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Cathleen C. Ruff, MS, PA-C

Associate Program Director - Didactic Curriculum

Cathleen C. Ruff, MS, PA-C

Course Director - Clinical Seminar

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Chair, Conference Curriculum Council – Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

Interprofessional Education & Development – Evaluation & Assessment Advisory Committee Assessment Committee, AMC

Certificate, Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program, School of Medicine, Denver CO, 1996; MS Cell Biology, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 1989; BS Cellular/Molecular Biology, Ft. Lewis College, Durango CO, 1986.

Ms. Ruff has been on faculty with the CHA/PA Program since 2001.  She began her faculty career as Academic Coordinator, and was promoted to Associate Program Director-Curriculum in May 2009.   In addition to her administrative duties, she has a variety of teaching responsibilities both in the CHA/PA Program and for the Anschutz Medical Campus. She has held educational committee positions at the state and national levels. Her areas of academic interest include curriculum design and student assessment.   Before joining the faculty she worked in family medicine for 5 years; and then practiced clinically at National Jewish Health for over 10 years in the out-patient pediatric clinic.
Ms. Ruff serves as a reviewer for several professional journals.