Denise Downs

  • Patient Centered Care Coordinator

Denise Downs is the Patient Centered Care (PCC) Coordinator.  She oversees all courses and events within the Patient Centered Care block in the Foundations phase of the curriculum.  She also provides support to the Longitudinal Alliance Program (LAP) by working directly with the students and matching them with patients within our community.

Denise has an Associate of Science and previously worked as a board certified Diagnostic Vascular Sonographer. She has also worked as a staff member at the School of Medicine with the Standardized Patient Program and the Department of General Internal Medicine. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh in 2000, she worked as a Legal Librarian and Paralegal in Portland, OR.

Outside of work Denise fills her time enjoying literature, film, music, and travel.