Meet Our Staff

Judy Regensteiner

Dr. Judy Regensteiner is the director of the Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research and distinguished professor of medicine in the divisions of internal medicine and cardiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She holds the Judith & Joseph Wagner Chair in Women's Health Research. Dr. Regensteiner's research expertise is in the cardiovascular effects of diabetes with a specific focus on women with type 2 diabetes since they appear to have more significant abnormalities than men with diabetes. Her lab has been funded for over 30 years and she has authored more than 170 research publications. She is also known for her research on peripheral arterial disease.



P: 303-724-2247



Devin Lynn

Devin Lynn

Communications Program Lead

Devin Lynn leads communication efforts for the Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research. He manages social media, web development, the newsletter and other Ludeman Center communications. Devin joined the team with significant expertise in internal and external communications at the University of Colorado having worked with the Office of Advancement and Employee Services. Originally from Wyoming, Devin earned a BS in Mass Communications from Black Hills State University and a MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado Denver. In his free time, Devin enjoys cooking, traveling and skiing. 


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Danae Booth

Business Services

Danae Booth manages the Business Services for the Ludeman Center, which focuses on financial and human resource areas. Her professional background includes 28 years in academic settings in various administrative and leadership roles at the University of Colorado and Will Cornell Medical College in New York City. Originally from Indiana where she received her BA and JD at Indiana University, she has lived in Colorado since 1990. When not in the office, Danae likes to volunteer with senior citizens and work in her large vegetable garden on a small farm in Nebraska. 



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Carly Pilius

Research Program Lead

Carly Pilius provides support with fundraising activities, programs, and education and outreach initiatives and communications with the Advisory Board, researchers, and other internal and external stakeholders. She brings significant development expertise to this role, having worked with the National Sports Center for the Disabled and the American Indian College Fund. Originally from Vermont, Carly earned her BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She loves skiing, climbing, and taking advantage of Denver’s 300+ days of sunshine.


P: 303-724-0305



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Elizabeth Hepworth

Senior Principal Gift Officer, Office of Advancement

Elizabeth Hepworth is a Senior Principal Gift Officer at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, providing philanthropic and strategic leadership to the Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research. Elizabeth has been in this role since 2007 and in development for over 25 years. She is inspired regularly by the commitment of community leaders when connected with their passion and vision to transform women’s health. Prior to development work Elizabeth was on the executive staff for the Governor of New Mexico for two terms. Elizabeth was born and raised in New Mexico and relocated to Denver with her husband who is a native. They have three daughters who keep them busy, but family hobbies include traveling and skiing. Elizabeth attended Drake University and the University of New Mexico.



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Colleen Church

Deputy Director | Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research

Colleen Church serves as the Deputy Director for the Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research. In this role, she partners with the Ludeman Center Director to manage the growth and development of the center’s operations and programs created to promote and advance the Ludeman Center’s strategic goals. Colleen joined the Ludeman Center with significant experience in philanthropy, strategy development, management, board relations and community engagement. She is driven by a passion for women’s health and well-being and the potential of science and advocacy to create more equitable outcomes. Colleen previously held a variety of leadership roles with Caring for Colorado Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office, the Presidents Leadership Class at CU-Boulder and Accenture. Originally from Littleton, Colleen earned a BA in History and Women’s Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master in Public Affairs from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Colleen enjoys hiking, skiing, swimming, reading, gatherings with friends and extended family, long walks, and family adventures with her daughter, son and husband.