Center for Healthy Aging Research
The Center for Healthy Aging Research (CHAR) has been established at Oregon State University since 2005 to advance aging research and to promote healthy aging for older adults throughout the nation. Building on Oregon State’s distinguished Program on Gerontology, its outstanding Extension programs, and the University’s rich research resources, a vital community of scholars has emerged to explore aging in all its facets. (See “About the Center" and "Message from the director" for more details)
Spring 2013 Research Seminars 12:00- 1:00 pm @ Hallie Ford Center 115 (for more details)
For past seminars: you can watch it on our college seminar website!
- April 12th | Martin Fisk, Special workshop for CPHHS graduate faculty and graduate students on advising
- April 26th | Brenda Hoppe, Health Impact Assessment: A Cutting Edge Tool for Bringing Public Health Science to Cross-Sector Policies
- May 24th | Victor J. Schoenbach, Translating Epidemiologic Findings into Action to Eliminate Disparities
- June 7th | David Lee, Statins and Muscles in Older Men and Women: Physical Activity, Muscle Mass, and Physical Performance
The Center is organized into four Research Cores:
Any adult aged 50 or over, residing in the State of Oregon, is welcome to volunteer for the LIFE Registry to join our research studies. Your participation will help us conduct research to inform policy, create programs, and develop strategies to meet the needs of older individuals, their families, and society.
IGERT: Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training
The Oregon State IGERT in Aging Sciences is an integrative traineeship, funded, in part, by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program aims to develop a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists with the professional skills to shape the research, products, and policies for current and future older populations.
Gerontechnology video vignettes
These videos portray several gerontechnologies that might be used to assist aging-in-place and have been used to stimulate discussion among members of research focus groups.
The researchers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Oregon Roybal Center for Aging, Technology, Education and Community Health (ORCATECH), grant #0409A.
- Center for Healthy Aging Research
- Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families
- Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health