Barbara Curiel, MD
Barbara Curiel is a Family Physician and a patient with Multiple Sclerosis, diagnosed in 2009. She has relapsing remitting MS. Initially upon her diagnosis, she continued to work in clinical, educational, and administrative work within the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She served as Medical Director of the A. F. Williams Family Medicine Clinic and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Family Medicine as well as a Family Physician for her patients.
After several years, the illness became more debilitating and she took a medical retirement in late 2012. As both a physician and a patient with Multiple Sclerosis, she provides a unique perspective about living with the daily challenges of a chronic disease and therapeutic options for treatment and support.