Office of Clinical Affairs

Clinical Affairs Senior Associate Dean

AF-220Anne Fuhlbrigge, MD, MS, is in the CU Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care and serves as the School of Medicine Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and as Chief Medical Officer for CU Medicine​. She is the former Vice Chair for Ambulatory Specialty Services and Integrated Clinical Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Fuhlbrigge received her MD and Internal Medicine training from Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes Hospital and her Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at BWH/BIDMC combined program with a master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. She most recently held positions at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Channing Division of Network Medicine. 

Clinical Affairs Associate Deans

Finlayson-195Christina Finlayson, MD, is a Professor in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, specializing in GI Tumor and Endocrine Surgery, appointed to the faculty in 1998. Dr. Finlayson is a graduate of the University Of Utah School Of Medicine and completed her residency training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.  She completed her fellowship in surgical oncology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Denver Academy of Surgery. She was appointed the Associate Medical Director of CU Medicine and became an Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in 2009.

 

Glasheen-107x150Jeffrey J. Glasheen, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado where he is the Vice Chair for the Department of Medicine and Chief Quality Officer of University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Glasheen attended the University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine and completed his residency training, including a chief residency year, at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In 2012 he was named the Director of the University of Colorado's Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency. This pioneering program is charged with enhancing the quality and safety of the care provided at the University of Colorado Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Colorado. 

 

AdelAdel Younoszai​, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics - Cardiology at the University of Colorado and serves as the Associate Medical Director of CU Medicine, for Child Health as well as Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Dr. Younoszai is a graduate of the University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Cardiac Imaging, The Children's Hospital Co-Director of the Single Ventricle Care Program.

 

 

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Karen Chacko, MD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she has worked since 2000. She graduated from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and then completed her residency, including a chief resident year, at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Chacko has been highly involved in residency education, specifically with the Primary Care Internal Medicine residency program. She is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and is actively involved with the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and Society of General Internal Medicine. Through her work to date, she has been engaged with the healthcare community of Colorado, and she currently serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Outreach for the school of medicine.

Contact us:

Clinical Affairs

  • Dr. Anne Fuhlbrigge, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
  • Matthew A. Thompson, Clinical Quality Project Manager, Clinical Affairs Administration, (303) 724-7736
  • Michelle "Shelley" Wall, Business Services Professional, Clinical Affairs Administration, (303) 724-7965