Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean CU School of Medicine
Former Jack D. Myers Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He joined Pitt in 2008 after more than two decades with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed research reports and co-authored chapters in two of the most well-known textbooks of internal medicine. His areas of interest include the genetic and environmental factors associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the role of alveolar macrophage enzymes in emphysema, COPD and lung cancer.
Graduated from Harvard Medical School after earning an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Dartmouth College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and later completed a fellowship there in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by that Board’s Pulmonary Subspecialty Board. He also holds a Board Certificate of Competence in Critical Care, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is a past chair of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Clinical Trials Study Section.
Head of the University of Colorado Division of Cardiology
Cardiovascular disease fellow program director and co-director of the University of Colorado Cardiovascular Institute
Primary investigator or co-primary investigator on multiple National Institutes of Health grants, focusing on the molecular and biochemical adaptations that characterize and drive pathologic cardiac hypertrophy
Author of more than 140 peer reviewed and invited manuscripts
Serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals and has also served as an elected member and president of the Association of University Cardiologists
Chief Medical Officer for CU Medicine
Former clinical chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine, vice chair of ambulatory specialty services and interim vice chair for integrated clinical services at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston
Master's degree in clinical epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health
Former assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School
Served on steering committees at the Brigham, co-investigator on several large multi-institutional projects and on national and international programs and committees evaluating treatment strategies and implications for health policy management
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs for the Icahn School of Medicine in New York City
Founding Executive Director of Rush University Medical Group and Vice President of Clinical Affairs at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
Former Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Systems Management at Rush University
Past President of the Academic Practice Plan Directors and past chair of the University HealthSystem Consortium Group Practice Council
Bachelor’s degree from the Manhattan College School of Engineering in New York and master’s degree in health administration from the University of South Florida College of Public Health in Tampa
Infectious disease physician who completed her medical school, residency, chief residency, and fellowship training at Emory University
Participated in curriculum reform at Emory and was an inaugural member of its longitudinal society coaching and teaching program
At the University of Pittsburgh, Zimmer directed the translational research track of the Master of Science in Clinical Research, and led four medical school courses, including Introduction to Being a Physician
Served for seven years as the UPMC internal medicine residency program director leader, leading an ACGME-sponsored education innovations project on approaches to post-graduate training, including team-based care, social determinants of health curriculum, safe handoffs, and reflective writing in medicine
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