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General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Research

The Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at IU School of Medicine conducts cutting-edge patient-centered research using an interdisciplinary approach to science. Long-standing strengths of the Division include aging research, biomedical informatics and health services research. This team of investigators values and celebrates the success of individuals for their research accomplishments and nurtures the research careers of junior faculty and trainees while advancing the departmental research enterprise.

Internal Medicine and Geriatrics faculty are committed to the research mission of IU School of Medicine. Those mainly devoted to patient care and teaching missions also participate in scholarly activities through our Faculty Development Programs.

Get Research Updates

Research faculty throughout IU School of Medicine’s academic departments post updates about their work to the research updates blog. Stay up-to-date about medical research in pediatrics.

Research Partners

The division has a nationally and internationally recognized research program, with investigators exploring aging, health services, informatics, ethics, global health, palliative care and implementation science. Many investigators hold appointments in research centers and institutes both inside and outside of the Division.

IU Center for Aging Research

The Center for Aging Research pursues a wide variety of research topics that affect the aging population.

IU Center for Bioethics

Since 2001, the Center for Bioethics has hosted a robust program research and consultation to support researchers and further the discussion of ethics.

Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health works to build and expand upon an international leadership position in the burgeoning field of global health.

Center for Biomedical Informatics

This center focuses its efforts on enhancing healthcare through information technology solutions that generate knowledge about health, disease and treatment.


The Research in Palliative and End-of-Live Communication and Training center focuses on advancing research to help with communication and decision-making for patients with serious or life-threatening illness.

Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science

CHIIS provides education and engagement services to improve care and outcomes at lower costs with enhanced clinical experiences.

Health Services Research

Rare Disease Research

Regenstrief Institute -                                                    Center for Health Services Research

The William M. Tierney Center for Health Services Research at Regenstrief Institute works to improve the delivery and outcomes of health care through innovative use of health information, technology, and communication. 


Veteran Health Indiana -                                              Health Services Research and Development

The Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Center for Health Information and Communication (CHIC) group is a diverse group of researchers joining together to transform the healthcare system, both within and outside the VA so every patient receives consistent, high-quality care.