CU Anschutz Wins $46.5 Million NIH Grant
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded $46.5 million to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI).
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.
In Memory of Patti Thureen, MD
In Memory of Patti Thureen, MD. Dr. Thureen, Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), passed away on October 23rd, 2017, following a chronic illness.
Dr. James Todd Retiring in January
Our friend, colleague and respected leader in pediatric medicine, Dr. James Kennedy Todd, will officially retire from Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado in January 2018.
Dr. Bonnie Camp wins Silver and Gold Award
Bonnie W. Camp, MD, PhD, highly regarded as a pioneer and leader in pediatric medicine, will receive the Alumni Association’s Silver and Gold Award, the School of Medicine’s highest alumni award.
2017 Spring Poster Session Winners Announced
At the Spring Poster Session for the May 19 Grand Rounds, 46 pediatrics residents and two pediatrics neurology residents were either first author or co-author on a research poster.
Dr. Francesco Beuf Passed Away
Dr. Francesco Beuf died with his family around him on May 11th, at Boulder Community Hospital two days before his 84th birthday.
Symposium Honors Dr. Johnston
The Department of Pediatrics and the University of Colorado School of Medicine hosted a special symposium on June 6, 2016, to commemorate the career of Dr. Richard Johnston.
Total Commitment to Underserved Children
Dr. Federico not only speaks Spanish, she is also dedicated to helping underserved populations get access to care. She started her career torn between studying social work or medicine, and in many ways she’s managed to combine the two.
New Bioscience 2 Building
Building boasts bio-bank, genetic-testing lab, cutting-edge research equipment and easy access to clinicians and faculty at CU Anschutz.
Sussel Named BDC Research Director
Lori Sussel, PhD, has been named Director of the Basic and Translational Research Division at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.
Doctors Reject Unvaccinated Kids
One in five pediatricians dismiss families who refuse to vaccinate their children, according to findings published today in the journal Pediatrics and based on research by faculty from CU SOM.
Travers named Kerr Family Endowed Chair
Sharon Travers, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was named the inaugural Ed and Jeannette Kerr Family Endowed Chair in Endocrinology.
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.