David C. Goff, Jr., MD, PhD, FACP, FAHA, became Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health June 1, 2012. Prior to his role as Dean, Dr. Goff served as the Department Chair of Epidemiology and Prevention in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Dr. Goff’s 19 years of research, teaching, administration, community outreach and advocacy have earned him opportunities to serve on prominent committees with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Medicine. He has been active in supporting work that has a definite impact on public health, including cardiovascular disease. Under Goff’s leadership the Colorado School of Public Health will continue to play a key role in helping identify effective strategies to improve the health of our communities.
Prevention and understanding of heart disease and stroke, with a focus on issues related to diabetes
Duke University, BS, Manga cum Laude, with Departmental Distinction, Chemistry
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center, PhD Epidemiology