Kenneth M. Langa

Research Professor, SRC-Health Econ & Publc Policy
Professor, Int Med-General Medicine
Research Professor, Institute Of Gerontology
Professor, Health Management And Policy
Kenneth M. Langa


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. He is currently focusing on the relationship of cardiovascular risk factors to cognitive decline and dementia in middle-age and older adults. In 2007, Dr. Langa was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge where he established collaborations with an interdisciplinary research team performing cross-national comparisons of the epidemiology and outcomes of dementia in the United States and England.