Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Colorado
Executive Vice Chancellor, Anschutz Medical Campus
Lilly Marks serves as vice president for health affairs for the University of Colorado and executive vice chancellor in charge of the Anschutz Medical Campus which is comprised of the University’s Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing and Graduate School and the University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Prior to assuming this University position, Ms. Marks spent two decades in the concurrent positions of senior associate dean for finance and administration of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and as executive director of University Physicians, Inc., a 501(c)(3) that operates as the centralized faculty practice plan.
Ms. Marks is the chair of the Board of Directors of the University of Colorado Hospital and a member of the University of Colorado Health System Board, a member of the Board of Directors of Children’s Hospital Colorado, the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and is a trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation. Ms. Marks is also on the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers. She is a member of Rose Community Foundation's Health Committee. In January 2013, Ms. Marks was appointed to a 3-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Denver Branch Board of Directors. In 2008-2009, Ms. Marks served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Healthcare Reform to Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
The Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award was awarded to Ms. Marks in August 2012.
Ms. Marks is a frequent national speaker on topics related to medical school economics, health care and clinical practice management, and leadership issues in academic medicine.