ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS
Positions and Employment:
Clinical Internship (APA Accredited), The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO, 2000-2001
Associate Director, Center for Family and Infant Interaction, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO, 2001-present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Developmental Psychobiology Research Group, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 2002-2004
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Colorado, 2003
Faculty, Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2003-2006
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 2004-2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2006-present
Clinical Director, Project CLIMB (Consultation & Liaison in Mental health and Behavior), The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO, 2006-present
Associate Director, Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2007-present
Other Experience and Professional Memberships:
Society for Research in Child Development, 1995-2001, 2008-present
American Psychological Association, 2000-present
World Association for Infant Mental Health, 2001-present
Member, Developmental Psychobiology Research Group, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, 2002-present
Zero to Three Press (ad hoc reviewer), 2003
Colorado Psychological Association, 2003-present
Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health, 2003-present [President-elect (2005–2007), President (2007–present)]
Infant Mental Health Journal (ad hoc reviewer), 2004-present
Journal of Pediatric Psychology (ad hoc reviewer), 2005
Member, BLOOM Professional Developmental Committee, Department of Pediatrics, 2005-2008
Member, Early Childhood Systems Integration Task Force, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005-present
Member, Medical Home Advisory Task Force, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2006-present
Member, Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) State Team, 2007-present
Member, Healthy Mothers Colorado Task Force, 2008-present
ZERO TO THREE Leadership Development Initiative Solnit Fellow, 2001-2003
NIDA Jumpstart Your Career Mentor Program, 2003
Harris Program Survey of Infant and Early Childhood Assessment
Harris Program Core Reading Seminar
Harris Program Perinatal Seminar
Invited Lecturer for Key Concepts in Developmental Disabilities, JFK Partners
MS II Life Cycle block (Invited Lecturer)
Associate Director, Center for Family and Infant Interaction, 2001
Clinical Director, Project CLIMB, 2005
Ambulatory Consultant to the Child Health Clinic, The Children’s Hospital, Denver CO, 2006-present
Clinical Supervisor/Preceptor, Project CLIMB, Child Health Clinic, The Children’s Hospital, 2006-present
SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS
Shirk, S. R., Talmi, A., Olds, D. L. (2000). A developmental psychopathology perspective on child and adolescent intervention policy. Development and Psychopathology, 12, 835-855.
Taussig, H. N., & Talmi, A. (2001). Ethnic differences in risk behaviors and related psychosocial factors among a cohort of maltreated adolescents in foster care. Child Maltreatment, 6(2), 180-192.
Olds, D., Robinson, J., O’Brien, R., Luckey, D., Pettitt, L. M., Henderson, C., Ng, R., Sheff, K., Korfmacher, J., Hiatt, S., Talmi, A. (2002). Home visitation by nurses versus paraprofessionals: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 110(3), 486-496.
Benson, J. B., Talmi, A., & Haith, M. M. (2003). The social and cultural context of the development of future orientation. In C. Raeff and J. B. Benson (Eds.), Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes (pp. 168-190). London: Routledge.
Talmi, A., & Harmon, R. J. (2003). Relationships between preterm infants and their parents: Disruption and development. Zero to Three, 24(2), 13-20.
Browne, J. V. & Talmi, A. (2005). Family-based intervention to enhance infant-parent relationships in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30(8), 1-11.
Talmi, A., & Harmon, R. J. (2005). Issues in infant psychiatry. In Sandra B. Sexson (Ed.), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2nd edition (201-224). Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.
Talmi, A., Jump V., & Goldman-Fraser, J. (2005). All alone: Promoting regulation during separations from intimate caregivers. Zero to Three, 25(6), 8 - 13.
Browne, J.V., & Talmi, A. (2008). Kangaroo mother care: One of the best things you can do for your fragile baby. Preemies Today, 6(5), 3, 5.
Browne, J.V., Talmi, A., & Immele, A. (2009). A family Guidebook: Supporting development of newborns and infants. Early Intervention Colorado.
Talmi, A. (2009). WONDERbabies. Partners in Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, http://www.netnewsdesk.com/partnersinprevention.
Talmi, A. & Millar, A. (2009). Off to a good start: Systems of care for babies and young children with special health care and developmental needs. Partners in Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, http://www.netnewsdesk.com/PIPfamilies.
Talmi, A., Stafford, B., & Buchholz, M. (in press). Perinatal mental health where the babies are, in pediatric primary care. Zero to Three.
CURRENT GRANTS AND CONTRACTS
Principal Investigator, WONDERBabies: Ways of Nurturing Development through Enhancing Relationships: Community Partnerships for Young Children with Special Health Care Needs and Their Families, The Colorado Trust (2005-352), 20% FTE, $385,000, 12/15/2005-6/30/2011
Principal Investigator, Project CLIMB, Rose Community Foundation, 20% FTE, $85,000, 8/1/2008-7/31/2009
Co-Principal Investigator, Project CLIMB,, The Colorado Health Foundation, 20% FTE, Principal Investigator: Brian Stafford, MD, MPH, $300,000, 8/1/2008-7/31/2011