AAAC Candidate – Jevtovic-Todorovic

Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, MD, PhD, MBA

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic is the inaugural tenured CU Medicine Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic received her graduate education at the University of Belgrade School of Medicine in Serbia (MD), and the University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago (PhD), and completed residency training in Anesthesia at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She earned her MBA degree from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, VA, and received the Harold Carron Professor of Anesthesiology Endowment from the University of Virginia Health System during her tenure on the faculty there.

Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic is a practicing anesthesiologist, and has been a clinician scientist for over 25 years. Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic has been federally funded for over 20 years, and has published over 115 peer-reviewed publications, and 11 patents. She has received numerous grants from organizations such as the National Institute of Health, March of Dimes, the American Heart Association, and the American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic served as a Chair of the National Institute of Health’s Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Trauma study section. She also serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, and the Associate Editorial Board for British Journal of Anaesthesia. She also serves as an Associate Editor for BMC Anesthesiology, and Anesthesiology. Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic has been a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Anaesthetic Pharmacology since 2007, and served as the Chairman in 2015.

In her role as a PI, Dr. Jevtovic-Todorovic has mentored and trained over 50 graduate students, medical students, and post-docs. As Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, her focus extends to the mentorship and growth of junior faculty, expanding clinical programs, and increasing collaboration with the School of Medicine and surrounding community.