Eric Chess MD, JD

Director of the Financial Security and Cognitive Health Initiative
Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging

Dr. Chess joined The University of Denver’s Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging in 2017. He is a physician and lawyer with a focus on prevention and wellness. Dr. Chess has over a decade of experience as both a hospitalist and a primary care physician in internal medicine. In his role at the University, Dr. Chess has launched and directed the Financial Security and Cognitive Health Initiative, a multidisciplinary research and education program involving business, law, medicine, neuroscience, and social work. Additionally, Dr. Chess has been developing innovative programs and course work on evidence based prevention, health and wellness.