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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Kimberly Kelsay, MD Assoicate Professor

Kimberly Kelsay, MD 

The Children's Hospital,      Gary Pavilion Rm. D4142

Phone:  720-777-4057 

Email:  Dr. Kelsay

 

Recent Publications

 

 

Kimberly Kelsay, MD

Associate Professor


 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Triple Board Program in Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Tufts University, 1992-1995

Triple Board Program in Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Brown University, 1995-1997

Developmental Psychobiology Research Fellow, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1997-1999        

Clinical Instructor and Harris Fellow, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1997- 1999       

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1999-2005                                             

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1999-2005

Assistant Professor, National Jewish Health and Research Center, 1999-2005        

Assistant Professor, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, 1999-2005                  

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2005-present       

Associate Professor, National Jewish Health, 2005-present 

Co-Director, Pediatric Day Treatment Program, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, 1999-2009                  

Medical Director, Mood and Thought Disorders Program, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO, 2009-present     

Program Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010-present

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1992-1999 

Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1994-present 

Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics, 1997 

Member, Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Society (CCAPS), 1999-present

Junior Counselor at Large, (CCAPS), 1999-2001 

Reviewer, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1999-present

Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry, 2000 

Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2000 

Secretary and Treasurer, (CCAPS), 2001-2003

President, (CCAPS), 2003-2004

Reviewer, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2003-present

Representative of CCAPS to Colorado Medical Society, 2004-2005

Associate Editor, Infant Mental Health Journal, 2005-present

 

Honors:

Clinician of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 2003

Charles Kaufman I Award for Best Poster by Junior Faculty, Developmental Psychobiological Research Group, 2004

Denver Top Doctors, 5280 Magazine, 2009

 

Teaching Activities:

Research Supervisor, 2 Child Psychiatry Fellows, 1999

Assist in Clinical Teaching and supervision of Allergy Fellows, 1999-2009

Research supervisor, Masters of Social Work Student, 2000

Harris Infant Mental Health Fellowship Core Reading Seminar, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2000-present

Clinical Supervisor for Child Psychiatry Fellow, 2002-present

Clinical Supervisor, Child Psychology Clinical Post Doctoral Fellow, 2002-2003

Clinical Supervisor, Child Psychology Clinical and Research Fellow, 2002-2003

Part of Team of Supervisors for Allergy Fellow research project, 2003

Attending, Child Fellows in Mood and Thought Disorders Clinic, 2009-present

Attending, University of Colorado, Denver Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, 2009-present

                  

Clinical Acitivities:

Co-Director, Pediatric Care Unit, responsible for managing psychosocial needs of  Pediatric Care Unit patients, 1999-present

Responsible for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry consults to Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Pulmonary, 1999-2009 

Co-Director, Anxiety and Stress and Anxiety Center.  Responsible for co-running cognitive behavior therapy exposure based multifamily groups for anxious children and follow-up care, 2002-2009

Sole Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 2003-2009

Director, Program for children and adolescents with asthma and obesity.  Responsible for setting up pilot program, 2005-2009

Medical Director, Mood and Thought Disorders Program, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, 2009-present

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

von Klitzing, K., Kelsay, K. , Emde, R., Schmitz, S. (2000)  Gender specific characterizations of five-year-olds’ play narratives and associations with behavior ratings.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  39 (8).

Wamboldt, M. Z., Laudenslauger, M., Wamboldt, F.S., Kelsay, K., & Hewitt, J. (2003)  Adolescents with atopic disorders have an attenuated response to stress.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 111, 509-14.

Kelsay, K. , Hazel, N.A., & Wamboldt, M.Z. (2005). Predictors of body dissatisfaction in boys and girls with asthma. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30, 522-531.

Kean, E., Kelsay, K., Wamboldt, F.S., & Wamboldt, M.Z. (2006). Posttraumatic stress in adolescents with asthma and their parents.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 45(1) 78-86.

 Boguniewicz M, Nicol N, Kelsay K, Leung DY.  A multidisciplinary approach to evaluation and treatment of atopic dermatitis. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2008 Jun;27(2):115-27.
PMID: 18620133

Carel, K., Bratton, D. L., Miyazawa, N., Gyorkos, E., Kelsay, K., Bender, B., Strand, M.,Atkins, D., Gelfand, E. W., Klinnert, M. D. (2008) The Atopic Dermatitis Quickscore (ADQ): validation of a new parent-administered atopic dermatitis scoring tool. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101(5) 500-5007.

Kelsay, K. (2009) Assessing risk: Data from montelukast clinical trials.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 124(4) 697-698.

 

Grants and Contracts:

“Family Focused Therapy Treatment for Bipolar Adolescents”, P.I. David Miklowitz; 10% Effort; Primary objective is to compare mood episodes for adolescents  receiving FFT vs. control group.

 “Changing Health through Activity and Nutrition Group Education (project CHANGE)”; P. I. Kimberly Kelsay; Pilot group intervention that incorporates hands on cooking and nutrition offered by operation frontlin, with physical therapy and behavioral therapy.                                                                                                       

National Jewish Health, contract for .33 FTE , 2009-present