Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, a renowned cancer surgeon and accomplished administrative leader, has been named director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center to lead a $100 million investment in the program over the next five years. Schulick joined the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2012 and he is the Aragón/Gonzalez-Gíustí Chair of the Department of Surgery. He will continue in that role in addition to serving as director of the CU Cancer Center.
Schulick earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Johns Hopkins University in 1985, a medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1989, and a masters of business administration from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. He completed an advanced gastrointestinal surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, immunology and clinical pharmacology fellowships at the National Cancer Institute, and a surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.