William Riddick Whitehead
Dr. Whitehead was the consulting surgeon at Arapaho County Hospital. He was one of the founders of the Denver College of Medicine in 1881, President of the Denver Medical Association in 1877, President of the Colorado State Medical Society, 1883. Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Colorado Medical School 1883-1885. In 1883, he was the first Professor of anatomy and physiology at University of Colorado Department of Medicine and Surgery.