Dr. Bill Burman is the Director of Denver Public Health and a Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He joined Denver Public Health as an infectious disease physician in 1995 and directed its HIV treatment and research activities. Since 2011, Dr. Burman has led Denver Public Health, focusing on assessing health and building broad-based partnerships to improve the health of Denver’s community. Dr. Burman was the interim chief executive officer at Denver Health for nine months, from 2016-17.
Dr. Burman chairs the executive committee of the Mile High Health Alliance, a nonprofit that coordinates activities of medical, behavioral and social service providers in Denver. He also helped found the Metro Denver Partnership for Health, a group led by public health agencies serving the seven-county Denver metropolitan region.