Prof. Mike Martin
Prof. Dr. Mike Martin is professor for gerontology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. His research focus is on the causes of healthy aging (WHO, 2015; 2020) and quality of life stabilization in real life. He uses longitudinal studies combining measurements of abilities, skills, traits, goals, beliefs, high-density real life activities and environmental opportunities to test individual-specific and situation-aware predictor models of healthy aging for public health applications. He received his M.A. at The University of Georgia, his PhD at The University of Mainz, and his habilitation at The University of Heidelberg. He directs the Gerontology Center, the University Research Priority Program on Healthy Aging, and the UZH Healthy Longevity Innovation Cluster. He is a member of the WHO Working Group on Research Standards for Healthy Aging and coordinates a global network of research and innovation centers dedicated to healthy aging innovation.