Category: Healthcare Leadership

From Patient to Advocate

Failure is what led Juan Carlos “JC” Montañez back to school. Not a typical type of failure like in a career or academia, but rather, kidney failure. JC was working on a multi-million dollar architecture project in Latin America when he had to start his life over. After beginning dialysis treatment back in the U.S., [...]

Captain Darren Howard: Achieving Success While Balancing Family and School

If anyone understands how to balance family life, work, and school, it’s Darren Howard. Father of four, active duty in the U.S. Air Force, and graduate student in University College’s Healthcare Leadership program, Darren is the epitome of going for your goals. “Juggling student and family life has been challenging,” he said. “But this program [...]

Building Content, Faculty, and Collaboration: New Healthcare Leadership Director Outlines Vision for Program

University College is pleased to introduce Dr. Bobbie Kite, the new Academic Director and Associate Professor for the Healthcare Leadership program. Dr. Kite comes from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where she served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the field of Biomedical Informatics and where she will remain an active adjunct faculty [...]

New Health Data Informatics and Analytics Program

University College is pleased to introduce a new master’s concentration or certificate area in Health Data Informatics and Analytics starting in summer 2017. This program prepares students to be at the forefront of the healthcare field, equipping them with the technical and leadership skills needed to thrive in the fastest growing field: informatics. “This is [...]

Memorial Service Announced for Dr. Irene Frederick

Dr. Irene Frederick — a champion of community healthcare and former academic director of the Healthcare Leadership program at University College — passed away on October 1, 2016 after a year-long battle with glioblastoma. Prior to joining the University of Denver community, Dr. Frederick was an obstetrician/gynecologist, dedicated to the care of underserved populations. From [...]

New JD and MS Dual Degree

The University of Denver now offers a dual degree between the Sturm College of Law and University College, where students may earn a Juris Doctor and Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership. Reducing cost and time to completion, students who pursue both a JD and MS will gain valuable healthcare skills—one of the highest growth [...]

Director Message – Healthcare Leadership

In the past week the country has faced a major public health scare. The arrival, and unfortunate death, of the gentleman from Liberia presents many questions and challenges. I would encourage you to follow these events closely. As healthcare leaders, think about how you would respond to these events. Could we as a country have [...]

Global Health Issue Webinar

By Dr. Irene Frederick Below you will find an email and a link to a webinar that is from a current Global Health presentation from the University of Minnesota. As you are probably aware, ebola virus is a major global health issue today. The arrival the patient in Texas this week adds a new layer [...]

Welcome to Healthcare Leadership

Welcome to the Healthcare Leadership program−designed to meet the growing need of healthcare professionals, or those transitioning to healthcare careers, to acquire the skills to address the challenges of healthcare reform. Three specialty areas with ample elective options allow you to design a degree program for your particular needs. You will have the opportunity to [...]