Dr. Capell joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology in 2005. Prior to that, he received his undergraduate education at Pomona College in Claremont, CA where he received a bachelor of arts in 1992. He then attended the University of Washington in Seattle, WA where he received his medical degree in 1996. He went on to do his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO from 1996 to 1999. He remained at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center for a fellowship in Endocrinology, which he completed in 2003. Dr. Capell has also been on staff at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, CO since 2005 as a clinical Endocrinologist. Since 2011, he has been serving as the Director of the Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB), the IRB for University of Colorado Denver and its affiliate institutions.