Katie Lozano, MD, FACR, elected president-elect of the Colorado Medical Society
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 26, 2015
Contact: Dean Holzkamp, 303-748-6113, or Kate Alfano, 512-788-0085
Katie Lozano, MD, FACR, was elected president-elect of the Colorado Medical Society (CMS) at the organization’s 145th Annual Meeting in Breckenridge on Sept. 19. Dr. Lozano is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and is a private practice musculoskeletal radiologist with Radiology Imaging Associates and Invision Sally Jobe Imaging in Englewood, Colo.
CMS is the largest physician organization in the state, representing more than 7,500 physicians, physicians-in-training and medical students. Dr. Lozano will spend this year as president-elect under 2015 CMS President Michael Volz, MD, of Denver, and will be installed as CMS president in September 2016 during the CMS Annual Meeting in Keystone.
Dr. Lozano has a decorated record of service in organized medicine, having dedicated countless hours of time serving on numerous committees and in officer positions for the following organizations:
- American College of Radiology,
- American Medical Association,
- Colorado Medical Society (including as treasurer and a member of the board of directors),
- Colorado Physicians’ Congress on Health Care Reform,
- Colorado Radiological Society (including as president),
- Washington State Radiological Society, and
- Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert County Medical Society (including as president).
She also served on the Patient Advocacy and Ethics committees at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston as an intern and as co-director of the St. Vincent Student-Run Free Clinic in Galveston as a medical student. Among her many honors, she was awarded the American Medical Association Young Physician Leadership Award in 2007, the American Medical Women’s Association Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award and Achievement Citation in 1998, and received honorable mention as one of five nominees for the Gold-Headed Cane of the University of Texas at Galveston, the highest honor for graduating UTMB students.
Dr. Lozano has been involved with Engaged Benefit Design, a collaborative effort in Colorado providing resources and incentives for patients and their health care providers to make health care decisions based on patient values and medical evidence, and she currently volunteers on the board of directors for Doctors Care, a nonprofit Denver clinic for uninsured and underinsured patients.
She was awarded a medical degree with honors by the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, completed a transitional internship year at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, completed a radiology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle where she was chief resident, and completed a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship at the University of California – San Diego where she was chief fellow.
The Colorado Medical Society is a nonprofit organization whose membership comprises the majority of physicians, residents and medical students in Colorado. The Society’s mission is to promote the science and art of medicine, the betterment of public health, and the welfare of Colorado physicians and their patients.
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