Richard Krugman, MD

Richard D. Krugman, MD, an IOM member, was the first vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and served as dean for 25 years. In this role, he supported the deans of the schools of dental medicine, pharmacy and public health, the college of nursing and the graduate school for the health sciences. He oversaw all clinical programs of the university at its five affiliated hospitals; the center on aging, the center of bioethics and humanities, the Colorado Area Health Education (AHEC) system and risk management also reported to him. A graduate of Princeton, Dr. Krugman earned his medical degree at NY University and did his pediatric internship and residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is a board-certified pediatrician, and a recognized international authority in child abuse prevention. One of the many positions he held before becoming dean was director of the Kempe Center for the prevention and treatment of child abuse where he has returned to continue the work he started years ago.

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