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Warren Capell, MD

phone:  (303) 860-9900

Clinician-Scientist, CPC Clinical Research
University of Colorado Denver

Warren Capell is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes.  He served as a Co-Chair for the Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) from 2007-2011, and then as COMIRB’s Director from 2011-2015.  In this role, he became involved in research ethics and regulations.  He currently is a Clinician-Scientist at CPC Clinical Research, helping to run clinical trials, and remains active in the research and regulatory infrastructure at UCD.

  • Undergraduate Education: Pomona College, Claremont, CA
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
  • Residency/Fellowship: University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

  • Lipids and cardiovascular disease
  • Clinical trials
  • Research subject autonomy and informed consent
  • Quality Improvement vs. research
  • Ethical and regulatory issues in biobanking
  • IRB function