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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Selects Dr. John H. Sampson as Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

AURORA, Colo. (May 16, 2024) – Following a competitive national search, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is proud to announce that John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MHSc, MBA, has been selected as the University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for CU Anschutz, effective July 1, 2024. He will bring more than two decades of clinical and academic leadership to the CU School of Medicine, aiming to expand on the transformational tenure of current Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD. 


Author Staff | Publish Date May 16, 2024
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Community    Equity Diversity and Inclusion    Leadership   

New Center for Health Equity Executive Director Brings Passion to Mission

While new to her position as executive director of the recently launched Center for Health Equity, Deborah Parra-Medina, MPH, PhD, FAAHB, already has a vested interest. Parra-Medina followed her eldest daughter and grandchildren to Colorado, so her professional mission of ensuring healthy and thriving communities is personal.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 20, 2024
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Research    Education    Community    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Leadership   

Cathy Bradley Named Colorado School of Public Health Dean

On Aug. 1, Cathy Bradley, PhD, will take the reins of the Colorado School of Public Health, becoming the fourth dean in school history and the first woman appointed to the position, following interim deans Judith Albino and Elaine Morrato. Bradley will succeed Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, who hasheld the post since October 2017.


Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date June 06, 2023
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Faculty    Leadership   

Center for Bioengineering Announces New Director

Kristyn S. Masters, PhD, has been appointed chair of the University of Colorado Denver Department of Bioengineering and the director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Center for Bioengineering, following an extensive national search. These coupled roles provide the leadership to the unique cross-campus bioengineering program.  For the past seven years, Masters has served as professor and vice chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 18, 2023
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Graduate Program    Leadership

New Graduate School Dean Takes the Helm

Jennifer Richer, PhD, takes the helm Feb. 1 as the new dean of the Graduate School. A member of the University of Colorado community for nearly 30 years, Richer has been a longtime member of the School of Medicine faculty, a committed researcher and educator, and a passionate mentor to future leaders in research. 


Author Trisha Kendall | Publish Date January 30, 2023
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