Greenwood Village, CO
Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
John Westfall, MD, MPH, has devoted his career to improving health care in underserved rural and urban communities. He received his medical degree and MPH from the University of Kansas, and completed his family medicine residency at Rose Family Medicine in Denver. As the founder and director of the High Plains Research Network, he has developed strong links with community physicians, hospital administrators, and community members throughout rural and frontier eastern Colorado. The HPRN actively engages community members and practicing healthcare providers in the development and implementation of research through the Community Advisory Council. Westfall previously served as the Community Engagement Core Director for the Colorado Clinical Translational Science Institute and the Associate Dean for Rural Health. Today, Westfall focuses his academic efforts on integrating primary care, behavioral health, and community organizations to build communities of solution in rural Colorado.
Westfall served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from August 2016 to August 2019.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of March 10, 2016
- University of Colorado, Employer
- Colorado Health Foundation, Board Member
- North American Primary Care Research Group, Board Member