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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is made up of two campuses: The Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO (CU Anschutz) and the campus in downtown Denver, CO (CU Denver). The Graduate School serves both campuses and has offices in each location for your convenience.


Campus Box 163
1380 Lawrence St., Room 1251
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217

Phone: 303-315-2183
Fax: 303-315-5829
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Mail Stop C296
Fitzsimons Building, W5107
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-2915
Fax: 303-724-2916
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Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
University offices close for some holidays and breaks as indicated in the campus holiday calendar.

Google Street Map CU Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus
Graduate School Staff


David Engelke, PhD

Inge Wefes, PhD
Senior Associate Dean

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  • Development of new graduate programs, career training opportunities, and scholarly events.
  • Program Director and Course Director, Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology MS Program.
  • Student progress and conduct oversight, CU Denver.

Shawna Cox, PhD
Assistant Dean

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  • Student progress and conduct oversight, CU Anschutz
  • Implement Graduate School policies and procedures
  • Recruitment support

Admissions and Student Progress

Teresa Bauer-Sogi
Program Manager, Admissions and Student Progress

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  • Matriculation and processing of incoming full-time and non-degree students (background check, immunization, orientation, fees, and enrollment), CU Anschutz.
  • Student progress review and approval, CU Anschutz.

Kelly Santa Maria
Director of Graduate Admissions (Interim)

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  • Oversight of graduate and non-degree applications, CU Denver.
  • Administrative support for graduate admissions and online applications, CU Denver.

Stephanie Puello
Student Progress Coordinator

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  • Resource for students, trainees, and faculty, CU Denver.
  • Student progress review and approval, CU Denver.
  • Review of graduate faculty appointments, thesis formatting, and student status, CU Denver.

Allison Gus
Application Specialist, College of Engineering and Applied Science

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  • Administrative and admissions support for CEAS applications and programs, CU Denver.
  • Management of CEAS student data and records.

Administrative and Academic Operations

Jordan Schiefer
IT Specialist

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  • Website development and maintenance for Graduate School and Graduate Programs
  • Technical, hardware, and software support

Elizabeth Downes
Finance and Accounting Coordinator

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  • Coming soon...

Lauren Field
Executive Assistant to the Dean

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  • Administrative support for Graduate School events, meetings, communications, and staff
  • Review of graduate faculty appointments, CU Anschutz
  • Support for travel arrangements and projects

Kenton Owsley
Manager of Academic Operations
Program Administrator

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  • Oversight of Academic operations and activities

Patricia Goggans
Events Coordinator

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  • Support and implementation of Graduate School events
  • Oversight of student assistants
  • Administrative support for Associate Dean

Susan Nagel, MS
Director of Finance and Accounting

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  • Support of Graduate School HR, compliance, purchasing, receivables, and payables
  • Management of travel awards, scholarships, stipends, and awards
  • Resource for training grant financial managements

Postdoctoral Office and Career Development Office

Bruce Mandt, PhD
Assistant Dean and Director, Postdoctoral Office and Career Development Office

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  • Oversight of postdoctoral-related issues
  • Management and coordination of campus-wide trainee career and professional development opportunities
  • Alumni and employer relations

Recruitment and Communications

Alaina Leverenz, MA
Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

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  • Develop and implement communication strategies for applications, admissions, and recruitment
  • Support for program marketing and advertising
  • Website development and maintenance for Graduate School and Graduate Programs

Kristine Sikora, PhD
Assistant Dean and Director, Recruitment

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  • Develop and implement recruitment and marketing strategies and materials for graduate programs
  • Graduate School liaison for outreach, communication, and marketing.

Program Administrators

Maia Evans
Program Administrator
Human Medical Genetics And Genomics | Structural Biology And Biochemistry

Shanelle Felder
Program Administrator
Biomedical Sciences Program | Pharmacology

Sabrena Heilman, MBA
Program Administrator
Molecular Biology

Jackie Milowski
Program Administrator
Pharmaceutical Sciences | Toxicology

Michele Parsons
Program Administrator
Immunology | Microbiology

Deanne Sylvester
Program Administrator
Integrated Physiology | Neuroscience

Patricia Goggans
Program Administrator
Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology Program (BSBT)

Caitlin Moloney
Program Administrator
Computational Bioscience | Cell Biology, Stem Cells And Development

Miranda McDevitt
Program Administrator
Cancer Biology

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