President Emerita, University of Colorado
Dr. Albino has a strong record of contributions as a leader in higher education. She is President Emerita of the University of Colorado and currently a Professor and Director of the Center for Native Oral Health Research in the Colorado School of Public Health. As Interim Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, she focused on long-term planning, infrastructure creation and the development of policy and practices for the newly accredited school, which is the Rocky Mountain region’s first and only school of public health. Dr. Albino most recently served the School of Public Health as Associate Dean for Planning and Development.
Dr. Albino’s work in health psychology has resulted in hundreds of scholarly publications and presentations. More recently, her interests also have included leadership development in higher education and the health sciences. She is Director of LITeS, a year-long leadership training program for senior scientists, sponsored by the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. She has served as president of the Society for Psychologists in Management and was named Distinguished Psychologist in Management by that group in 2013.
Dr. Albino received her baccalaureate and PhD degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, she also holds a graduate certificate in executive coaching from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York City in 2007. Previously, Albino served as Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and as President of Alliant International University in San Francisco.