Denver Health and Hospital Authority (DHHA), formerly Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC), has 5105 square feet of basic science research space. This space includes 395 square feet dedicated to a freezer room for tissue sample storage and 560 square feet dedicated to a flow cytometry laboratory. An additional 5500 square feet is available on the sixth floor of Research Complex 2 at UCD Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.
DHHA is a public health center with a commitment to indigent care for Denver County. The hospital contains 415 beds and provides 911 EMS service for metropolitan Denver. DHHA also serves as the Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center and admits more than 3,800 acutely injured patients annually, and has a 20 bed surgical intensive care unit designed to care for critically injured patients.
DHHA animal housing center is adjacent to the Research laboratory and is a satellite of the University of Colorado Denver Laboratory Animal Care. The accreditation was granted by AAALAC since July 2003. The laboratory is managed by an AAALAC certified laboratory animal technician with the assistance of a licensed Veterinarian. Our animal operating suite is 441 square feet.