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University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

FACULTY


Administrative Facult​​y
  

Linda Montgomery, MD

Director, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Education: Harvard U., A.B., Cornell U., M.A., University of Florida, M.D.

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site:​ A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Are​as of Interest: Dr. Montgomery enjoys caring for patients of all ages and has special interests in women’s health and chronic disease management. She also has strong involvement in residency curricular innovation and evidence-based medicine.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Dr. Montgomery is board certified in Family Medicine. She came to AFW in late 2006 from the University of Florida where she completed her residency, served as chief resident, and stayed on as faculty. She has won multiple program and departmental teaching awards. She was recently selected President of the Family Practice Inquiry Network.

Personal Interests: When not in clinic, she can often be seen running or hiking with her husband, three children, and a mutt.

 

Corey Lyon, DO

Education: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Women's Health, to include women's health procedures and OB care. Taking care of newborns and pediatric patients. Also enjoys chronic disease management and practicing evidence-based preventive care. Training residents in full-scope Family Medicine procedures and evidence-based medicine.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Board certified in Family Medicine. Came to AFW in 2011 from Research Family Medicine Residency Program in Kansas City where he served as a faculty for four years. Awarded the Faculty of the Year Award for 2011-2012. Was awarded the Resident Advocacy Award, given by the residents at his previous program. He also completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina in 2009. Dr. Lyon completed his residency with the Navy at Naval Hospital Jacksonville then served three years in the Navy at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy. While in residency, he served as Chief Resident and was awarded the STFM Residency Teaching Award. 

Personal Interests: When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. As a dad of 3 girls, activities include dance, dress up and tea parties. When not playing with his daughters, he enjoys golf, soccer, going to Colorado State University football games and watching football as often as possible.​

E-mail: Corey.Lyon@ucdenver.edu
Thomas J. Staff, MD, MPH

Education: Georgetown University, BA-Theology; Georgetown University School of Medicine; West Suburban Medical Center Family Medicine Residency; PCC Community Wellness Center-Maternal Child Health Fellowship; University of Illinois, Chicago-Masters in Public Health, Health Policy and Administration

Attending Site: Lowry Family Health Center, Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Hill Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Community Health, MCH, workforce issues/education & training of family physicians, Equity in healthcare outcomes

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Associate Director, Denver Health Track, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Personal Interests: My family; outdoors--hiking, camping, skiing; issues of social justice; Chicago Cubs

E-mail: Thomas.Staff@ucdenver.edu​

MD/DO Faculty
  

Grace​ Alfonsi, MD

Education: University of Pittsburgh Medical School; Cook County Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Chief Resident; University of Colorado Primary Care Research Fellowship

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Denver Health Medical Plan Clinic, Westwood Neighborhood Health Center, Denver Metro Health Clinic

Medical Areas of Interest: STDs, weight management, women's health issues

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Outstanding Clinician Award from Denver Health

Personal Interests: family, personal fitness, singing, Jane Austen, pop culture

E-mail address: Grace.Alfonsi@dhha.org

 


Katheri​ne Anderson, MD

Education: Colorado College - BA cum Laude, French and Political Science, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency Clinica Campesina in Lafayette, Colorado

Attending Site: Park Hill Family Health Center, Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Park Hill Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: women's health, preventive health, benign breast disease

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Primary Care Research Fellow

Personal Interests: travel, languages, reading, golf, family time


Morris A​skenazi, MD

Education: University of Texas Health Sciences Center - San Antonio; University of Colorado Residency - Rose Hospital

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: La Casa-Quigg Newton Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: informatics, chronic diseases, obstetrics, procedures

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Senior Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine


Melissa Bea​gle, MD, MPH

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Preceptor Site: Lowry (likely in the near future)

Clinic Site: La Casa Quigg-Newton

Medical Areas of Interest: Maternal-child Health, Obstetrics, Procedures, Public and Community Health

Awards: Currently appointed to the Maternal Wellness Preconception Health Advisory Committee through the Colorado Department of Public Health

Personal Interests: Family and Friends, Cooking, Gardening, Photography, Reading, Travel


Michael J. Benavi​dez, MD

Education: University of Notre Dame, undergraduate; St. Louis University School of Medicine, medical school

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Family Medicine, Diabetes & Refugee Health

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: 5280 Magazine Top Doc - Family Medicine, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Doctor-Patient Relationship Award

Personal Interests: Spending time with family, college football (especially Notre Dame), golf & computers


Heather Blea​cher, MD

Education: Princeton University, A.B.; Tufts University School of Medicine, MD; University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medical Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medical Center

Medical Areas of Interest: General primary care, Women's health

Personal Interests: Running, spending time with my growing family, cooking, hiking/camping


Michae​l H. Bross, MD

Education: University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, University of Arkansas AHEC Pine Bluff Family Medicine Residency

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: geriatrics, health care delivery systems

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Director of the Family Medicine Service at University Hospital, Added Qualifications in Geriatrics, Golden Stethoscope Award x 3 for excellence in clinical teaching

Personal Interests: Nordic skiing, fishing


Daniel J. Bu​rke, MD

Associate Vice Chair for Educational Program Development

Education: University of Massachusetts Medical School, medical school; University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine & State University of New York Department of Family Medicine, residency

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Graduate Medical Education, Practice Management, Quality Improvement

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Teacher of the Year

Personal Interests: Home remodeling


Jeffrey ​J. Cain, MD

Education: Oregon Health Sciences University; Mercy Family Medicine Residency, residency & chief residency; Michigan State University, faculty development fellowship

Attending Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Medical activism, tobacco prevention/cessation, co-founder of Tar Wars - a national children's tobacco-free education program

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: President of the American Academy of Family Physicans, Chief of Family Medicine at Children's Hospital in Denver, STFM Advocacy Award, Star Award - AAFP Tar Wars, Willamette University Distinguished Alumni Citation, AAFP Public Health Award, Smithsonian Institution Paul Garber Award in Aerodynamics, WHO Special Recognition Medal in tobacco control

Personal Interests: Skiing, bicycling, barnstorming, bad puns


Colleen Conry, ​MD, ABFP

Education: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, medical school, residency, chief residency

Attending Site: University Hospital, including OB

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center, Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Resident education, competency-based education, cancer prevention

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: American Cancer Society Cancer Control Fellow, Medical Director for Colorado Women's Cancer Center Control Initiative

Personal Interests: Spending time with her family, hiking, camping, and canoeing


Kurt Cook, MD

Education: Westmont College, Santa Barbara, BA; University of Southern California, MD; International Health and Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MSc; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, DTM&H; North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, CO, Residency

Precepting Site: Denver Health Lowry Family Health Clinic

Clinic Site: Denver Health Westwood Clinic

Medical Areas of Interest: Health in developing countries; tropical medicine, tuberculosis; public health; cross-cultural health care; health of immigrants; sexually transmitted diseases

Personal Interests: hiking, running, exploring the mountains, travelling, spending time with wife and kids


Brandy Deffenbacher, MD

Education: University of Colorado Boulder, BS; University of Northern Colorado: University of Colorado School of Medicine MD; University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Residency

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Women's Health, Procedures, Medical Education

Personal Interests: Mountain and road biking, skiing, crocheting/knitting, reading mystery novels, gardening, traveling and walking my dogs.


Frank Verloin deGruy, MD, MSFM

Chair, University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine

Education: Princeton University, A.B.; University of South Alabama College of Medicine, medical school; Medical Center in Columbus, GA, residency; Case Western Reserve University, MSFM, Faculty Development Fellowship

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center, Rose Medical Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Mental health care in primary care settings, somatization

Personal Interests: Skiing, science fiction


Mark Deutchman, MD

Education: Ohio State University, undergraduate, medical school; Family Medicine Spokane, Family Medicine residency

Attending Site: A.F. Williams, University Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Maternity care, diagnostic ultrasonography, surgery, endoscopy

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: UCHSC Innovation in Education, AAFP Teacher of the Year

Personal Interests: Outdoor activities, woodworking


Karen (Inger) Fedde, MD

Education: University of Colorado School of Medicine; University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry FHC

Clinic Site: Park Hill FMC

Medical Areas of Interest: Refugees, social justice in medicine, patients

Personal Interests: The grand parade of life


David L. Gaspar, MD, FCFP

Education: University of Western Ontario Faculty of Medicine, medical school; University of Western Ontario Family Medicine Residency; Michigan State University, Primary Care Faculty Development fellowship

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Undergraduate medical education, drug utilization and pharmaceutical marketing, curriculum development and design

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, DFM Predoctoral Education Director, University of Colorado Family Medicine Clerkship Director, Clinical Block Director of Rural and Community Care, Assistant Director Ambulatory Care of the Adult Clinical Block

Personal Interests: Wine, travel, North American history, tennis


Larry Green, MD

Education: University of Oklahoma, BA Psychology (1969); Baylor Medical School (1973); University of Rochester and Highland Hospital Residency (1976)

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Integration of mental health services into primary care

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Founding Director, Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network (1978); Member, Institute of Medicine (1991-present); Modern Medicine Award for Distinguished Achievement (1991), Curtis G. Hames Award for Career Accomplishment in Family Medicine Research (1998) ; Founding Director, The Robert Graham Policy Center (1998); Green-Edelman Chair (1999); Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research (2004); The Robert Graham Physician Executive Award (2005); The Larry A. Green Visiting Scholar Program established (2006); Epperson-Zorn Chair for Innovation in Family Medicine (2008)

Personal Interests: Loving up grandchildren, fly fishing, skiing, reading, movie-going


Robert Keeley, MD

Education: Stanford University, Medical School; University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine / St. Anthony's Family Medicine Residency, Denver

Attending Site: Denver Health

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Level One Physicians' Clilnic, Denver Health

Medical Areas of Interest: Consulting methods (motivational interviewing), chronic pain, depression, cardiovascular disease.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Distinguished Paper, NAPCRG 2003

Personal Interests: Fishing, beekeeping, watching hockey


Barbara F. Kelly, MD

Education: University of North Carolina Medical School

Attending Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Obstetrics and gynecology, women's health care, wellness and fitness

Personal Interests: Family, fiber arts, racewalking, scuba diving, skiing, hiking, good books


Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH

Education: Tehran Islamic Azad University, Medical School; University of Michigan, Master of Public Health, Family Medicine Residency, and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Sports Medicine, prenatal care, obstetrics, and medical education

Personal Interests: Soccer, bicycling, mountain hiking, and nature photography


Kyle Knierim, MD

Education: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medical; University of Colorado Denver Family Medicine Residency (University Track)

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Appointments: Dr. Knierim is board certified in Family Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Colorado, serving as Chief Resident during his third year. He stayed to join the faculty and participate in the new PCMH fellowship.

Medical Areas of Interest: Dr. Knierim enjoys caring for patients of all ages and has a particular interest in office procedures, pediatrics, and practice improvement.

Personal Interests: Family, skiing, hiking, biking, camping, discovering new restaurants, good books.


Amber Koch-Laking, MD

Education: University of Wisconsin (2002) BS, Neurobiology; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine (2006); Rose Family Medicine Residency, Colorado (2009)

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Westwood Family Health Center

Areas of interest: Obstetrics, outpatient surgical procedures, women's health

Awards, recognitions, appointments: Chief Resident, Rose Family Medicine; 2010-2011 University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine Clinical Rising Star Award

Personal Interests: Hiking, camping, ethnic cuisine


Richard Kornfeld, MD

Education: Undergraduate: University of Colorado Boulder; Medical School: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Swedish Hospital

Attending Site: Denver Health

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Family Health Center


Daniel Kortsch, MD

Education: Eastern University, Honors Biology; University of Virginia School of Medicine; Chestnut Hill Family Medicine Residency, Philadelphia

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center Hospital; Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Webb Center for Primary Care

Areas of interest: Tobacco cessation, outpatient surgical procedures, tropical medicine

Personal Interests: camping, rock climbing, alpine mountaineering, and photography


Caroline LeClair, DO

Education: Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin, Madison; Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Internship: Oakland General Hospital, Madison Heights MI Residency Family Medicine, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital, Denver Colorado

Attending Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Urgent care, Women's Health, Preventative Care


Jay H. Lee, MD

Education: Pomona College, BA; New York University, MD; University of Colorado Family Medicine, Denver Health Track, residency

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Westwood Family Health Clinic

Medical Areas of Interest: International medicine, procedures and practice improvement

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; Board Member, Colorado Health Service Corps; Teacher of the Year Award, U of CO Schoolof Medicine Department of Family Medicine (2006-2007)

Personal Interests: Ultimate frisbee, telemark skiing, and world travel


Lucy Loomis, MD

Education: Case Western Reserve, medical school; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, MSPH

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Family Health Center, La Casa Quigg Newton

Medical Areas of Interest: Women's care, contraception, case management of high risk families, cancer screening, and office redesign

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Director of Family Medicine at Denver Health, 2010 Leadership Award, University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine

Personal Interests: Gardening, skiing, and bicycling


Wendy S. Madigosky, MD

Education: George Washington University, medical school; Rose Medical Center & University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, family medicine residency; University of Missouri-Columbia, MS in Medical Education

Attending Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Medical education, patient safety, health care quality, integrative medicine, ethics

Personal Interests: Traveling and being outdoors


Michelle C. Mang, MD

Education: State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: La Mariposa Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Providing health care to underserved communities

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: SUNY at Buffalo's Academic Excellence in Family Medicine

Personal Interests: Traveling, reading mysteries, providing a safe, happy (and silly) home to our recently adopted children


 
John Na​gle, MPA
 

Associate Director for Education, U of CO Family Medicine Residency
Director of the Fourth-Year Family Medicine Residency Program Pilot

 

Education: University of Rochester, BA; University of Colorado at Denver, MPA

 

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center / Lowry Family Health Center

 

Medical Areas of Interest: Patient safety, risk communication, age-appropriate screening, health promotion/disease prevention; community medicine.

 

Personal Interests: Mountain biking, crossword puzzles, wood carving.

 

Lara Penny, MD

Education: Dartmouth/ Brown School of Medicine 1996; Residency: UCSF San Francisco General Hospital 1996-1999

Attending Site: Inpatient Adult Family Medicine Service, Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Team Lead at Montbello FHC

Medical Areas of Interest: Community Health, Chronic Disease Management, Group Medical Visits

Personal Interests: Slam dancing with my three crazy boys, ice hockey, cycling and running


Eric Peterson, MD

Education: Undergraduate – Wesleyan University - Connecticut, Medical School - University of Arizona

Residency: Saint Anthony’s Family Medicine, Denver

Attending Site: Denver Health Medical Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Medicine Clinic

Clinic: Park Hill Family Medicine Clinic

Medical Areas of Interest: Rural Medicine and Family Practice Models (Indian Health Service in particular), Addressing and preventing medical errors.

Personal Interests: Family time with my kids and parents takes up most of extra energy. But I also enjoy talking about African history (I was in the Peace Corps in Congo), sports and current events.


Jena Reichel, MD

Education: University of Colorado SOM, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Denver, CO

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Precepting Site: AF Williams Family Medicine Clinic

Clinic Site: AF Williams Family Medicine Clinic

Medical Areas of Interest: Full scope family medicine, Women's health

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Instructor, University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine

Personal Interests: Family, Hiking, Cycling, and Cooking.

Michael Russum, MD

Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School, medical school

Attending Site: La Casa Quigg Newton

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: La Casa Quigg Newton

Medical Areas of Interest: Sports medicine, men's health, diabetes

Personal Interests: Family, athletics, reading, and hiking


Andrew Schiavoni, MD

Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine 2000, Lawrence Family Practice Residency Program 2003, Obstetrical Fellowship UCHSC and Clinica Campesina 2007

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Clinic

Clinic Sites: LCQN and Westwood

 

Medical Areas of Interest: Obstetrics , International Medicine, Working with students/residents

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Senior Instructor University of Colorado School of Medicine, AECOM-Univ of Paris VI Scholar, MD with Research Distinction

Personal Interests: Rural international health promotion, spending time with family, reading, hiking/camping


Anna Svircev, M.D., MPH

Education: Undergraduate - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Graduate - Emory University School of Public Health, Medical School - Arizona College of osteopathic Medicine, Residency - Unviersity of Colorado, Other - Atlanta School of Mass

Clinic Site: Park Meadows Family Medicine Clinic, University of Colorado Hospital

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Senior Instructor, University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine, AF Williams Resident of the Year 2011

Medical Areas of Interest: Adolescent Medicine, Women's Health, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Residency Education

Personal Interests: Spenidng time with family including twin boys and a dog, swimming,hiking and yoga


FAC​​ULTY SCHOLARS
  

Alexandra Johnson, MD

Education: Mills College, Biology; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency (University Track)

Attending Site: University of Colorado Hospital and Swedish Medical Center


Haley Ringwood, MD, MPH

Education: Duke University, Interdisciplinary: Psychosocial Aspects of Health & Illness; University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Public Health; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine; University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency (Denver Health Track)

Attending Site: Denver Health


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FAC​​ULTY
  

Shandra Brown Levey, PHD

Shandra Brown Levey, PhD, was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She graduated as an honors scholar from Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania majoring in both psychology and art therapy. During her undergraduate education, she was inducted into Psy Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Dr. Brown Levey then attained an M.S. in art therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.

After working clinically for a year she went to Chicago, Illinois, to attain a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She completed an internship at Park Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana and a post-doctoral fellowship in primary care psychology at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine. She is currently an instructor at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and works as an integrated primary care psychologist and researcher.

Dr. Brown Levey's research interests include primary care psychology, cognitive vulnerability to depression, health behavior change, and instrument validation.

Dr. Brown Levey lives in Westminster, Colorado with her husband and daughter; and enjoys snowboarding, hiking, scuba diving, volunteering, and traveling.


Samantha Pelican Monson, PsyD

Education: University of Denver, PsyD

Attending Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Refugee mental health, empathic communication in the physician-patient relationship, motivational interviewing

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Paul Harris Fellowship, Impact Award, Breath of Life Award; Senior Clinical Instructor

Personal Interests: International travel, water-skiing, winter hut trips, and raising my twins


Deborah J. Seymou​​r, PsyD

Education: University of Denver, Psy.D.

Attending Site: University Hospital

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Doctor-patient relationship and communication, medical education, developmental/ psychodynamic approaches in primary care, refugee mental health, international consultation in integrated primary care

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado Chancellor's Diversity Recognition Award (2009), Teacher of the Year award Department of Family Medicine (2006), Director of Behavior Science in Family Medicine (1996-2010)

Personal Interests: Parrots, pirates, skiing, Bikram yoga, and traveling


Joanna Stratto​n, PhD

Education: University of Chicago, M.A.; University of Denver, Ph.D. Counseling Psychology

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, post-doctoral fellowship

Professional Areas of Interest: Integrated healthcare, couples counseling, research methods, program evaluation, gender issues, graduate teaching and training

 

Personal Interests: Running and skiing


PHARMACY FACULTY
  

Laura Bo​rgelt, PharmD, BCPS

Education: University of Iowa, BS; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, PharmD; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center/Kaiser, residency

Attending Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Pharmacotherapy

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: President's Excellence in Teaching Award

Personal Interests: Swimming, biking, snowboarding, golf, and spending time with family


Joseph J.​ Saseen , PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Education: SUNY at Buffalo, BS in Pharmacy; SUNY at Buffalo, PharmD; University of Illinois / University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Ambulatory Care Fellowship

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center and University of Colorado Hospital Family Medicine Service

Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center and University of Colorado Hospital

Medical Areas of Interest: Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado Chancellors Excellence in Teaching Award 2011, Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Personal Interests: Mountain biking, snowboarding, NFL football

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