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News and Initiatives - April 2018

Read the first installment of a planned monthly communication series that will highlight some of the exciting news and initiatives taking place across the Department of Pediatrics.

Department of Pediatrics Ranked No. 4 in Nation

​​The University of Colorado's Department of Pediatrics was ranked fourth in the nation for "Best Pediatrics Programs" by U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. James Kaferly has been Awarded a Junior Investigator Award from the Denver Health Office of Research

Dr. James Kaferly, III, has been Awarded a Junior Investigator Award from the Denver Health Office of Research.

Jorge DiPaola, MD, elected as ASPHO Vice President

Jorge DiPaola, MD, professor of pediatrics, has been elected to a two-year term as vice president of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO).

Several Faculty Members and Trainees Receive Awards at WSPR Annual Meeting

​Several University of Colorado Department of Pediatrics faculty members and trainees received awards at the Western Society for Pediatric Research (WSPR) Annual Meeting on Jan. 27 in Carmel, Calif.

ISPNO holds Biennial Global Meeting in Denver

The International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology will be holding its biennial global meeting in Denver this Summer.

CHCO Unveils One of the Nation's Largest New Allergy & Immunology Centers

CHCO unveiled a new Allergy and Immunology Center. The new space is “dedicated to the accurate diagnosis and treatment of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with food, drug, and environmental allergies, asthma and immunologic diseases.”

Dr. Julie Venci Announced as Program Director of our Internal Medicine - Peds Training Program

Dr. Julie Venci Announced as Program Director of our Internal Medicine - Pediactrics Training Program

Dr. Matthew Haemer elected as Member of the Society for Pediatric Research

Dr. Matthew Haemer elected as Member of the Society for Pediatric Research

Shawn McCandless Announced as Genetics Section Head

Shawn McCandless has been announced as the next Section Head for Genetics. Shawn will officially start in May 2018.

2018 Conger Lectureship Save the Date

The 2018 John Conger Lectureship coming up March 8-9, 2018. Please save the date.

Dr. Amy Feldman publishes a JAMA Pediatrics article

Dr. Amy Feldman publishes a JAMA Pediatrics article, "Reducing the Underimmunization of Transplant Recipients" in December 2017.

Jonen Named Director of Finance and Administration

Mike Jonen will join the University of Colorado, Department of Pediatrics as Director of Finance and Administration effective February 1, 2018.

Dr. Shale Wong Appointed Director of the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center

Dr. Shale Wong has been appointed Director of the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center.

Check out the "Celebrating Children" 2018 Calendar

The "Celebrating Children" 2018 Calendar, sold at the Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) Gift Shop, will benefit the CHCO Special Care Clinic.