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Kristen Nordenholz, MD

​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Degree Year ​Focus
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY B.S. 1988 ​Biochemistry with Honors
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY M.D. 1992
​Doctor of Medicine with Honors
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 1995 Emergency Medicine Internship and Residency
​American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX ​1996 ​Emergency Medicine Foundation Teaching Fellowship

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Selected Publications (4 out of 21)

  • Miller MP, Trujillo TC, Nordenholz KE. Practical considerations in emergency management of bleeding in the setting of target-specific oral anticoagulants. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24512886


  • Kline JA, Nordenholz KE, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, Jones AE, Rondina MT, Diercks DB, Klinger JR, Hernandez J. Treatment of submassive pulmonary embolism with tenecteplase or placebo: cardiopulmonary outcomes at three months (TOPCOAT): Multicenter double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial. J Thromb Haemost. 2014 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24484241


  • Kline JA, Hernandez J, Hogg MM, Jones AE, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, Nordenholz KE, Diercks DB, Rondina MT, Klinger JR. Rationale and methodology for a multicentre randomised trial of fibrinolysis for pulmonary embolism that includes quality of life outcomes. Emerg Med Australas. 2013 Dec;25(6):515-26. PubMed PMID: 24224521


  • Misky G, Carlson T, Trujillo T, Thompson E, Nordenholz K. Implementation of an Acute Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Pathway Reduces Health Care Utilization and Mitigates Health Disparities.  Journal of Hospital Medicine. Feb 2014 in press
  • IHQSE CTP candidate, Emergency Dept and Radiology Quality Improvement Team, 2014