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Cook, Mary

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Mary N. Cook, MD

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Dr. Cook is interested in anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders.

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: 

  • Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, July 2012-present
  • Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, Sept 2005-June 2012
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, July 2004-June 2006

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: 

  • Member of American Academy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, since June 1998
  • Member of American Psychiatric Association, since Sept 1994
  • Member of Psi Chi, the National Psychology Honor Society, since May 1989

 

HONORS AND AWARDS: 

  • Recipient of the Dane G. Prugh Award for Outstanding and Inspirational Teaching in Child Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, June 2009
  • Recipient of The President’s Award, for Outstanding Clinical Service, from The University of Colorado Hospital, for role as Medical Director of Intensive Family Therapy Team, a community based service, November 2008
  • Recipient of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outstanding Mentor Award, October 2004
  • Recipient of Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, April 2003
  • Recipient of Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Sept 2002
  • Recipient American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Presidential Scholar Award, July 1999
  • Attended AACAP Presidential Scholar Award Tutorial on Child Placement, Yale Child Study Center with Albert Solnit, MD, Sept 1999
  • Recipient Naval Health Professions and Science Scholarship, July 1993
  • Member of University of Michigan Crew Team, Sept 1989-June 1991
  • Participant European Culture Study Program, an 80 day tour of Europe and the Middle East with subsequent completion of 25 essays on European culture and history, Eastern Michigan University, May 1986-July 1986 

 

COMMITTEE AND SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Member of The Children’s Hospital Safety Committee, September 2007-present
  • Member Family Committee, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, August 2007-present

  

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

TEACHING RECORD:

  • Course Co-Director for Course in Mock Oral Board Preparation, Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, September 2005-present
  • Clinical Supervisor for Psychotherapy for Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, September 2005-present
  • Clinical Supervisor for University of Colorado Hospital Child Psychiatry Clinics for Child Psychiatry Fellowship and General Psychiatry Residency Programs, August 2006-present
  • Course Director for School Consultation Didactic Series and Clinical Rotation, Child Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, September 2005-July 2007
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Eastern Virginia Medical School, July 2004-June 2006
  • Course Director of Child Psychopathology Course for Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA and Eastern Virginia Medical School Psychiatry Residency, August 2003-2005
  • Course Director of Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA and Eastern Virginia Medical School Psychiatry Residency, August 2003-2005
  • Course Director of Child Development Course for Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA and Eastern Virginia Medical School Psychiatry Residency, August 2003-2005

 

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS: 

  • Presenter, Key Note Session Titled, “Mental Health Can Be Taught: An Evidence Based Approach to Psychosocial Skills and Parent Training,” at the 8th Biennial International Conference on Children and Youth with Behavioral Disorders, September 2009
  • Presenter, The Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds Titled, “Parenting Approaches for Challenging Kids (PACK): An Evidence Based Approach,” September 2009
  • Presenter, CME Lecture Titled, “An Evidence Based Approach to ADHD: Focus on Psychopharmacology,” Littleton Community Hospital, Family Practice and Pediatric Departments, June 2009
  • Presenter, CME Lecture Titled, “An Evidence Based Approach to ADHD: Focus on Psychopharmacology,” Boulder Community Hospital, Family Practice and Pediatric Departments, January 2009
  • Presenter at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds. Title was “Evidence Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment of Adult ADHD.”  October, 2008.
  • Presenter, Continuing Education for Denver Public Schools School Nurses, Titled “School Based Behavioral Approaches for Disruptive Children,” August, 2008.
  • Presenter, American Psychological Association, Clinical Symposium titled, “A Novel, Evidence-Based Group Psychotherapy Program for Youth with Disruptive Behavior,” for Annual American Psychology Association (APA) Meeting, August 2008, Sponsored by 9 Different Divisions of APA
  • Submitted February 2008, Abstract for Clinical Case Conference titled, “The Thriller Dancer:  A Diagnostic Dilemma,” for Annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting, October 2008
  • Presenter, CME Lecture Titled, “An Overview of ADHD,” Parker Adventist Hospital, Family Practice and Pediatric Departments, February 2008
  • Presenter, CME Lecture Titled, “Assessing Suicidal Risk in Youth,” The Children’s Hospital Phone Triage Department (“One Call Nursing Staff), November 2007
  • Presenter, CME Lecture Titled, “Adolescent Suicidality,” Parker Adventist Hospital, Family Practice and Pediatric Departments, November 2008
  • Presented Lectures on Pediatric Psychopharmacology to Denver Public Schools Psychologists and Special Educators, November 2006 and 2005
  • Presented Lecture on Adolescent Suicidality to the Pediatric Department at Littleton Adventist Hospital, Denver, CO, October 2006
  • Presented Lecture on Adolescent Suicidality to The Children’s Medical Group, a large pediatric outpatient practice, Denver, CO, September 2006
  • Presented Grand Round Presentation on Weight Gain and Metabolic Effects of Atypical Antipsychotics to Psychiatry Department, The Children’s Hospital Denver, CO, January 2006
  • Presented Grand Round Presentation on Weight Gain and Metabolic Effects of Atypical Antipsychotics to Endocrine Department, The Children’s Hospital Denver, CO, January 2006
  • Presented Lectures on Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Pharmacologic Treatment of Pediatric Aggression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Adolescent Suicidality to Pediatric, Psychiatry and Emergency Departments, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, August 2003-2005
  • Presented Lectures on Temperament, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Behavior Management at Educator’s Day to group of 40 teachers from Department of Defense schools, Yokosuka, Japan, November 2002
  • Presented Lectures on Pediatric Psychopharmacology and School Refusal to group of 50 staff at Annual Educational and Developmental Intervention Services/Department of Defense Schools Collaborative Conference, Tokyo, Japan, August 2002
  • Presented Seminar on Naval Award Writing to Mentoring Committee of U.S. Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan, February 2003
  • Presented Grand Rounds on Temperament to Hospital Staff, U.S. Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan, May 2002
  • Guest Speaker on “HealthScope,” local healthcare broadcast for Yokosuka Naval Base, providing practical advice to parents and teachers on assisting children coping with terrorist threats, crisis intervention, in wake of “September 11th,” Yokosuka, Japan, Sep 2001
  • Presented Lectures on Temperament, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Behavior Management to group of 50 staff at Annual Educational and Developmental Intervention Services/Department of Defense Schools Collaborative Conference, Tokyo, Japan, August 2001
  • Presented Grand Rounds on Out of Home Placement to Department of Psychiatry, UCSD, San Diego, CA, Sep 2000
  • Presented Grand Rounds on Pharmacologic Management of Childhood Aggression to Department of Psychiatry, UCSD, San Diego, CA, Sep 1999
  • Presented Lecture Series on Juvenile Forensic Psychiatry at National University, San Diego, CA, Sept 1999

 

CLINICAL ACTIVITIES

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: 

  • Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, Sept 2005-present
  • Medical Director of the Child Psychiatry Clinic, The University of Colorado Hospital, August 2006-present
  • Medical Director of the Intensive Family Therapy Program, The University of Colorado Hospital, August 2006-present
  • Physician, Naval Officer in the United States Navy, Medical Corps, July 1993-August 2005
  • Promoted to Commander August 200
  • Assistant Residency Training Director, Psychiatry Residency Program, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, August 2003-August 2005
  • Assistant Department Head, Educational and Developmental Intervention Services, Attending Child Psychiatrist, United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan, July 2000-July 2003
  • Department Head, Attending General Psychiatrist, Naval Training Center Mental Health Unit, San Diego, California, August 1997-July 1998
  • Admitting Clerk, University of Michigan Pediatric Walk-In Clinic, May-August 1988
  • Research Assistant for Childhood Cancer Project, University of Michigan, Sept-Dec 1988

 

SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS 

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH: 

  • Cook, M., Peterson, J., Sheldon, C (2009). Adolescent depression: An update and guide to clinical decision making.  Psychiatry 2009, 6 (9), pp. 17-31.
  • Cook, M., Peterson, J. (in press). Adolescent depression and suicidal ideation chapter. 5th edition of Berman’s pediatric decision making. Philadelphia: Lippincott, William & Wilkins.
  • Cook, M., Peterson, J. (in press). Adolescent substance abuse chapter. 5th edition of Berman’s pediatric decision making. Philadelphia: Lippincott, William & Wilkins.
  • Cook, M., & Williams, J. (2008). Parenting approaches for challenging kids (PACK). The Group Psychologist, 18 (2), pp. 23-24.
  • Cook M (2008), Practice parameter for the assessment of the family:  a concise overview, pending publication in AACAP Newsletter, March 2008. Washington, D.C., American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Cook M (2009), Parenting approaches for challenging youth (PACK), parents of school aged children, therapist’s manual. Unpublished Manuscript
  • Cook M (2009), Mastery of psychosocial skills (MaPS), school aged children, therapist’s manual. Unpublished Manuscript.
  • Cook M (2007), Parenting approaches for challenging youth (PACK), parents of adolescents, therapist’s manual. Unpublished Manuscript.
  • Cook M (2007), Mastery of psychosocial skills (MaPS), adolescents, therapist’s manual. Unpublished Manuscript.
  • Cook, M (2007). Child psychopharmacology reference guide: updated 2007. Unpublished manuscript.
  • Cook, M (2006). The launch of psychiatric specialty clinics and intensive outpatient psychiatry program at Denver children’s hospital.  CCAPS Newsletter, Autumn 2006.  Denver, CO:  Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society.
  • Cook, M (2005). The disruptive or adhd child: what to do when kids won’t sit still and be quiet. Focus on Exceptional Children. Denver, CO: Love Publishing.
  • Cook, M (2004). Counseling kids with emotional and behavioral problems in the schools.  Denver, CO:  Love Publishing.
  • Cook, M (2003). Social skills training in the schools. Counseling and Human Development.  Denver, CO:  Love Publishing.
  • Brasington, S, Cook, M (2003). A retrospective chart review of weight change associated with atypical antipsychotics in children.  Unpublished manuscript.
  • Cook, M (2001). The impact of separating children from caregivers:  implications for out of home placement and suggestions for alternatives. San Diego, CA:  Juvenile Court of San Diego County.
  • Cook, M (2000). Challenging Foster Care As The Only Response System. The National Organization of Forensic Social Work Newsletter, Vol. IV, Issue 3, Summer 2000.
  • Cook, M (2000). The child-caregiver relationship:  implications for healthy and pathologic development. Unpublished manuscript.
  • Cook, M (1997). The effect of personality profiles on relapse rates of alcoholics.  Navy Medicine, May/June 1997 issue.
  • Expert consultant for Parent Q & A column, Understanding ADHD, published in Shine (A Parent Newsletter for The Children’s Hospital Denver), by True North Publications, June 2009
  • Expert consultant for article Avoiding toxic friendships, published in Shine (A Parent Newsletter for The Children’s Hospital Denver), by True North Publications, March 2008
  • Expert consultant for article Raising Confident Children, published in Shine (A Parent Newsletter for The Children’s Hospital Denver), by True North Publications, March 2007
  • Editor for Eating disorders. Nutrition guide for clinicians, second edition.  Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, March 2006, pp 814-824.
  • Editor for Eating disorders. Nutrition guide for clinicians, first edition.  Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, March 2006, pp 814-824.
  • Research Assistant for Childhood Cancer Project, University of Michigan, Sept-Dec 1988 

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    The University of Michigan, BA 1989

    Wayne State University, School of Medicine, MD 1993

     

    HONORS AND AWARDS: 

    • Recipient of the Dane G. Prugh Award for Outstanding and Inspirational Teaching in Child Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, June 2009
    • Recipient of The President’s Award, for Outstanding Clinical Service, from The University of Colorado Hospital, for role as Medical Director of Intensive Family Therapy Team, a community based service, November 2008
    • Recipient of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outstanding Mentor Award, October 2004

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