Kenneth M. Langa

Kenneth M. Langa

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Ph.D., Health Policy, University of Chicago M.D., Medicine, University of Chicago

klanga@umich.edu

Dr. Langa’s research focuses on the epidemiology and costs of chronic disease in older adults, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Dr. Langa’s is currently studying the relationship of cardiovascular risk factors to cognitive decline and dementia in middle-age and older adults.  He serves as an Associate Director for the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and as a MiCDA Advisory Panel Member.