Simon Hambidge MD, PhD

Chief Execuitve Officer, Denver Community Health Services

Dr. Hambidge is a pediatrician and Chief Executive Officer of Denver Community Health Services (DCHS) and Chief Ambulatory Officer at Denver Health, positions he has held since 2014. Dr. Hambidge was previously the Director of General Pediatrics for Community Health Services for 8 years. He is a Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at the University of Colorado, and has practiced at Denver Health since 1997. Dr. Hambidge is the Principal Investigator for Denver Health on the CDC-funded Vaccine Safety Datalink project. He has published numerous articles on topics such as vaccine safety and immunization delivery. Dr. Hambidge serves on the Board of Directors of the Denver Health Medical Plan, the Colorado Community Health Network (Board Chair), and the Community Health Association of Mountain and Plains States. He was appointed by Colorado’s governor to serve on the Medical Services Board of the state Medicaid agency, which determines Medicaid policy for Colorado.