At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, there is a strong presence of researchers with expertise in the field of aging. The Center for Aging and Translational Research (CATR) focuses on bringing these aging researchers together, along with collaborating with our strong community and partners. We are uniquely positioned to address the needs of older adults in Milwaukee and beyond with our research and translation of that research into practice. The overall goal of CATR is to foster and pioneer innovative interdisciplinary translatable research, education, and training that has an immediate and long lasting, sustainable, community effect.

Areas of focus include:

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Care Management Strategies
  • Caregiving
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • End-of-Life
  • Fall Risk
  • Fitness and Exercise Programs
  • Health
  • Healthcare
  • Long Term Care
  • Motor Function
  • Muscle Coordination
  • Neurological Health
  • Obesity
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Physical Activity
  • Physical Activity Interventions
  • Sedentary Behavior and Metabolic Health
  • Stroke
To see specific interests of our Center & Affiliated Scientists, click below:

Keenan, Kevin
Kovach, Christine
Kwak, Jung
Montgomery, Rhonda
Strath, Scott
Swartz, Ann
Wang, Jinsung