Promoting informed decision-making and actions for the best health and well-being.
Pepper Center Rounds
The Northwestern Pepper Center and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers Present Pepper Center Rounds. Join us as Julie Faieta presents HEALTH APP REVIEW TOOL: Evaluating Technology for Exceptional Users on Friday, March 17th, 2023 at 12:00 PM CT.
View Previous Rounds on our YouTube Channel
Pepper Scholar 2023 Cohort
Call for applications: Research in Aging for early career investigators
Northwestern’s Pepper Center Pilot Projects – Pepper Award Applications Open
Webinar: Pepper Scholars' Program Application
On January 26, 2023 the Northwestern Pepper Center Directors spoke more about the upcoming application to the Northwestern Pepper Scholars' Program. View Webinar
The Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA), a member center of Northwestern's Institute for Public Health and Medicine, is committed to promoting informed decision-making and actions leading to optimal health and well-being among individuals and families over the life span.
Michael Wolf, PhD, MPH, MA, Director, Center for Applied Research on Aging
Our ResearchCAHRA unites faculty across clinical disciplines and from cognitive, behavioral, social and public health sciences toward a common focus on: (1) Investigations of cognitive, psychosocial, community and health system factors that affect a person’s ability to manage health, and (2) The design, pragmatic evaluation and dissemination of effective, equitable, scalable healthcare and public health interventions seeking to influence health-related behaviors and outcomes
Our center includes six key research programs and has a current portfolio of 18 active projects. Read more about our work here: