The overall mission of the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology at The Ohio State University is to foster through teaching, research, and consultation the cost-effective delivery of high-quality health and social services to meet the needs of society’s older citizens.

Why pursue a career in aging?

Office Leadership

Program Manager Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Bechtel

  • Program Manager
Christopher Nguyen PhD

Christopher Nguyen, PhD

  • Faculty Director


The Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology maintains several memberships with geriatric and gerontology associations and societies so that we may be better informed about aging events, information and opportunities for networking and extending gerontological education. For more information, click on the links below.

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