Dr. Ehrhart is the Director of the Columbine Health System Center for Healthy Aging at CSU and a Full Professor in the Department of Clinical Sicences. She holds the Ross M Wilkins MD Limb Preservation Foundation University Chair in Musculoskeletal Biology and Oncology at CSU and is the Director of the Laboratory of Comparative Musculoskeletal Oncology and Traumatology. Dr Ehrhart is a veterinary surgeon and one of CSU’s foremost experts in translational research. Her focus is in comparative medicine and she has been actively involved in tissue regeneration research, mesenchymal stem cell biology, and sarcoma research for the last twenty years.

She has been a keynote speaker at various venues for translational research, both nationally and internationally. She holds joint faculty positions in the School of Biomedical Engineering, the Cell and Molecular Biology program, the Gates Regenerative Medicine Center at the University of Colorado and The University of Colorado Cancer Center.  Most recently she has been investigating regenerative strategies for sarcopenia related to aging and disuse and the canine as a comparative animal model for age-related diseases.