The Goldsen Institute is an innovation hub that conducts research on vulnerable populations and creates interventions that improve their health, wellness and longevity. The Institute is dedicated to building a world where people of all ages thrive throughout their lives. The Institute’s innovative approach disrupts traditional intervention models and supports new practices that enhance how people live, work and age in their communities.
To inspire significant and scalable social change, the Institute collaborates with University of Washington faculty, research staff, students and community members to discover and share innovative tools and programs. As thought-leaders, Institute researchers help to shape ideas that influence cultural and policy change for a more just society. Finally, the Institute fosters continuous dialogue to create practical solutions for urgent issues confronting diverse populations and to strengthen global health and well-being.