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Kempe Center - Awards and Honors

Pediatric Section of Child Abuse and Neglect


 

Donald C. Bross JD, PhD

  • Ronald C. Laney Distinguished Service Award, Board of Directors, The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 2011
  • Director, Lea for Justice, 2004-present
  • Reviewer, Infant Mental Health Journal, 2011
  • Member, National Juvenile Justice Information Sharing Advisory Group, 2011

Antonia Chiesa, MD

  • 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors in Denver, 2010-2012

Sara E. Culhane, PhD, JD

  • Highlighted in a recent CU School of Medicine press release for her work published in Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2010

Monica Fitzgerald, PhD

  • Member, Cross Site Evaluation Steering Committee, MACRO's revision of National Child Traumatic Stress Network Evaluation Plan, 2010
  • Invited Faculty Member, 2010 National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS) TF-CBT Learning Collaborative, 2010-2011

Edward J. Goldson, MD

  • 5280 Magazine’s Top Doctors in Denver, 2011-2012
  • Executive Council, Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, AAP, 2010

Richard D. Krugman, MD

  • Chair, National Advisory Committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, 2009-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, University of Colorado Hospital, 2008-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Children’s Hospital Colorado, 2008-present
  • President, University Physicians, Inc., 1990-present

Christina Little, PhD

  • National Science to Service Award, SAMHSA, 2011

Gail Ryan, MA

  • Published, 3rd Edition, Juvenile Sexual Offending: Causes Consequences and Correction, 2010

Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD

  • President, Medical Staff, Children's Hospital Colorado, 2010-2012
  • 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors in Denver, 2009-2012
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics Subboard, AAP, 2010-2016
  • Editorial Board, Pediatrics in Review, AAP, 2010-2013

Heather Taussig, PhD

  • Highlighted in a recent CU School of Medicine press release for her work published in Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2010
  • Social Work Dean's Award, University of Denver Graduate School, 2011
  • El Pomar Award of Excellence, Fostering Healthy Futures Program, Kempe Center, 2010

Kathryn M. Wells, MD, FAAP

  • 5280 Magazine’s Top Doctors in Denver, 2010-2012
  • Governor's Appointment, Governor's Working Group on the Structure of Colorado's Human Services System and the Centralized Call Center for Child Abuse and Neglect Referrals, 2010
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Colorado Chapter, AAP, 2010-present
  • Member, Colorado State Foster Parent Association Board of Directors, 2009-present
  • Governor's Appointment, Colorado Children's Trust Fund Board, 2010-present
  • James E. Strain Community Service Award, Colorado Chapter, AAP, 2011

 

Antonia Chiesa, MD

  • 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors in Denver, 2010-present

Denise Abdoo, RN, MSN, CPNP

  • Co-Editor, Caring for Our Future, The Children’s Hospital, 2006-present

William R. Betts, PhD

  • President, Colorado Psychological Association, 2008-2009

Donald C. Bross JD, PhD

  • Director of Lea for Justice, 2004-present

Monica Fitzgerald, PhD

  • Invited Faculty Member, 2010 National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS) TF-CBT Learning Collaborative, 2010-2011

Edward J. Goldson, MD

  • Award, Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, 2008-2009
  • Executive Council, Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, AAP, 2010

Evelin Gomez, PhD

  • Chancellor's Diversity Recognition Award, UCSOM, 2009
  • Diversity and Excellence Grant Award, University of Colorado, 2010

Richard D. Krugman, MD

  • Honorary Doctor of Science, Wake Forest University, 2009
  • CSPH Dean’s Special Recognition Award, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado, 2009
  • Chair, National Advisory Committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, 2009-present
  • Member, Healthier Princeton Advisory Board, Princeton University, 2006-2009
  • Member, Board of Directors, University of Colorado Hospital, 2008-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Children’s Hospital of Denver, 2008-present
  • President, University Physicians, Inc., 1990-present
  • Career Teaching Scholar, Department of Pediatrics, UCSOM, 2009

Gail Ryan, MA

  • Published textbook, Juvenile Sexual Offending: Causes Consequences and Correction (3rd edition), 2010
  • Gary Bergen Leadership Award, Colorado Department of Public Safety, 2009
  • Brandt F. Steele, MD Award, National Adolescent Perpetrator Network’s 25th Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2010

Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD

  • President, TCH Medical Staff, 2010-2012
  • Member, The Children's Hospital Board of Directors, 2008-2012
  • 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors in Denver, 2009-present
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics subboard, AAP, 2010-2016
  • Editorial Board, Pediatrics in Review, AAP, 2010-2013

Lucinda T. Tanner, CHA/PA

  • Barbara Ann Quarantillo Senior Instructor with Distinction Award, 2009

Kathryn M. Wells, MD, FAAP

  • 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors in Denver, 2010-present
  • Governor's Appointment, Governor's Working Group on the Structure of Colorado's Human Services System and the Centralized Call Center for Child Abuse and Neglect Referrals, 2010
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Colorado Chapter, AAP, 2010
  • 2009 Advocate of the Year Award, Colorado CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Board, 2009

The Children's Hospital Board of Directors issued a Resolution on November 13, 2008, Honoring the 50th Year Anniversary of Child Protection Team.


Denise Abdoo, RN, MSN, CPNP

  • Co-Editor, Caring for Our Future, The Children’s Hospital, 2006-present
  • Board Member and Education Co-Chair, Rocky Mountain National Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2005-2008

Donald C. Bross JD, PhD

  • Director of Lea for Justice, 2004-present
  • Board Member, North Metro Children’s Advocacy Center, 1998-2008

Antonia Chiesa, MD

  • Appointed by the Governor to the Colorado Child Fatality Review Committee, 2008

Edward Garrido, PhD

  • Awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research Program, Fostering Healthy Futures Efficacy Trial for Preadolescent Youth in Foster Care, National Institute of Mental Health, 2008

Edward J. Goldson, MD

  • Selected to the Council of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, AAP, 2008
  • Award, Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, 2008

Richard D. Krugman, MD

  • Selected as the Kempe Lecturer, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Hong Kong, 2008
  • Member, Healthier Princeton Advisory Board, Princeton University, 2006-2009
  • Co-Chair, Quality Task Force, Denver Health, 1997-present
  • President, University Physicians, Inc., 1990-present

Gail Ryan, MA

  • Named a Distinguished Practitioner, Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 2006
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Colorado Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 2006

Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD

  • President-Elect, Medical Staff at TCH, 2008-2009
  • Will serve a four-year term on The Children's Hospital Board of Directors, 2008-2012
  • Champions in Healthcare Award, Denver Business Journal, 2007
  • Recognition Award for “Leadership of the Physician Liaison Program and the Tremendous Contribution Made to our Successful Hospital Move,” TCH, 2007
  • Visiting Professor, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Department of Pediatrics and A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, DE, 2007
  • Guest Editor, Pediatric Clinics of North America: Child Abuse and Neglect: Advancements and Challenges for the 21st Century, 2008

Lucinda T. Tanner, CHA/PA

  • Named Kempe Professional of the Year, Kempe Children’s Foundation, 2008

Heather N. Taussig, PhD

  • Appointed to the Governor’s Task Force on Foster Care and Permanence, 2007

Kathryn M. Wells, MD

  • National Leadership Award, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2007

Robert B. Clyman, MD

  • Surgeon General's Workshop on Child Maltreatment, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2005

Richard D. Krugman, MD

  • Solomon A. Berson Medical Alumni Achievement Award in Health Sciences, New York University School of Medicine, 2005
  • Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2005
  • Anne Cohn Donnelly Leadership Award, Prevent Child Abuse America, 2005
  • Chair-Elect, Association of American Colleges (AAMC), 2005

Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD

  • Professional Contribution Award, Platte Valley Children’s Alliance First Annual Celebrity Dinner, 2006
  • Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Dedication and Service, Residency Recruitment Selection Committee, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2006
  • Outstanding Research in Child Abuse Recognition Award, 25th Annual San Diego Child Maltreatment Conference, 2005

Kathyrn M. Wells, MD

  • Pediatrician and Child Abuse Expert Consultant, Colorado State Child Fatality Prevention Review Team, Governor of Colorado Appointment, 2005

Robert J. Harmon, MD

  • Best Doctors in America, 2003-2004
  • Appreciation Award for Distinguished Lecture, Korean Neuropsychiatric Association, Seoul, Korea, 2003
  • Simon Wile Leadership in Consultation Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003
  • Kempe Award for Outstanding Professional in Child Abuse and Neglect, Kempe Children's Foundation, 2003
  • Special Recognition with Appreciation for Leadership in the Division of Child Psychiatry, 1984-2002, Department of Psychiatry Clinical Faculty Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2003
  • Award of Excellence for Exceptional Service, Children's Services Council, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2002-2003
  • Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists, 2002-2003

Gail Ryan, MA

  • The Faye Honey Knopp Award, National Adolescent Perpetration Network, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 2003

Heather N. Taussig, PhD

  • Outstanding Young Professional in the Field of Child Abuse and Neglect, International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Brisbane, Australia, 2004