Officers & Administration

The Officers and Administration work closely with the Board of Directors to create a vision for the institution. These leaders then work to implement that vision with all faculty, staff and supporters by recruiting great people and setting policy.




President and CEO


Michael Salem, MD  


Chair, Board of Directors


Blair E. Richardson,
Denver, CO


Vice Chairs, Board of Directors

Robin Chotin, Denver, CO

Don Silversmith, Denver, CO

Evan Zucker, Denver, CO


Secretary, Board of Directors

Robin Chotin, Denver, CO


Treasurer, Board of Directors

Larry Silverstein, New York, NY


Assistant Treasurer, Board of Directors,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial

Christine Forkner



Co-Chairs, Council of National Trustees

Stephen Siegel and Wendy Siegel, New York, NY


Vice Chair, Council of National Trustees

Albert D. Angel, West Orange, NJ


Regional Vice Chairs, Council of
National Trustees

Jeffrey Kapor, Los Angeles, CA

Tom Flexner, New York, NY

Gary Silversmith, Washington, DC

Bob Paller, Atlanta, GA

David Solomon, Houston, TX


Chief Information Officer

Laszlo Pook, MBA



Department Chairs


Chair, Department of Medicine

Richard Martin, MD


Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Erwin Gelfand, MD


Chair, Department of Radiology

Debra Dyer, MD


Chair, Department of Biomedical Research

Philippa Marrack, PhD



Executive Leadership


Chief Operating Officer

Ron Berge, MBA


Academic Affairs

Gregory Downey, MD


Chief Nursing Officer

Jeffrey Downing, RN


Chief Medical Officer

Stephen Frankel, MD, FCCM, FCCP


Executive Director, Quality & Safety

Gary Cott, MD


Vice President, Communications,

Lauren Green-Caldwell


Vice President, Human Resources

Sarah Walker


Vice President, Development

Lisa Tadiri



View list of Council of National Trustees.
View list of Board of Directors.