Founded in 2010 with a $1.25 million gift from Rodney and Marjorie Fink, our regionwide incubator stimulates, coordinates, and disseminates research and training in various aspects of the field of aging

Research and program grants from national, local, and individual donors and foundations enable us to convene communitywide partnerships and create synergies across disciplines and settings

    – Find new treatments and develop new methods and systems of care delivery,
      and tailor them to local needs and resources
    – Build capacity to provide population-appropriate complex care and services
        ◊ by supporting geriatric components in local training programs
        ◊ by addressing specialized workforce shortage
            · through targeted recruitment to the area
            · by supporting specialty tracks in local training programs

Impact: Raise level of gerontological knowledge at all levels of care delivery and support services; develop workforce solutions; exert positive economic impact on area

Activities: Perform and support research and teaching in clinical and academic arenas and in industry; host clinical/research training rotations; carry out educational forums for professionals and public


Read more about IMPARA in the MD News cover feature from November, 2010 here