IOA Affiliated Faculty and Scientists

Research by IOA Affiliated Faculty & Scientists

The IOA has over 70 faculty affiliates, in more than 30 academic departments at UW–Madison, who study diverse aspects of the aging process. See the table below for more information about their research.

The School of Medicine and Public Health maintains a video library that includes lectures by many of our affiliates. See a list of available videos by presenter or by category.

IOA Affiliates

This table can be searched by any phrase including name or research topic.

Last Name First Name Research Topics Website
Anderson Rozalyn Animal Models, Biosciences, Cancer, Longevity, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Nutrition, Prostate, Research https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/905
Asthana Sanjay Alzheimer’s Disease, Cognition / Thinking, Estrogen http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/402/Asthana_Sanjay/
Attie Alan Beta-Cell Biology, Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism https://biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/attie
Atwood Craig Hormonal Regulation, Neurodegenerative Disease http://agingresearch.wisc.edu/atwood.htm
Barczi Steven Education, Sleep https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/22/BARCZI_STEVEN_R
Barnes Jill Brain, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Exercise, Gender, Health Promotion / Wellness, Hypertension https://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/research/bruno-balke-lab/barnes/
Barrett Bruce Decision-Making, Health Promotion / Wellness, Infections, Preventative Medicine https://www.fammed.wisc.edu/directory/327/
Bautista Leonelo Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Disease, Epidemiology, Ethnic Groups, Genetics, Hypertension https://pophealth.wisc.edu/staff/bautista-leonelo/
Bendlin Barbara Alzheimer's Disease, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Dementia, Diabetes, Disease, Infections, Insulin Sensitivity, Neuropsychology of Aging https://www.adrc.wisc.edu/barbara-b-bendlin-phd
Binkley Neil Animal Models, Biosciences, Clinical Practice, Developmental Changes, Disease, Drugs, Education, Health Promotion / Wellness, Menopause, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Preventative Medicine, Research, Therapy http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/29/Binkley_Neil/
Bowers Barbara Acute Care, Attitude toward Aging, Caregiving, Community / Home Care, Drugs, Education, Government, Housing, Long-Term Care, Personnel Needs https://nursing.wisc.edu/staff/bowers-barbara-j/
Burger Corinna Animal Models, Behavior, Biosciences, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Parkinson's Disease https://www.neurology.wisc.edu/faculty-and-staff/profiles/corinna-burger-phd
Carnes Molly Animal Models, Assessment, Health Promotion / Wellness, Veterans, Women's Issues https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/51
Coe Christopher Animal Models, Behavior, Blood & Lymph, Immune System https://psych.wisc.edu/staff/coe-chris/
Colley Nansi Jo Animal Models, Biosciences, Genetics, Research https://vision.wisc.edu/staff/colley-phd-nansi-jo/
Cruickshanks Karen Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Diabetes, Disease, Epidemiology, Ethnic Groups, Gender, Genetics, Hearing, Sensory Functions, Vision https://pophealth.wisc.edu/staff/cruickshanks-karen/
Davidson Richard Biosciences, Brain, Developmental Changes, Mental Health, Neuropsychology of Aging https://centerhealthyminds.org/about/founder-richard-davidson
Davis Dawn Animal Models, Biosciences, Diabetes, Disease, Nutrition, Research, Veterans https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/701/DAVIS_DAWN_B
Drezner Marc Animal Models, Attitude toward Aging, Biosciences, Drugs, Genetics, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Osteoporosis, Therapy https://www.med.wisc.edu/quarterly/volume-20-number-4/marc-drezner-earns-belzer-award/
Engelman Corinne Alzheimer's Disease, Body Composition, Diabetes, Epidemiology, Genetics, Insulin Sensitivity https://pophealth.wisc.edu/staff/engelman-corinne/
Farrar-Edwards Dorothy Alzheimer's Disease, Assessment, Cognition / Thinking, Disability, Ethnic Groups, Health Promotion / Wellness, Stroke https://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/research/dorothy-edwards-research/
Fowler Cynthia Cognition / Thinking, Hearing, Rehabilitation https://csd.wisc.edu/staff/fowler-cynthia/
Ganetzky Barry Animal Models, Biosciences, Brain, Disease, Genetics, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems https://genetics.wisc.edu/staff/ganetzky-barry/
Ge Ying Biosciences, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Disease http://ge.crb.wisc.edu/
Greenberg Jan Steven Caregiving, Family, Intergenerational Relations, Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being, Rural Issues, Social Services, Social Support, Therapy https://socwork.wisc.edu/staff/jan-steven-greenberg-mssw-phd/
Hansen Karen Arthritis, Disease, Drugs, Education, Epidemiology, Ethnic Groups, Health Promotion / Wellness, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Therapy, Veterans http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/405/Hansen_Karen/
Hayney Mary Disease, Drugs, Genetics, Health Promotion / Wellness, Immune System, Preventative Medicine, Research, Therapy http://apps.pharmacy.wisc.edu/sopdir/5
Heiderscheit Bryan Biosciences, Health Promotion / Wellness, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Therapy https://www.med.wisc.edu/education/physical-therapy-program/faculty-and-staff/bryan-heiderscheit/
Heidrich Susan Behavior, Developmental Changes, Health Promotion / Wellness, Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Nursing Practice, Psychological Well-Being, Symptom Management https://nursing.wisc.edu/staff/heidrich-susan-m/
Holden Karen Behavior, Demography, Disability, Family, Gender, Income, Intergenerational Relations, Long-Term Care, Policy Analysis, Retirement, Women's Issues http://www.lafollette.wisc.edu/facultystaff/holden-karen.html
Huttenlocher Anna Animal Models, Biosciences, Disease, Immune System http://labs.medmicro.wisc.edu/huttenlocher/
Jarrard David Animal Models, Biosciences, Cancer, Clinical Practice, Prostate https://urology.wisc.edu/blog/staff/jarrard-md-david-f/
Johnson Sterling Alzheimer's Disease, Assessment, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Neuropsychology of Aging https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/449
Karon Sarita Engineering, Policy Analysis, Preventative Medicine, Research https://directory.engr.wisc.edu/centers/Staff/Karon_Sarita/
Kaufman Paul Animal Models, Biosciences, Clinical Practice, Drugs, Vision, Therapy https://www.ophth.wisc.edu/people/paul-l-kaufman-md/
Kimple Michelle Animal Models, Biosciences, Diabetes, Disease, Drugs, Nutrition, Research https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/975/KIMPLE_MICHELLE_E
Klein Barbara Diabetes, Disease, Epidemiology, Gender, Hearing, Menopause, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Research, Vision https://vision.wisc.edu/staff/klein-md-mph-barbara-e-k/
Koltyn Kelli Arthritis, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Exercise, Frail Elderly, Gender, Health Promotion / Wellness, Housing, Hypertension, Menopause, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Pain https://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/staff/koltyn-ph-d-kelli/
Lamming Dudley Animal Models, Biosciences, Diabetes, Disease, Gender, Genetics, Longevity, Nutrition, Research https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/4646
Love Gayle Assessment, Developmental Changes, Education, Health Promotion / Wellness, Mental Health, Religion, Research, Social Support, Women's Issues https://aging.wisc.edu/staff/love-gayle/
Macdonald Maryellen Alzheimer's Disease, Assessment, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Language https://psych.wisc.edu/staff/macdonald-maryellen-c/
Mahoney Jane Acute Care, Disability, Disease, Epidemiology, Exercise, Falls, Frail Elderly, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Rehabilitation http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/172/Mahoney_Jane/
Mailick Marsha Caregiving, Developmental Changes, Disability, Family, Gender, Intergenerational Relations, Life Events, Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being, Research, Social Support, Women's Issues https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/staff/mailick-marsha/
Mares Julie Epidemiology, Health Promotion / Wellness, Nutrition, Vision https://www.ophth.wisc.edu/people/julie-mares-msph-phd/
Mares Marie-Louise Behavior, Cognition / Thinking, Developmental Changes, Leisure, Media, Psychological Well-Being https://commarts.wisc.edu/staff/mares-marie-louise/
Markel Mark Animal Models, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Orthopedics http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/people/markelm
Marks Nadine Caregiving, Demography, Developmental Changes, Family, Gender, Intergenerational Relations, Leisure, Life Events, Menopause, Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being, Social Support, Women's Issues https://sohe.wisc.edu/staff/nadine-f-marks/
Mathur Sameer Allergy, Asthma, Clinical Practice, Immune System https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/481
Merrins Matthew Animal Models, Biosciences, Diabetes, Disease, Nutrition https://bmolchem.wisc.edu/staff/merrins-matthew/
Meyer Keith Animal Models, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Disease http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/188/Meyer_Keith/
Moore Darcie Biosciences, Brain, Research https://neuro.wisc.edu/staff/moore-darcie-l/
Mowat Freya Animal Models, Comparative Animal Research, Genetics, Neurodegeneration, Ophthalmology, Retina https://mowat.ophth.wisc.edu/
Noyce David Behavior, Cognition / Thinking, Disability, Engineering, Policy Analysis, Technology, Transportation Safety https://directory.engr.wisc.edu/cee/faculty/noyce_david
Okonkwo Ozioma Alzheimer's Disease, Assessment, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Dementia, Exercise, Genetics, Neuropsychology of Aging, Research https://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/1105
Palloni Alberto Behavior, Biosciences, Cancer, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Caregiving, Cognition / Thinking, Death & Dying, Dementia, Demography, Diabetes, Disability, Disease, Education, Family, Frail Elderly, Gender, Health Promotion / Wellness, Health Services, Hypertension, Leisure, Life Events, Long-Term Care, Longevity, Mental Health, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Nutrition, Retirement, Social Support https://sociology.wisc.edu/staff/palloni-alberto/
Papp Lauren Developmental Changes, Family, Housing, Intergenerational Relations, Life Events, Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being, Research https://sohe.wisc.edu/staff/lauren-m-papp/
Prolla Tomas Animal Models, Biosciences, Cancer, Disease, Genetics https://genetics.wisc.edu/staff/prolla-tomas/
Puglielli Luigi Alzheimer's Disease, Biosciences, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Drugs, Genetics http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/people-search/people/staff/490/Puglielli_Luigi/
Radler Barry T. Behavior, Demography, Psychological Well-Being, Research, Technology https://aging.wisc.edu/staff/radler-barry/
Raymo James Caregiving, Demography, Family, Gender, Housing, Income, Intergenerational Relations, Life Events, Retirement, Social Support https://sociology.wisc.edu/staff/raymo-james-2/
Robert Stephanie Attitude toward Aging, Caregiving, Community / Home Care, Demography, Disability, Disease, Ethnic Groups, Gender, Government, Housing, Income, Intergenerational Relations, Life Events, Long-Term Care, Policy Analysis, Psychological Well-Being, Social Services, Social Support, Women's Issues https://socwork.wisc.edu/staff/robert-stephanie/
Roberts Linda Family, Health Promotion / Wellness, Relationships, Research https://sohe.wisc.edu/staff/linda-j-roberts/
Rogers Timothy Behavior, Biosciences, Brain, Cognition / Thinking, Dementia https://psych.wisc.edu/staff/rogers-timothy-t/
Ryff Carol Attitude toward Aging, Developmental Changes, Family, Health Promotion / Wellness, Intergenerational Relations, Life Events, Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being, Relocation, Therapy https://aging.wisc.edu/staff/ryff-carol/
Sager Mark Acute Care, Disability, Frail Elderly, Health Services http://www.brainmap.wisc.edu/people/25-MA-Sager
Schoeller Dale Animal Models, Body Composition, Diabetes, Exercise, Metabolic Rate, Nutrition http://nutrisci.wisc.edu/dale-a-schoeller/
Schrage William Animal Models, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems, Diabetes, Disease, Exercise, Gender, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems https://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/research/bruno-balke-lab/schrage/
Schroepfer Tracy Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer, Caregiving, Death & Dying, Dementia, Ethnic Groups, Health Services, Psychological Well-Being https://socwork.wisc.edu/staff/tracy-schroepfer-msw-phd/
Simcox Judith Animal Models, Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, Gender, Genetics, Lipidomics, Longevity, Nutrition, Thermogenesis https://biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/simcox
Thelen Darryl Exercise, Falls, Frail Elderly, Musculoskeletal & Motor Systems, Rehabilitation http://directory.engr.wisc.edu/me/faculty/thelen_darryl
Tsenkova Vera Behavior, Developmental Changes, Diabetes, Education, Epidemiology, Ethnic Groups, Exercise, Health Promotion / Wellness, Insulin Sensitivity, Mental Health, Preventative Medicine, Psychological Well-Being, Research, Sleep https://www.med.wisc.edu/news-and-events/2017/september/new-leadership-for-student-research-office/