A cross-campus, interdisciplinary aging-related research program to promote resilience, improve health outcomes and reduce disparities for older adults.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) have prioritized key research themes for an Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC). These themes center around rescue and recovery from injury and infection, and include underserved populations and health disparities.
- Advance the science of rescue and recovery in the areas of injury and infection
- Train junior clinical investigators and bench scientists through interdisciplinary pilot and career development grants
- Implement comprehensive aging-related research education in basic, translational and clincal areas