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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Biological Sciences

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Teaching Professor - Director of Pre-Health Advising

Nancy Lorenzon

Nancy Lorenzon

Office:  SG Mudd 201

Office Phone: (303) 871-2871

E-mail: [email protected]




  • 1994 Ph.D., Anatomy and Neurobiology - University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center - Memphis, TN
  • 1988 B.S., Animal Behavior - Bucknell University - Lewisburg, PA


  • Director, Pre-Health Advising
  • Director, Professional Science Master's in Biomedical Sciences program

Dr. Lorenzon joined the University of Denver as faculty in Biological Sciences in 2007. Currently, she is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. In addition, she promotes education and research through her roles as Director of Pre-Health Advising, and Director of the Professional Sciences Master's in Biomedical Sciences program.

She teaches courses related to cell biology, neuroscience, ion channels, human disease, and medical ethics. In addition to her teaching, Dr. Lorenzon has been very active in developing programs and collaborations between the University of Denver and medical and research communities. Her areas of academic interest include: human biology, healthcare, health education and health equity. Dr. Lorenzon has been presented with a number of honors and awards for her teaching and advising of biology and pre-health students: Outstanding Faculty Service Award (2013); William T. Driscoll Master Educator Award (2016); Student Life Faculty Advisor of the Year (2016); Service Learning Faculty of the Year (2017); Faculty Pioneer Award (2017); and Undergraduate Faculty Career Champion (2016-2017).

Link to Lorenzon's publications through PubMed