about_catrWelcome to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s
Center for Aging and Translational Research

Conceptualized and launched in 2013, the Center brings together multiple academic disciplines and the greater Milwaukee community, working together to provide unified and strategic advancements to aging research and education.

The aging population boom, coupled with high prevalence rates of chronic disease and disabilities, has increased the need for long-term care, resulting in soaring health care costs. As such, it becomes paramount to establish a coordinated infrastructure to advance aging research and translate findings into practice.

The UWM Center for Aging and Translational Research facilitates research, education, and training excellence and aims to translate effective interventional strategies to broadly promote successful aging in Southeastern Wisconsin and beyond. The Center is committed to foster programs and projects that will have meaningful impact for the lives of seniors.

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Mission Statement

The Center for Aging and Translational Research has a mission to foster and pioneer innovative multidisciplinary research, education, and training that promotes successful aging with impactful community effect.

Strategic Plan

Please click here to download the 2013-2018 Strategic Plan.