Regional Institute on Aging

The Regional Institute on Aging (RIA) is:

  • A virtual research organization established by Wichita State University to serve the citizens of metropolitan Wichita, Sedgwick County, its adjacent counties, the state of Kansas, and, eventually, the surrounding Midwestern states.
  • An electronically linked consortium of investigators and organizations united by the vision of advancing research to enhance the lives of older adults.
  • An intellectual and scientific organizer for the university and its partners to facilitate, leverage, and expand ongoing research work.
  • Administratively headquartered in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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