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The Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program is a primary care training program preparing graduates for careers in clinical practice.

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​We are hiring! If you have an interest in conducting clinical research and a background in exercise physiology, we would love to hear from you. Click the below link for more information regarding the position and to apply!
Judy Regensteiner, PhD
Judy Regensteiner, PhD

Dr. Judy Regensteiner is a Professor in the Divisions of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Center for Women’s Health Research, Principal Investigator and Program Director for the “Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health” K-12 grant, and Assistant Division Head for Research in the division of General Internal Medicine. Her expertise is in the areas of women’s health, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

BA: University of Colorado, Boulder
MA: University of Colorado, Boulder
PhD: University of Colorado, Boulder

Rachel Aerne
Rachel Aerne

Rachel Aerne is the Assistant to Dr. Judy Regensteiner. She has over 15 years of Administrative/Executive Assistant as well as office management experience.

Amy Huebschmann, MD, MS
Amy Huebschmann, MD

Dr. Amy Huebschmann is an Associate Professor in the Division of Internal Medicine. Her research interests have focused on overcoming barriers to physical activity in patients with type 2 diabetes.

BS: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MS: University of Colorado, Denver
MD: Vanderbilt University

Irene Schauer, MD, PhD
Irene Schauer, MD, PhD

Dr. Irene Schauer is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes. Her research interests address the role of insulin resistance and fatty acid elevation in increased cardiovascular risk with the ultimate goal of identifying novel therapeutic targets for cardiovascular risk management.

BS: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD: University of California, Berkeley
MD: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Ian Leavitt, MS
Ian Leavitt, MS

BS: Adelphi University
MS: Northeastern University

Katie Rogers, MS
Katie Rogers, MS

BS: University of Wyoming
MS: Baylor University

Ryan Mays, PhD
Ryan Mays, PhD

Dr. Ryan Mays is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Cardiology. His research is looking into how exercise can improve walking ability and health outcomes for patients with peripheral vascular disease (PAD).

BS: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
MS: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
PhD: University of Pittsburgh
MPH: University of Colorado School of Public Health

Mark Bridenstine, MD
Mark Bridenstine, MD

Dr. Mark Bridenstine is a Fellow in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes. His interests lie in exploring the mechanisms of exercise impairment in type 2 diabetes.

BA: Gonzaga University
MD: University of Hawaii