Signature and Affiliate Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Pre-Health Program (UPP)

The program is ran out of the Office for Educational Outreach and Pathway Initiatives at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Students selected for this program are historically low-income and underrepresented in the health professions. Participants spend eight to twelve weeks working along side medical professionals and/or conducting research, and participating in workshops related to health disparities and cultural awareness. Participants in UPP also meet monthly throughout the academic year for Saturday Academy sessions on topics ranging from health disparities to professional development and leadership. 

Contact: Alisha Elliott | | UPP Homepage​

Colorado-Wyoming Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CO-WY AMP)

The Colorado-Wyoming Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CO-WY AMP) mission at the University of Colorado Denver is to increase the number of historically and currently underrepresented African American, Native American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, and Alaska Native students earning bachelor’s and graduate degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). CU Denver is one of the host institutions in Colorado and Wyoming. This program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation; our main administrative office is at Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Contact: Dominic F. Martinez, Ed.D. | | CO-WY AMP Homepage​