Ned Calonge, M.D., M.P.H.
President & CEO, The Colorado Trust
Ned Calonge, MD, serves as President and CEO of The Colorado Trust. Prior to joining The Colorado Trust in 2010, Dr. Calonge served as the Chief Medical Officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. He also served as the Chief of the Department of Preventive Medicine for the Colorado Permanente Medical Group and was a family physician for 10 years. His current academic appointments include serving as Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (UCD) and Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, UCD Colorado School of Public Health.
Suzanne Bakken, DNSc, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Director, Center for Evidence-based Practice in the Underserved
Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Suzanne Bakken, RN, DNSc, FAAN, is the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Following doctoral study in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, she completed a National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Informatics at Stanford University. She currently directs the Center for Evidence-based Practice in the Underserved and the Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics (RHeaDI) pre- and post-doctoral training program. Dr. Bakken also served as Principal Investigator of the AHRQ-funded Washington Heights Inwood Informatics Infrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness Research (WICER) and leads its follow-on study WICER 4 U, which focused on stakeholder engagement. She has also received funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Cancer Institute, and National Library of Medicine. Dr. Bakken has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers. In 2010, she received the Pathfinder Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research. She is an elected fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, American Academy of Nursing, American College of Medical Informatics, and a member of the Institute of Medicine.