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LEADS Student Achievements

Scholarships and awards


ADLER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Adler MSA Award, which is funded by a charitable bequest from the estate of Edgar and Marion Adler, was established to fund in the School of Medicine for students conducting scholarly work focused on improving health of patients, overcoming health disparities and which contribute to our understanding of health and medicine.

Andrew Brookens - May 6, 2010 - Recipient of the 2009-2010 President's Diversity Award in the student category.  Mr. Brookens organization and planning for the Annual Health Action Conference was highly impressive, along with his remarkable accomplishments. 

Brandon Morris- May 6, 2010 - awarded Adler Scholarship - recipient of the program's 2010-2011 MSA award.  Mr. Morris was awarded based upon his scholarly work focusing on improving the health of patients, overcoming health disparities and which contribute to our understanding of health and medicine.  Committee had determined that Mr. Morris' project to analyze the COPIC database for harm caused by delayed diagnosis was worthy of a stipend support.   

Paul Cheung - May 18, 2010 - awarded Adler Scholarship - recipient of the program's 2010-2011 MSA award.  Mr. Chueng was awarded based upon his project entitled "Barriers to Primary Care Access and Emergency Department Utilization" 

Jessica Kohring - May 18, 2010 - awarded Adler Scholarship - recipient of the program's 2010-2011 MSA award.  Ms. Kohring was awarded based upon her project entitled "Linking Injection Drug Users to Quality Patient-Centered Healthcare in Denver"   

Chris Roger and Spencer Tomberg - July 2010 - Mr. Tomberg and Mr. Rogers' LEADS scholarly project was to identify best practices for the interaction between first responders and people with Autism/disabilities.  Based upon their work they were awarded funding from Autism Society of Boulder County (ASBC) and JFK Partners to the First Responder's project to help fund the redesign of the New Jersey online training for first responder’s interactions with people with developmental disabilities.  Mr. Tomberg and Rogers have redesigned the specific New Jersey training to meet the needs of Colorado and other states.  Changes made toward the redesign to the DVD based on ASBC's first responders training of individuals with ASD.  Online training will give First Responders 1 hour of free CEU credit.

Molly Ainsman Fischer and Kate Arata Lucey - July 2011 - Ms. Ainsman Fischer and Ms. Arata Lucey developed a text messaging program for teens to anonymously text in questions pertaining to sexual health. They targeting teens that are at the three middle and high schools associate with the Denver Teen Pregnancy Prevention Partnership (DTPPP). The program launch in the fall of 2011

     New York Times - ICYC (In Case You're Curious) 

     Planned Parenthood 

     The Denver Post - ICYC 

Ethan Rosenberg - Co-authored a poster with Christine Gilroy, MD, Scott Harpin, PhD, MPH, RN and Jesse Francomano, BA: "Emergency Dept. Use Among a Sample of Shelter-Based Runaway and Homeless Youth" which was accepted into the Society of Adolescent Health & Medicine Conference 3/15/2013

24th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Research & EBP Symposium : "Emergency Dept. Use Among a Sample of Shelter-Based Runaway and Homeless Youth"

Poster: SAHM poster_4Mar2013.ppt

Vance Mitchell - Medical Education Regarding Health Care of Patients with Down Syndrome
~ AUTHORS: Kirk Mitchell, Ellen Elias, Stefan Sillau, Steven Federico.
PAS Original Abstract
  Presentation - Platform Session