The ECHO Colorado
board of directors announced today that John “Fred” Thomas, PhD, will succeed Tim Byers, MD, MPH, as Director of ECHO Colorado while Duane Pearson, MD, will serve as the program’s new associate director starting immediately.
Byers retired last month after a distinguished career at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
that began back in 1995. Most recently, he served as Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, Director of the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, Director of ECHO Colorado, and professor of Epidemiology in the Colorado School of Public Health
at CU Anschutz. In addition, he has served as the Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center.