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Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging

The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA) brings together key strengths from around campus and the region to address growing needs here in Denver and throughout the nation. Designed to address complex problems in depth, the Institute builds on DU's dedication to the public good by supporting research and scholarship on aging in a variety of disciplines. Lab scientists, social workers, psychologists, lawyers, education specialists, business faculty members, and others are routinely involved. The work of the Institute is truly collaborative work, leveraging the assets of the DU community in the discovery and design of knowledge and engagement across our campus and around the world.

Visit Us!

The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA) is a new multi-disciplinary institute on the University of Denver campus with a vision to improve the quality in life, wellness and community.

We are on the 5th floor of the Engineering and Computer Science Building and hope that you will visit us in person or online. We love to host visitors on our office side. With a request in advance, we can provide lab tours as well. To coordinate visits or tours contact

Useful links on COVID-19 Updates

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GSA TV featured KIHA.  Please watch full movie on KIHA below.

KIHA 3-Year Progress Report

The work presented in this 3-year report has taken place between the summer of 2016 and the summer of 2019, thus encompassing the first three years since we moved into the new space.  Please Click here to read full 3-Year Progress Report.