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Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging

Knoebel Institute

Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging

Institute Grand Opening


Thank you for celebrating the grand opening of the Engineering and Computer Science Building on Friday, October 14, 2015. Click here to see photos.

We also celebrated the grand opening of the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at the University of Denver on October 15, 2016. We had a great time and hope that you did too.

We would like to offer a special thanks to everyone who participated in our opening program. The Clermont Park Showstoppers Senior Choir began our program. DU cheerleaders joined the choir and the crowd sang along to a rousing rendition of the DU fight song.

Our featured speakers included

  • Dr. Alexander Leonessa, who recently completed a position as Director of the National Science Foundation General and Age-Related Disabilities Program 
  • Dr. Dean M. Hartley, Ph.D., Director of Science Initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association.

The program concluded with a performance piece directed by Lucianne Lajoie featuring seniors from Brookdale Senior Living.