Stuart Kassan, M.D. ‘72, member of the George Washington University (GW) board of trustees and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Dean’s Council, was named a ‘Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine’ at the University of Colorado (CU) Denver School of Medicine. This is the highest award a clinical faculty member at CU can achieve. In addition to his roles as the medical director at the Infusion Center of Denver, the chief medical officer of Multispecialty Physician Partners, and as a clinical professor of medicine at CU, he is also in private practice at Colorado Arthritis Associates.
“We are thrilled Dr. Kassan’s significant contributions to the field of rheumatology are being recognized by his peers,” said Greg Meadows, CEO of Multispecialty Physician Partners. “He’s been a tireless innovator and educator who has contributed greatly to the medical field’s knowledge about lupus and arthritis.”
The award of ‘Distinguished Clinical Professor’ is given to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research, have a record of excellence in clinical teaching, and have provided outstanding service to their field and to CU. Kassan began teaching at the CU Denver School of Medicine in 1978. He was also recently elected as a Master of the American College of Rheumatology.
In addition to his academic work, Kassan has served as the medical director of the Infusion Center of Denver since the clinic opened its doors in 2009. The center provides intravenous therapies for patients suffering from a wide range of chronic illnesses in a comfortable and convenient outpatient setting.