Denise Downs

  • Senior Curriculum Specialist

Denise Downs is the Senior Curriculum Specialist who coordinates the first and second year Clinical Experiences course, the October Geriatrics course and the Spring Assessment Week course for third year students, the Clinical Pharmacology Integrated Life Sciences selective and the required Get Ready for Residency Boot Camp for fourth year students.

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.