will compete in a Shark Tank-style competition, demonstrate their medical technology and more during Research Day, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Op ED: Dr. Linda Phillips, Drug costs impact the financial well-being of older adults

While legislators deliberate about strategies for curbing the high costs of drugs, Dr. Phillips urges them to think broadly and devise legislative strategies that assure the best possible effect, with the least number of drugs and the fewest monetary and human costs.

Dr. Indu Partha featured in sheMD/Women in Medicine

Why (Inpatient) Internal Medicine? - PCP on the Wards: Dr. Partha discusses her journey in returning to academic medicine and the importance of internal medicine education in an inpatient setting for residents and medical students. She goes on to discuss a variety of vital topics to achieve successful patient care.