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November 26, 2019

Ken Langa is one of 22 UM scientists elected to AAAS

portrait of Kenneth LangaANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan led the nation with 22 faculty members elected as 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The U-M researchers are among 443 newly elected fellows announced today by AAAS.

The scientists and engineers were chosen as AAAS Fellows by their peers for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” U-M had more 2019 fellows than any other single university, according to AAAS.

Ken Langa is one of the 22 faculty members from the University of Michigan:

Kenneth M. Langa, Cyrus Sturgis Research Professor of Internal Medicine, professor of internal medicine, research professor, Institute of Gerontology, Medical School, research professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and professor of health management and policy, School of Public Health, for distinguished contributions to the fields of medicine and gerontology, particularly to the understanding of the risk factors and societal burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia.