Renee A King, MD, MPH is an Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Colorado Denver. She is the Director for the Global Health track at the School of Medicine as well as an executive board member for the UCD Center for Global Health. She did her residency in Emergency Medicine at St John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan, and then completed an International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC). While at UIC, she also received her Master’s of Public Health.
Dr. King has worked in emergency medicine teaching in northern Thailand and worked on community health projects in India, as well as Central and South America. Dr King is also interested in expanding the presence of global health teaching in medical schools and within the emergency medicine residency here in Denver, and is a member of the Joint US/Canadian Committee for Uniform Guidelines in Global Health Medical Education.
Currently, Dr. King has focused much of her global health work on capacity building, emergency medicine teaching, community health, and emergency development in Cap Haitien, Haiti. She was active in relief efforts in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January 12, 2010. She is also involved in local resource capacity research in Northern Haiti, as well as immigrant health research in Denver.