Andrew Thorburn, Ph.D., will become interim director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center for the next six months. On July 1, Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D., will assume the post. Theodorescu currently is director of the Mellon Urologic Cancer Institute at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Thorburn, who has served as deputy director of the center, also is an associate director for cancer prevention and control at the center, and is associate dean for public health practice at the Colorado School of Public Health.
For the past year, Tim Byers, M.D., M.P.H., served as interim director of the Cancer Center. He will return to his duties as deputy director of the center and as an associate director for cancer prevention and control.