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Leadership

Meet our School of Medicine Leaders


Richard D. Krugman, MD

Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean CU School of Medicine

    • Board certified pediatrician; internationally renowned expert on child abuse and neglect; elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2005 Chair of Association of American Medical Colleges
    • Boards of Directors: Princeton University, Hasbro Children’s Foundation, Denver Health Medical Center
    • Dean of the School of Medicine since 1992 after serving as acting dean for 20 months.
    • President of University Physicians, Inc. ($275 million budget)

Senior Associate Deans

Douglas Jones Jr., MD

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

    • Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics; Subboard of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
    • Areas of Special Interest: Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
    • Teaching and Professional Positions: Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, CU School of Medicine
    • Professional Memberships and Societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Pediatric Society, Society for Pediatric Research
    • Honors, Awards, Chairs or Professional Activities: Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award, Federation of Pediatric Organizations; James E. Strain Award, The Children's Hospital Medical Staff; Chair Board of Directors, American Board of Pediatrics

Jane T. Schumaker

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance, and Executive Director of University Physicians Inc.  
  • Member and past chair, Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Practice; Member of University Health Systems Consortium Group Practice Council and past member of UHC Governing Board; past chair of Academic Practice Assembly of Medical Group Management Association and past president of Administrators of Internal Medicine
  • Former Associate Dean for Administration, University of Chicago, Biological Sciences Division & Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Former Senior Associate Dean and Chief Executive Officer, Faculty Group Practice, University of Florida
  • Former Chief Operating Officer, Faculty Practice, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Prior executive positions at University of Alabama Birmingham and University of Nebraska Medical Center

​Robert Anderson, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Education, LCME Faculty Accreditation Lead
  • Board certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
  • Extensively involved in medical student, resident and fellow education, faculty development and continuing medical education
  • Inaugural head and founder of the Division of Medical Humanities within the Department of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine

Associate Deans:

Business and Finance, Chief of Staff: Terri Carrothers
Child Health Associate - Physician Assistant Program: Jonathan Bowser, MS
Children's Hospital Colorado: Joan Bothner, MD
Colorado Area Health Education Center System: Mark Deutchman, MD
Continuing Medical Education: Ronald Gibbs, MD
Denver Health: J. Chris Carey, MD
Diversity and Inclusion: Christine Nyquist MD, MSPH
Educational Strategy: Eva Aagaard, MD
Faculty Affairs: Steven Lowenstein, MD
Graduate Medical Education: Carol Rumack, MD
Medical Student Life: Maureen Garrity, PhD
National Jewish Health: Gregory Downey, MD
Physical Therapy Program: Margaret Schenkman, PhD
Research Affairs: John Moorhead, PhD
Research Development: Richard Johnston, MD
Student Advocacy: John Repine, MD 
UPI/Affiliated Hospital Relations: Christiane Finlayson, MD
Veterans Administration Medical Center: Ellen Mangione, MD