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Advancing a more equitable society for growing older

UMass Boston Gerontology 2022-2023 Impact Report

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Portraits of UMass Boston gerontology students and faculty members by University Photographer Javier Rivas 

From our leaders:
A year of growth and change

More than ever, we partner with older adults, communities, and organizations as we work toward enriching the lives of older people.

Jan Mutchler, PhD

Director, Gerontology Institute

“The Department of Gerontology had a strong year informed by our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

Edward A. Miller, PhD

Chair, Department of Gerontology

Meet UMass Boston Gerontology

A handful of our team members—a doctoral student, faculty members,
and staff directors—talk about their work within our areas of focus,
what they've learned, why it matters, and more.  
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Applied research, community engagement:
the Gerontology Institute’s four centers 

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Our Partners

Our Partners

Thanks to these organizations for their support of UMass Boston Gerontology:


AARP Foundation   

Arnold Ventures

Bacon Trust   

Borchard Foundation    

City of Boston   

Collective Insight 

Community Catalyst, Inc.   

Donaghue Foundation

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley  

Grantmakers In Aging, Inc.  

Harvard Medical School

Hebrew Senior Life   


Massachusetts Bar Foundation

Massachusetts Councils on Aging

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs   

Massachusetts Executive Office of Health
    and Human Services

Milbank Memorial Fund

Town of Natick

National Academy for State Health Policy

National Cancer Institute

National Council on Aging   

National Institutes of Health   

Bernard Osher Foundation

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute   

Planning Office for Urban Affairs Inc.

Point32Health Foundation 

Research Triangle Institute   

RRF Foundation for Aging 

The SCAN Foundation   

The Silver Century Foundation   

Henry & Marilyn Taub Foundation     

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

University of Massachusetts Medical School 

University of Wyoming

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Download a summary version of our impact report
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