Laura Borgelt, PharmD, MBA

Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives


Laura BourgeltLaura Borgelt, PharmD, MBA, is the associate vice chancellor of strategic initiatives for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, appointed September 14, 2020. 

Dr. Borgelt works closely with the senior leadership team on implementing a strategic visioning process for the campus, and designing and executing key campus-level initiatives. She also provides direction for our campus digital education activities, and supports partnerships and collaborations that strengthen each of our mission areas.

Dr. Borgelt has served the CU Anschutz Medical Campus for the last 20 years as an educator, clinician, scholar and administrator, most recently as associate dean of administration and operations and professor at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

She has held critical roles in developing and implementing strategic planning efforts for the pharmacy school, our campus, the university, state and national governments, and professional organizations. 

In addition to her strategic expertise, she is a prolific researcher and board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. Dr. Borgelt is regularly called upon in academic circles and beyond for her expertise in areas spanning women’s health and patient safety, cannabis science and medicine, and leadership.

Throughout her tenure, Dr. Borgelt has taught nearly 4,000 students and residents, and over 100,000 healthcare professionals from pharmacy, medicine, nursing, dental medicine and physical therapy. Dr. Borgelt has been recognized for excellence with numerous awards for teaching and mentorship, the University of Colorado Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, and selection for the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program.

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