Edward P. Havranek, M.D.
Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Staff Cardiologist, Denver Health Medical Center
Director of Health Services Research, Dener Health
Dr. Havranek received his medical degree from the University of Vermont, completed internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Colorado, and cardiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. He practices general cardiology at Denver’s municipal hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, and is Director of Health Services Research for Denver Health. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Havranek currently serves as chair of the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Annual Scientific Forum Program Committee, is a member of the Database Steering Committee for the American Heart Association, and a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for Colorado’s Regional Health Information Organization. He was a clinical coordinator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-sponsored National Heart Care Projects from 1999-2005, chair of the Care Standards Committee of the Heart Failure Society of America from 2002-2006, and a member of the governor’s Health Information Technology Advisory Committee for Colorado in 2008 and 2009. He serves on the editorial boards for several cardiology journals.
Dr. Havranek has had a long-standing interest in measuring and improving the quality of care for cardiovascular disease, particularly heart failure. His current funded research focuses on causes and solutions to the problems of health disparities based on race and ethnicity