Lilly Marks serves as Vice President for Health Affairs for the University of Colorado and Anschutz Medical Campus, which includes the university’s Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, College of Nursing and Graduate School and the University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado. Prior to her health campus leadership role, Ms. Marks spent two decades as both Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at the School of Medicine and as Executive Director of University Physicians, Inc., the 501(c)(3) faculty practice plan.
Ms. Marks has served as Chair, Board of Directors of the University of Colorado Hospital and is currently a board member of the Board of Directors of the UCHealth System, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the Advisory Board for Clinical Research of the National Institutes of Health, the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and the Rose Community Foundation. She is also a member of the AAMC Advisory Panel on Research and is a trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation.
The Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award was awarded to Ms. Marks in August 2012. She has been recognized by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce in 2014 as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Colorado. The April 2014 5280 Magazine recognized Ms. Marks as one of 50 Most Powerful People in Denver.
Ms. Marks is a frequent national speaker regarding medical school economics, health care and clinical practice management and leadership issues in academic medicine.