Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, became President and CEO of The Colorado Trust in 2010. Prior to joining The Trust, he served as Chief Medical Officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr. Calonge also served as Chief of the Department of Preventive Medicine for the Colorado Permanente Medical Group and was a family physician for 10 years. Dr. Calonge's current academic appointments include Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver (UCD) School of Medicine; and Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UCD Colorado School of Public Health.
Dr. Calonge serves on the Delta Dental Foundation and LiveWell Colorado boards of directors. Nationally, Dr. Calonge is past Chair of the United States Preventive Services Task Force and a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Task Force on Community Preventive Services. He is Chair of the CDC's Evaluating Genomic Applications for Practice and Prevention (EGAPP) Workgroup, and is a consultant for and past member of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau in the Health Resources and Services Administration. Dr. Calonge serves on the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, as well as the IOM's Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities. He is a past member and President of the Colorado Medical Board, the state physician-licensing board.
Dr. Calonge earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from The Colorado College, a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington and a Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado. He has been board-certified in both Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, and was elected to the IOM in 2011.