Member Societies & Council Members

IAGG has 73 member organizations in over 65 countries worldwide with a combined membership of over 45,100 professionnals : key opinion leaders in health & social services, housing & income support, research & education, public policy, administration & other areas, disciplines, and professions that impact older people and affect their quality of life.

IAGG is governed by a Council with representatives from each member society based on the number of members enrolled.

This section should reflect the current situation of each society member. To be fully proactive, please send texts in a Word format, attached documents in a PDF version and photos in a ".jpeg" extension.

ARGENTINA
Gerontology Association of Argentina (AGA) (251 members)

Miguel Angel Acanfora image

Félix Eduardo Nallim

President

E-mail Website

Miguel Angel Acanfora image

Miguel Ángel Acanfora

Council member

E-mail

ARGENTINA
Argentina Society Gerontology and Geriatrics (SAGG) (1503 members)

José Ricardo Jauregui image

José Ricardo Jauregui MD, PhD

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

Héctor Larrea image

Héctor Larrea

Council Member

E-mail Website

Hugo Alberto Schifis image

Hugo Alberto Schifis

Former President & Council Member

E-mail Website

AUSTRALIA
Australian Association of Gerontology (800 members)

Dr. Helen Feist

Dr. Helen Feist

President

AUSTRIA
Austrian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (445 members)

Regina Roller-Wirnsberger image

Regina Roller-Wirnsberger

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

Dr. Franz Kolland image

Dr. Franz Kolland

Council Member

E-mail

BELARUS
Belarusian Republican Gerontological Public Association(72 members)

Jean - Pierre Baeyens image

Andrei N. Ilnitski

Chairman and Council Member

E-mail

BELGIUM
Belgian Society for Gerontology and Geriatrics (566 members)

Nicolas Berg

Nicolas Berg

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

BOLIVIA
Bolivian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (67 members)

Jean - Pierre Baeyens image

Dr. Felipe melgar

President and Council Member

E-mail

BRAZIL
Brazilian Society Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG)

Dr. José Elias Soares Pinheiro image

Dr. José Elias Soares Pinheiro

President

E-mail

JACIRA DO NASCIMENTO SERRA image

Dra. Maria Angélica Santos Sanchez

Council Member

E-mail

RUBENS DE FRAGA JUNIOR image

Dr. Marianela Flores de Hekman

Council Member

E-mail

NAIRA DUTRA LEMOS image

Dra. Elizabete Viana de Freitas

Council Member

E-mail

BULGARIA
Bulgarian Association on Ageing (50 members)

  • Boulevard Vitosha 36, 1000 Sofia - BULGARIA
  • + 359 2 987 68 77
Ignat Petrov image

Ignat Petrov

President & Council Member

E-mail

CANADA
Canadian Association on Gerontology / Association Canadienne de Gérontologie (568 members)

Louise Plouffe image

Louise Plouffe

Council Member

E-mail Website

Maggie Gibson image

Suzanne Dupuis-Blanchard

President & Council Member

E-mail

CANADA
Canadian Geriatrics Society (380 members)

José Morais image

José Morais

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

CHILE
Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics of Chile (SGGCH) (157 members)

Ruben Alvarado Vera image

Ruben Alvarado Vera

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

CHINA
Gerontological Society of China (1501 members)

Piu Chan image

Piu Chan

Council Member

E-mail Website

Li Ben Gong image

Li Ben Gong

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

COLOMBIA
Colombian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (148 members)

Dr. Robinson Fabian Cuadros Cuadros image

Dr. Robinson Fabian Cuadros Cuadros

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

Dr. José Fernando Gomes Montes image

Dr. José Fernando Gomes Montes

Council member

COSTA RICA
Costa Rican Gerontological Association (66 members)

Johanna Fernández Gómez image

Johanna Fernández Gómez

President & Council Member

E-mail

CUBA
Cuban Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (168 members)

Humberto Arencibia Pérez image

Humberto Arencibia Pérez

President & Council Member

E-mail

CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (324 members)

PAVEL WEBER image

PAVEL WEBER PROF MD PHD

Council Member

E-mail

EVA TOPINKOVA image

EVA TOPINKOVA, PROF, MD, PHD

Council Member

E-mail

BOZENA JURASKOVA image

BOZENA JURASKOVA, MD, PHD

Council Member

E-mail

DENMARK
Danish Gerontological Society (327 members)

Tine Rostgaard image

Tine Rostgaard

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

ECUADOR
Ecuadorian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SECUGG) (60 members)

Dr. Diego Martínez P. image

Dra. Susana Tito Lucero

President & Council Member

ESTONIA
Estonian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (126 members)

Jelena Leibur image

Jelena Leibur

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

FINLAND
Finnish Gerontological Society (230 members)

Timo Strandberg image

Timo Strandberg

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

FRANCE
French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (Société Française de Gériatrie et Gérontologie) (4000 members)

Louise Plouffe image

Jean - PierreAquino

Council Member

E-mail Website

Gilles Berrut image

Gilles Berrut

Council Member

E-mail Website

Geneviève Ruault image

Geneviève Ruault

Council Member

E-mail Website

Bruno Vellas image

Bruno Vellas

Council Member

E-mail Profile

Olivier Hanon image

Olivier Hanon

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

GEORGIA
Georgian Society of Gerontology (50 members)

  • Research Institute of Therapy, Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 0102, Chachava street 3, Tbilisi, GEORGIA
  • +995 93 93 25 84
  • +995 32 30 64 38
  • tatianazubiashvili@yahoo.com
Nodar Kipshidze image

Nodar Kipshidze

President & Council Member

E-mail

GERMANY
German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (1188 members)

Dr. Astrid Hedtke-Becker

Dr. Astrid Hedtke-Becker

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

GREECE
Hellenic Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (120 members)

Nodar Kipshidze image

Karaitianos Ioannis

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

HONG KONG
Hong Kong Association of Gerontology (600 members)

Edward Leung image

Edward Leung

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

HONG KONG
Hong Kong Geriatrics Society (236 members)

  • Rm2A, 2/F, Ming Tak Centre, 135-137 Tung Chau Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • +852 2374 1289
  • +852 2396 6465
  • http://www.hkgs.org
Dr. James Luk image

Dr. James Luk

President and Council Member

E-mail Website

HUNGARY
Hungarian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (130 members)

Béla Székács image

Béla Székács

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

INDIA
Association of Gerontology India (200 members)

S.I. Rajan

S.I. Rajan

President & Council Member

E-mail

INDIA
Indian Academy of Geriatrics (822 members)

Dr S S Lehl

Dr S S Lehl

President and Council Member

E-mail

INDONESIA
Indonesian Society of Gerontology (200 members)

  • Wisma Daria, Jalan Iskandarsyah Raya-7, Jakarta 12160, INDONESIA
  • +62 21 722 2120
  • +62 21 724 73 54
  • sbudhi@indosat.net.id
Toni Setiabudhi image

Toni Setiabudhi

President & Council Member

E-mail

IRELAND
Irish Gerontological Society (300 members)

Prof. Mo Flynn

Prof. Mo Flynn

President & Council Member

E-mail

ISRAEL
Israel Gerontological Society (490 members)

Israel Doron image

YITZHAK BRICK

President

E-mail

ITALY
Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Società Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria) (1589 members)

Prof. Nicola Ferrara image

Prof. Nicola Ferrara

President

E-mail

ITALY
AssociazioneGeriatriExtraospedalieri –AGE (Geriatric Outpatient Association) (469 members)

Giuseppe Paolisso image

Salvatore Putignano

President and Council Member

E-mail

JAPAN
Japan Gerontological Society (4100 members)

  • Kyorin Bldg n°702, 4-2-1 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034, JAPAN
  • +81 3 38 14 81 04
  • +81 3 38 14 86 04
  • jgs@blue.ocn.ne.jp
Akira Homma image

Akira Homma

Council Member

E-mail

Kaoru Sakurai image

Kaoru Sakurai

Council Member

E-mail

Yasuyoshi Ouchi image

Yasuyoshi Ouchi

Council Member

E-mail

Isao Shimokawa image

Isao Shimokawa

Council Member

E-mail

Ichiro Kai image

Ichiro Kai

President & Council Member

E-mail

KAZAKHSTAN
Gerontological Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan (also called Society of Gerontologists) (250 members)

Giuseppe Paolisso image

Valery Vasilyevich Benberin

President and Council Member

E-mail

KENYA
Kenya Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (27 members)

  • Office No.16, Main Campus, Kynyatta University, P.O.Box 43844, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
  • +254 81 09 01/20 Exo. 3751
  • +254 81 15 75
  • kenyagerontology@gmail.com
Lucy Maina image

Lucy Maina

President and Council Member

E-mail

DR.VINCENT ONYWERA image

DR.VINCENT ONYWERA

Council Member

E-mail

DR. LUCY KATHURI image

DR. LUCY KATHURI

Council Member

E-mail

PROF. JUDITH KIMIYWE image

PROF. JUDITH KIMIYWE

Council Member

E-mail

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Federation of Korean Gerontological Societies (1827 members)

Byeong Kil Yeon image

Byeong Kil Yeon

Council Member

E-mail

Hyung Joon Yoo image

Hyung Joon Yoo

Council Member

E-mail

Hyung Joon Yoo image

Tae Hyun Kim

Council Member

E-mail

LUXEMBOURG
Association Luxembourgeoise de Gérontologie et Gériatrie (150 members)

Dr. Carine Federspiel image

Dr. Carine Federspiel

President

E-mail

Josée Thill image

Josée Thill

Council Member

E-mail

Akira Homma image

Dr Jean-Claude Leners

Council Member

E-mail

Naoki Maruyama image

Vibeke Walter

Council Member

E-mail

MALAYSIA
Gerontological Association of Malaysia (GEM) (100 members)

  • Persatuan Gerontology Malaysia 507-C, 3rd Floor, Diamond Complex, Jalan Medan Bangi, off Persiaran Bangi Business Park, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan - MALAYSIA
  • +60 3 82 10 09 19
  • +60 3 82 10 09 197
  • nazilehramli@yahoo.com
  • http://www.gem.org.my/
Abdul GhaibMohd Ghazali image

Abdul GhaibMohd Ghazali

President & Council Member

E-mail Website Profile

MALTA
Maltese Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (MAGG) (85 members)

Joseph Troisi image

Joseph Troisi

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

MEXICO
Mexican Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (356 members)

Dr. Ignacio Javier Orozco García image

Dr. Ignacio Javier Orozco García

President & Council Member

E-mail

MEXICO
Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology of Mexico (GEMAC) (181 members)

Dr. Samuel Bravo Williams image

Dr. Samuel Bravo Williams

President & Council Member

MONGOLIA
Mongolian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (50 members)

  • Tsagdaa street, Sukhbaatar district, Ulaanbaatar, 14192, Mongolia
  • +976 99 15 39 23
  • +976 11 35 08 01
  • Gerontocenter@mongol.net
Dulmaa Tungalag

Dulmaa Tungalag

Council Member

E-mail

NETHERLANDS
Dutch Society for Gerontology (200 members)

Prof. dr. G.I.J.M. Kempen

Prof. dr. G.I.J.M. Kempen

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

NEW ZEALAND
The New Zealand Association of Gerontology (114 members)

Stephen Neville image

Stephen Neville

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

NORWAY
Norwegian Gerontological Society (256 members)

Hilde Sylliaas image

Prof. Börje Bjelke

President

E-mail

Hilde Sylliaas image

Kari Midtbø Kristiansen

Vice President

E-mail

PANAMA
Panamanian Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology (54 members)

Diógenes Arjona image

Diógenes Arjona

President & Council Member

E-mail

PARAGUAY
Paraguayan Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (60 members)

  • Index SACI, Boqueron 676 casi Misiones, Asunción, PARAGUAY
  • + 595 21 20 38 60
  • pflecha@index.com.py
Dra. Dina Zelaya image

Dra. Dina Zelaya

President & Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Edgar Aguilera image

Dr. Edgar Aguilera

President & Council Member

E-mail

PERU
Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics of Peru (64 members)

Dr. Carlos Vela Barba image

Dr. Carlos Vela Barba

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

 image

Council member

E-mail E-mail

PHILIPPINES
Philippine Association of Gerontology (122 members)

no name image

Dr. Mary Gener Calalang

Council Member

E-mail

POLAND
Polish Society of Gerontology (500 members)

Prof. Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis image

Prof. Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis

President

E-mail

Prof. Piotr Błędowski image

Prof. Piotr Błędowski

Council Member

E-mail

Prof. Anna Skalska image

Prof. Anna Skalska

Council Member

E-mail

Piotr Bledowski image

Dr Jolanta Perek-Białas

Council Member

E-mail

PORTUGAL
Sociedade Portuguesa de Geriatria e Gerontologia (81 members)

Manuel Carrageta image

Manuel Carrageta

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

PUERTO RICO
Society of Gerontology of Puerto Rico (55 members)

Lcda. Julita Ortiz Marin image

Lcda. Julita Ortiz Marin

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

ROMANIA
Romanian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (200 members)

  • Str. Caldarusani Nr.9, Sector 1, COD 011241, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
  • +4 031 805 93 00
  • +4 021 223 14 80
  • srgg@yahoo.com
Gabriel IoanPrada image

Gabriel IoanPrada

President & Council Member

E-mail

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2540 members)

Vladimir K. Khavinson image

Vladimir K. Khavinson

Council Member

E-mail Website

Olga N. Mikhailova image

Olga N. Mikhailova

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

Vladimir N. Anisimov image

Vladimir N. Anisimov

Council Member

E-mail Website

SAN MARINO
San Marino Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (56 members)

Giuseppe Paolisso image

Giancarlo Ghironzi

President and Council Member

E-mail

SERBIA
Gerontological Society of Serbia (50 members)

Milos Nemanjic image

Milos Nemanjic

President & Council Member

E-mail Website Profile

SINGAPORE
Gerontological Society of Singapore (165 members)

Goh Lee Gan image

Goh Lee Gan

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

SLOVAKIA
Slovak Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (239 members)

Zoltan Mikes image

Zoltan Mikes

President & Council Member

E-mail

SLOVENIA
Gerontological Association of Slovenia (Gerontološko društvo Slovenije) (160 members)

Danica Hrovatic image

Danica Hrovatic

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

SOUTH AFRICA
South African Geriatrics Society (85 members)

  • c/o Dr Brent TIPPING, P.O. Box 2041, Houghton - Johannesburg 2072, SOUTH AFRICA
  • +27 11 726 00 03
  • + 27 11 726 00 02
  • drkjb.ross@gmail.com
Brent Tipping image

Willem Mollentze

President & Council Member

E-mail

Brent Tipping image

Kathleen Ross

Secretary / Treasurer

E-mail

SOUTH AFRICA
South African Gerontological Association

Ingrid Olmesdahl image

Ingrid Olmesdahl

President & Council Member

E-mail

SPAIN
Spanish Society of Geriatric Medicine (Sociedad Española de Medicina Geriátrica) SEMEG (240 members)

Juan F. Macias Nunez image

Dr. Álvaro Casas Herrero

President & Council Member

Website

SPAIN
Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (Sociedad Española de Geriatría y Gerontología (2316 members)

Dr.JOSÉ ANTONIO LÓPEZ TRIGO image

Dr. JOSÉ ANTONIO LÓPEZ TRIGO

President

E-mail

DR. ALFONSO CRUZ-JENTOFT image

DR. ALFONSO CRUZ-JENTOFT

Council Member

E-mail

DR. NICOLÁS MARTÍNEZ-VELILLA image

DR. NICOLÁS MARTÍNEZ-VELILLA

Council Member

E-mail

DR. JAVIER YANGUAS-LEZAUN image

DR. JAVIER YANGUAS-LEZAUN

Council Member

E-mail

SWEDEN
Swedish Gerontological Society (257 members)

  • c/o Veronica WALLROTH,National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL), Linkoping Universitet, 60174 Norrkoping, SWEDEN
  • +46 11 36 33 24
  • info@sgs.nu
  • http://www.sgs.nu/
Sandra Torres image

Prof. Susanne Iwarsson

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

Prof. TORBJÖRN SVENSSON image

Prof. TORBJÖRN SVENSSON

Council Member

E-mail

Prof. SOFI FRISTEDT image

Prof. SOFI FRISTEDT

Council Member

E-mail

SWITZERLAND
Swiss Society of Gerontology SGG-SSG (1600 members)

Dr. Stefanie Becker image

Elisabeth Striffeler

President

E-mail

TAIWAN
Chinese Taipei Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (1510 members)

Chia-Ming Li image

Cheng-Chieh Lin, M.D., PhD

President

E-mail

Chia-Ming Li image

Chia-Ming Li

Council Member

E-mail

Ching - Yu Chen image

Shinn-Jang Hwang

Council Member

E-mail Website

THAILAND
Thai Society of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (335 members)

Sutthichai Jitapunkul image

Sutthichai Jitapunkul

President & Council Member

E-mail

TUNISIA
Tunisian Association of Gerontology - ATUGER (72 members)

Radhouane Gouiaa image

Radhouane Gouiaa

President & Council Member

E-mail

TURKEY
National Association of Social and Applied Gerontology - Turkey (54 members)

Emine Ayik Tufan image

Emine Ayik Tufan

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

TURKEY
Turkish Geriatrics Society (182 members)

Yesim Gokce Kutsal image

Yesim Gokce Kutsal

President & Council Member

E-mail Website Profile

TURKEY
Academic Geriatrics Society (AGS) (116 members)

Giuseppe Paolisso image

Servet Ariogul

President and Council Member

E-mail

UKRAINE
Ukrainian Gerontology and Geriatrics Society (250 members)

  • Academy of Medical Sciences, 67, Vyshgorodskaya Str., 04114 Kiev, UKRANIA
  • +380 44 430 40 68
  • +380 44 432 99 56
  • ig@geront.kiev.ua
Vladislav V. Bezrukov image

Vladislav V. Bezrukov

President & Council Member

E-mail

UNITED KINGDOM
British Geriatrics Society (3000 members)

David Oliver image

Prof. David Oliver

President

E-mail

Colin Nee image

Mr. Colin Nee

Chief Executive Officer

E-mail Website

UNITED KINGDOM
British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) (150 members)

Anne Mc Ardle image

Anne Mc Ardle

Council Member

E-mail Website

UNITED KINGDOM
British Society of Gerontology (414 members)

Robin Means image

Robin Means

President & Council Member

E-mail Website

UNITED STATES
Gerontological Society of America (5500 members)

Dr. Barbara Resnick

President & Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Rosemary Blieszner

Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Harvey Jay J. Cohen

Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Roger J. McCarter

Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Terrie F. Wetle

Council Member

E-mail

James Appleby

Council Member

E-mail

URUGUAY
Uruguayan Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (174 members)

DRA. GRACIELA ACOSTA Acosta

DRA. GRACIELA ACOSTA

President & Council Member

E-mail

Dr. Fernando Botta

Dr. Fernando Botta

Council member

E-mail

VENEZUELA, BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF
Sociedad Venezolana de Geriatria Y Gerontologia

Jesus Enrique Mazzei Berti image

Jesus Enrique Mazzei Berti

President & Council Member

E-mail Website