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Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS


Professor of Medicine, Kenneth Poirier Endowed Chair
Associate Head for Clinical Affairs, Cardiology
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS is the Associate Division Head for Clinical Affairs in Cardiology, Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure, and Co-Director of the Colorado Program for Patient-Centered Decisions at the University of Colorado, in Aurora.  Dr. Allen’s interests include anticipating progression into end-stage heart failure and then helping patients make tough choices regarding invasive therapies and palliative options. Dr. Allen recently completed the PCORI-funded DECIDE-LVAD trial on patient decision support and is the AHA-funded EPIC-HF trial on patient engagement in heart failure medication prescribing. Meanwhile, Dr. Allen keeps himself clinically grounded by regularly seeing patients with heart failure, LVADs, and transplants, and is consistently voted as one of Denver’s “Top Doctors” in 5280 Magazine.