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Front Row (left to right): Bettina Cuneo, Karrie Villavicencio, Lisa Howley, Pei-Ni Jone, Sonali Patel, Kathryn Chatfield, Elizabeth Yeung; Back Row (left to right): Michael Schaffer, Neil Wilson, Jeffrey Darst, David Campbell, Scott Auerbach, Bruce Landeck, Brian Fonseca, Eduardo da Cruz, Dunbar Ivy, James Jaggers, Bill Pietra, Adel Younoszai, Anthony McCanta; Not Pictured: Cindy Barrett, Shannon Buckvold, Kathy Collins, Jesse Davidson, Michael Di Maria, Thomas Fagan, Jill Ibrahim, Jon Kaufman, Joseph Kay, Amber Khanna, Julio Lutterbach, Max Mitchell, Shelley Miyamoto, Chris Rausch, Uyen Truong

D. Dunbar Ivy, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Section Head, Cardiology
Selby’s Chair in Pediatric Cardiology

Stacy M. Anderson, MS, NP
Instructor of Pediatrics

Scott R. Auerbach, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Cynthia S. Barrett, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Gregory P. Brames, MD
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Shannon M. Buckvold, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Jean L. Cavanaugh, MS, PA-C
Instructor of Pediatrics

Kathryn C. Chatfield, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics

Jessica C. Church, CPNP
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Beth A. Coleman, CPNP
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Kathryn K. Collins, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Center

Bettina F. Cuneo, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Eduardo M. da Cruz, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Stephen R. Daniels, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatrician-in-Chief
L. Joseph Butterfield Chair in Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado

Jeffrey R. Darst, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Jesse A. Davidson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Michael V. Di Maria, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Bethany A. Diamond, ND, MESS, RN, CPNP
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Alison M. DuMond, BSN, MSN, CPNP-AC
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Thomas E. Fagan, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Catheterization Lab

Mark A. Farina, MS, PA-C
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Brian M. Fonseca, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Bridget M. Gerner, PNP
Instructor of Pediatrics

Katja M. Gist, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Robert D. Greensides, MD
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Lisa W. Howley, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kendall S. Hunter, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Jill E. Ibrahim, MD
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program

Pei-Ni Jone, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

C. Denise Kaufholz, RN, MSN, CPNP
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Jonathan Kaufman, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Bruce F. Landeck, II, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Julio A. Lutterbach, MD
Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics

Sara M. Mackie, PA-C
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Shellie R. Mason, FNP
Instructor of Pediatrics

Anthony C. McCanta, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Shanna R. Meeks, MS, CPNP-AC
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Shelley D. Miyamoto, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Program

Stephanie J. Nakano, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics

Suzanne M. Osorio-Lujan, DVM
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Sonali S. Patel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Laura L. Peters, FNP
Instructor of Pediatrics

Christopher M. Rausch, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

D. Martin Runciman, MD
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Michael S. Schaffer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Outpatient Operations

James K. Schroeder, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics

Robin Shandas, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, CU-Boulder
Director, Cardiovascular Flow and Imaging Research Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Device Development Laboratory
Director, Center for Bioengineering

Henry Sondheimer, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Chad B. Stewart, MD
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Amy R. Stimmler, RN, CPNP
Senior Instructor of Pediatrics

Wei Tan, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kendra D. Tiernan, PNP
Instructor of Pediatrics

Uyen T. Truong, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Karrie L. Villavicencio, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Neil Wilson, MD
Visiting Professor of Pediatrics

Robert R. Wolfe, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Elizabeth Yeung, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Adel K. Younoszai, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

For a list of current fellows​, see our fellowship page.

Children’s Hospital Colorado Heart Institute & Section of Cardiology Leadership

Dave Rogers, Administrator, Heart Institute
Michele Pietras, Director, Critical Care Nursing
Jeanine Gruenwald, Manager, Echocardiography
Heather Shockley, Manager, Cardiac Cath Lab & Pre-Post Unit


Clinical Staff

Marilyn Day, MS, RD
Jeanine Gruenwald, Lead Cardiac Sonographer
Loreen Gulli, LCSW
Mary Ann Harris, MSW
Lacey Henry, Arrhythmia Coordinator
K. Scott Kirby, Lead Research Cardiac Sonographer
Julianne Koehler, Clinical Coordinator of Education
John Macheras, Cardiac Sonographer
Christine Martinez, BS
Meghan Moffat, MSW
Michelle Olsen, RN, Clinical Coordinator of Cardiology Clinic
Christine Peyton, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Shawn Popylisen, Cardiac Sonographer
Carey Rafferty, Fetal Cardiology Care Coordinator
Stephanie Seiler, Clinical Coordinator of Cardiac Pre Post Unit
Heather Shockley, Clinical Coordinator of Catheterization Lab
Candice Sigur, Cardiac Sonographer
Lora Stancik, Cardiac Sonographer
Amy Taylor, PhD
Cindy Williams, Cardiac Sonographer


Transplantation Coordinators

Stacey Anderson, MSN, RN, ND
Alison Ballard, MS, CPNP
Carrie Connell, RN, BSN
Bethany Diamond, ND, MESS, RN, CPNP
Dee Dee Gilbert, RN, BSN
Jilayne Kloote Smith, RN, CPNP-AC
Carrie Vonderheide, RN, CPNP


Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Michelle Calderbank, RN, BSN
Aimee Doran, RN, CPNP
Kathleen Miller-Reed, RN, BSN


Administrative Staff

Michele Boes, Clinical Manager
Shari Borcherding, Staff Assistant and Echo Manager
Dawn Christofferson, Systems Administrator
Debbie Coombs, Clinical CIS Coordinator
Sharon Downing, Staff Assistant
Beth Gaffney, VP Clinical/ Support Services
Reggie Henry, Lead Patient Services Coordinator of Cath Lab
Renee Patilla, Staff Assistant
Mike Pease, Systems Administrator
Cindi Reid, Staff Assistant
Nicole Romero, Staff Assistant
Dawn Schmeck, Business Operations Coordinator
Samuel Schofield, Database Coordinator
Jeanette Starkey, Staff Assistant
Angela Townsend, Assistant to Dr. Dunbar Ivy/Pulmonary Hypertension Team