The Duke Aging Center was founded in 1955 as the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and is the longest continuously funded aging center in the USA. Our legacy of excellence in aging research and education continues into a new era, built on our historical successes.
Read more about the Aging Center's history:
The Duke Center for the Study of Aging: One of our earliest roots (The Gerontologist, 2014)The Duke Center for the Study of Aging: One of Our Earliest Roots
Dr. George Maddox's 7-part history of the Aging Center from The Center Reportcenter-history-complete-series.pdf