Richard D. Krugman, MD
Dr. Richard Krugman is vice chancellor for health affairs for the University of Colorado Denver and dean of the School of Medicine. Dr. Krugman is a graduate of Princeton University and earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. A board-certified pediatrician, he completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
From 1981 to 1992 Dr. Krugman served as director of the C. Henry Kempe National Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, and he has gained international prominence in the field of child abuse. He became dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in March 1992.
In his current role of vice chancellor at UCD, he supports the deans of Dental Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health, as well as the graduate school for the health sciences campus. He oversees all clinical programs of the university at its five affiliated hospitals. In addition, the Center on Aging, the Center of Bioethics and Humanities, the Colorado Area Health Education (AHEC) system and Risk Management report to Dr. Krugman.
Dr. Krugman is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). He is president of University Physicians Inc., the CU School of Medicine faculty practice plan. He serves on the board of The Children’s Hospital of Denver and has served on the boards of Princeton University, Denver Health and Hasbro Children’s Foundation.