DENVER — Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Health Services Corps Advisory Council, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and the Stroke Advisory Board.
The Colorado Health Service Corps Advisory Council acts as the state advisory body of the Colorado Health Service Corps and reviews applications received from health care professionals to participate in the program, subject to available appropriations. The Colorado Health Service Corps is a state, federal, and private partnership that seeks to improve access to health care professionals by repaying the educational loans of providers who agree to practice in areas with a health professional shortage. The program emphasizes long-term retention of health professionals in underserved communities and seeks to increase health equity for all Coloradans.