About The University of Pittsburgh Center for Aging and Population Health

The Center for Aging and Population Health (CAPH) strives to generate new solutions to the challenges of an aging society through the conduct of population-based research that promotes healthy aging, longevity, and prevention of disability. The CAPH orchestrates epidemiologic and public health research on aging, trains professionals in population research methodology, and conducts community outreach.

Dr. Anne B. Newman, Director of the Center for Aging and Population Health (CAPH) From the Director
 - Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH

We are dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through our research and training in epidemiology and public health. Recent accomplishments include:


  1. Award of the Katherine Detre Endowed Chair in Population Health Sciences to Dr. Anne B. Newman.


  2. Presentation of over 20 new abstracts at the annual Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Meeting, with over half led by trainees.


  3. Launch of a new weight management program in the community called MOVE UP.


  4. Completion of two national clinical trials on physical activity (The Life Study) and on testosterone treatment (The T-Trial).
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