Strain Promoted to Distinguished Clinical Professor
James E. Strain, MD, has been promoted to Distinguished Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. This is the highest level of a clinical faculty rank, which is awarded to an outstanding clinician, advocate, and teacher.
Bross Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
Donald C. Bross, JD, PhD, professor of pediatrics in the Kempe Center for Child Abuse and Neglect, has been selected as the 2015 faculty winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award at the University of Colorado. This is one of the university’s highest awards.
Conference Hall Renamed to Honor Dean Krugman
Formerly called the Trivisible Room, the space on the second floor of Research Complex 2 has been renamed in honor of Richard D. Krugman, the School of Medicine’s longest-serving dean and the university’s vice chancellor for health affairs.
In Memory of Jack Githens
Dr. John “Jack” H. Githens, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, passed away November 5, 2014, at the age of 92.
Schneider Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award
The National Society of Genetic Counselors recently announced this year’s NSGC Leadership Award Winners, and among the six recipients was Kami Wolfe Schneider, MS, CGC, who received the Outstanding Volunteer award.
Cain Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award
Jeffrey Cain, MD, chief of family medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado, was given the Charles A. Preuss M.D. Distinguished Alumnus Award by Oregon Health & Science University.
Treitz, Soep Receive Enhancing Education Grants
The University of Colorado School of Medicine recently announced the first round of the enhancing education grants that the School is making with the ongoing funding support from the University of Colorado Health.
Friedman Receives Mentoring Award
Jed Friedman, PhD, professor of pediatrics, biochemistry and molecular genetics, professor in reproductive sciences, has been honored by the CU Denver Postdoctoral Association with a new award for outstanding contributions in postdoctoral mentoring.
Krugman, Dean of School of Medicine, To Step Down
Richard D. Krugman, MD, University of Colorado vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced in his Jan. 13 email to campus that he has asked the university’s leadership to begin the process of hiring his successor.
CCTSI Receives $48.4 Million Grant
A $48.4 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will, in part, continue funding for Children's Colorado's Clinical and Translational Research Center.