Dr. Kutner is a tenured Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine (GIM), Geriatric Medicine, and Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Kutner received her MD from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and completed residency training in internal medicine at UCSF. Subsequently, she completed a NRSA primary care research fellowship, earning an MSPH degree with honors, and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at UCD.
One of Dr. Kutner’s major contributions to the field is the development of the Population-based Palliative Care Research Network (PoPCRN). In addition to her research and mentoring activities, Dr. Kutner started and was the founding Director of the University of Colorado Hospital Palliative Care Consult Service. She continues to attend on this service and cares for internal medicine patients at University Internal Medicine Lowry. Dr. Kutner was named as the new holder of the Gordon Meiklejohn Endowed Chair in April, 2010.
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine