Administration [Academic Offices Only]

Welcome to the Department of Neurology


Contact the administrative office of the Department of Neurology with academic concerns at:

Mailing address:        Mail Stop B182, Research Complex 2, 12700 East 19th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045

Courier address:       Research Complex 2, Room 5018, 12700 East 19th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045

E-Mail:                          Neurology-Administrative@ucdenver.edu

Training Verification: Neurology-Verify@ucdenver.edu

For all patient matters, please click here.

 

Neurology Faculty Administration

 Position Name
ChairKenneth L. Tyler, MD
Executive Vice ChairJohn R. Corboy, MD
Vice Chair - Basic Research​​Huntington Potter, PhD
Vice Chair - Clinical Research​Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD
Directors - Diversity, Equity & InclusionNicole Gonzales, MD
Karen Orjuela, MD
Vice Chair - Education​Al Anderson, MD
Vice Chair - Faculty Affairs & Promotions
Victoria Pelak, MD
Vice Chair - Quality ImprovementJennifer R. Simpson, MD
Director - Inpatient ServicesWilliam J. Jones, MD
Director - Outpatient Services
Associate Director
Samantha Holden, MD, MS
Anna A. Shah, MD

Medical Student Training
Director - Neurology Clinical Specialty
Director - Advanced Neurosciences Course
Associate Director


Trevor H. Hawkins, MD
Aaron M. Carlon, MD
Vera Fridman, MD

Residency Training Program
Director - Residency
Associate Directors



Douglas E. Ney, MD
Setareh Omran, MD
Robert W. Pratt, MD
Matthew S. West, MD

Neurology Service Chiefs at Hospital Affiliates

LocationName
Children's Hospital ColoradoTimothy J. Bernard, MD
Kelly G. Knupp, MD
Denver Health Medical CenterPatrick J. Bosque, MD
Denver Veterans Affairs Medical CenterMatthew S. West, MD
UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital​Brandon S. Pope, MD
University of Colorado HospitalKenneth L. Tyler, MD

 

Neurology Administrative Staff

 Position Name Phone

Administration & Finance Director

Alexander Stein, MS, MBA (303) 724-6346
​Business Services Program DirectorJoseph Daniels, MPH, MBA
 (303) 724-7928
​Business Services Program DirectorAngela Kirkpatrick, BA(303) 724-7928
Chair's Executive AssistantDiane Strong, MBA (303) 724-4327
Clinical Financial AnalystMary O'Connell (303) 724-6253
Finance ManagerKristie Fields (303) 724-8225
Human Resources ManagerJoshua Schwab, MS (303) 724-3871
Human Resources Senior Professional
Robert Hamilton, BS
(303) 724-0367
​IT ManagerDavid Vu, BS (303) 724-8656
IT Senior ProfessionalYuozas "Joe" Kripas, BS ​(303) 724-8656
Quality & Process Improvement ManagerLaura Palmer, BS (303) 724-8287
Research Business ManagerCaleb Arnold, BA ​(303) 724-7928

 

Neurology Subspecialty Administrative Staff

SubspecialityNameContact
Behavioral Neurology [Drs. Anderson, Bakeman, Bettcher, Filley, Holden, McConnell, & Pressman]Deanna RagsdalePhone: (303) 724-2046
Fax:  (303) 724-4082
Headache/Pain Medicine [Drs. Birlea, Burke, Evan, O'Brien & Wilhour]Deanna RagsdalePhone: (303) 724-2046
Fax:  (303) 724-4082
Epilepsy [Drs. Atwood, Chaudhry, DeStefano, Harid, Kaye, McDermott, Pellinen, Shrestha, Spitz & Strom]Travis Beckstead, MS -Program Manager
Linda Friedman
Phone: (720) 848-7812

Phone: (720) 848-8583
Fax: (720) 848-0194
Movement Disorders [Drs. Feuerstein, Forbes, Fullard, Hawkins, Kern, Lee, Leehey & Seeberger]Candace Ellman, MA
Linda Petrick
Phone: (303) 724-2194
Phone: (303) 724-8984
Fax: (303) 724-2212
Movement Disorders CenterNicole Leith, MS -Program Manager
Phone: (303) 724-8984
Fax:  (303) 724-2212
Neuro-Hospitalist & Stroke
[Drs. Barry, Carlson, Hughes, Jones,
Leppert, Omran, Orjuela, Pastula, Poisson, Ragole, Sauer, Simpson & West]

Ashley Runyan, BA -Program Manager
Cindilou Peniston, BA

Phone: (720) 848-8529
Phone: (720) 848-8534
Fax: (720) 848-0194

Neuro-Immunology (MS)
[Drs. Alvarez, Corboy, Gross, Piquet, Schreiner, Shah & Vollmer]
Colleen MoyaPhone: (303) 724-2187
Fax: (303) 724-0985
Neuro-Muscular
[Drs. Dixon, Foster, Fridman, Kennedy,  Quan, Ragole & Wicklund] 
Jacob Bockhorst, BAPhone: (303) 724-2188
Fax: (303) 724-2202
Neuro-Oncology
[Drs. Damek & Ney]
Jerri LuskPhone: (303) 724-2184
Fax: (303) 724-2213
Neuro-Ophthalmology
[Drs. Bennett & Pelak]
Jerri LuskPhone: (303) 724-2184
Fax: (303) 724-2213
Neuro-Palliative Care
[Dr. Vaughan]
Candace Ellman, MA​Phone: (303) 724-2194
Fax: (303) 724-2212

Research: VZV Research Group

[Drs. Bubak, Mahalingam & Nagel]

Cathy AllenPhone: (303) 724-4311
Fax: (303) 724-4329

 

Neurology Residency Program

ProgramNameInfo
Education DivisionAl Anderson, MDVice Chair
Residency Program

Douglas E. Ney, MD

Director
Residency Program

Setarah Omran, MD
Robert W. Pratt, MD

Matthew S. West, MD

Associate Directors

Education ManagerHannah Daniels, BS(303) 724-6533
Residency Education CoordinatorKatelynn Jennings, BA(303) 724-4330
Education Coordinator
Fabiana Estrella, BA(303) 724-8287

Training Verifications: Neurology-Verify@ucdenver.edu

 

Neurology Fellowship Program

 Program Name Info
Epilepsy FellowshipSamuel F. DeStefano, MDDirector
Headache Medicine FellowshipMarius Birlea, MDDirector
Movement Disorder FellowshipTrevor Hawkins, MDDirector
Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry FellowshipAl Anderson, MDDirector
Neuroimmunology FellowshipJohn R. Corboy, MD
Robert H. Gross, MD
Director
Assistant Director
Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections FellowshipDaniel M. Pastula, MD, MHSDirector
Neuromuscular Medicine / Clinical Pathology Fellowship

Dianna Quan, MD /

Matthew P. Wicklund, MD

Director / Director
Neuro-Oncology FellowshipDenise M. Damek, MDDirector
Neuro-Ophthalmology FellowshipVictoria S. Pelak, MDDirector
Neurovirology Research FellowshipMaria A. Nagel, MDDirector

Vascular Fellowship
Stroke Research Fellowship

Sharon N. Poisson, MDDirector
Fellowship Coordinator
Hannah Daniels, BS
(303) 724-6533

Training Verifications: Neurology-Verify@ucdenver.edu

 

Neurology Medical Student Clerkship and Electives

ProgramNameInfo
Medical Student TrainingTrevor H. Hawkins, MD
Director
Medical Student TrainingAaron M. Carlson, MD
Director
Medical Student TrainingVera Fridman, MDAssociate Director
Medical Student Education CoordinatorJonathan Rendon, BA
(303) 724-0324

 

Neurology Grand Rounds

ProgramNameInfo
Coordinator, Grand RoundsJonathan Rendon, BA(303) 724-0324

Neurology Clinical Research Staff

 

 Position Name Phone
Director, Clinical Research Program Haley Steinert, MS
(303) 724-4172
Program Manager, Clinical Research
Brooke Valdez, BA(303) 724-4172
Program Manager, Clinical Research Services
Jennifer Eggum, BS
(303) 724-7774
Clinical Research Finance Specialists

Marissa Lane, BS
Ricardo Mancillas, BA
Scott Peterson, BA
Nathan Suwarnasarn, BBA

(303) 724-4172
Clinical Research Recruitment SpecialistsRecruitment Specialists(303) 724-4644
Pre-Award Grants ProfessionalAnabel Adler, BA(303) 724-4172
PRO ManagerEric Engebretson, BS
(303) 724-4172
Regulatory Affairs CoordinatorMonica Murray, MPH
(303) 724-4172
Study Start-Up and Regulatory ManagerNicole Gendelman, MA(303) 724-4172