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Center for Adolescent Health

Older Adult


The PAPRN+ Older Adult Working Group is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of researchers and leaders committed to raising awareness of and promoting policies and priorities on active aging through shared research and evaluation. This Working Group is a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Physical Activity Policy Research Network (PAPRN) thematic research network of the Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program.


The mission of the PAPRN+ Older Adult Working Group is to build a network of researchers and leaders from academia, non-profit organizations, government, and other funding agencies to increase the amount and quality of research and evaluation in the area of active aging to support and facilitate the development and implementation of evidence-informed policies and practices.


To inform health policies and practices related to active aging by providing rigorous, policy-relevant research and evaluation.

Short-Term Goals

Long-Term Goals

Working Group Co-Chairs

Working Group Member Bios