We are responsible for overseeing the financial management and administration of the Department of Pediatrics within the University of Colorado and the Pediatrician-in-Chief Division of Children’s Hospital Colorado. This includes the coordination of policies and procedures and the oversight of educational, research, and clinical programs within the Department.

Additional business operations include grants administration; human resource and salary administration; academic appointments, promotions, and reviews (for both full-time and clinical faculty); clinical practice plan management; administrative support; communications and marketing; and website development administration.

Other ongoing special projects include coordination of continuing medical education activities, faculty retreats, alumni reunions, physician recognition activities and departmental reports.

Contact Information 

We are headquartered on the third floor of the Administrative Pavilion at Children's Hospital Colorado

Our mailing address is: 
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue, Box 065
Aurora, Colorado 80045

Staff Directory

Abzug, Mark Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Ackerman, Jennifer Finance Administrator
Arnold, Laurie Exec. Assist. to the Chair, Stephen R. Daniels, MD, PhD
Bouma, Karst Financial Analyst
Buckner, Rhonda Academic Affairs Program Coordinator
Chathapuram, Uma Data Analytics and Reporting Analyst
Collier, Jacob Pre Award Grants Specialist JACOB.COLLIER@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Craig, Jessica Post Award Grants Specialist JESSICA.CRAIG@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU 
Crouch, Greg Post Award Grants Specialist GREG.CROUCH@ANSCHUTZ.EDU
Del Rosario, Madison Program Coordinator – CHCO Colorado Springs 
Dietrich, Nate Human Resources Business Partner 
Di Felice, Emily Senior Financial/Business Analyst, Colorado Springs 
Doyle, Rachael Grants Coordinator RACHAEL.DOYLE@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Elias, Kristy Human Resources Business Partner KRISTY.ELIAS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Ellerman, Brooke Grand Rounds Coordinator 
Foley, Ryan Human Resources Business Partner
Freeman, Brandi Associate Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
Gaucin, Sylvia Financial Analyst
George, Timothy Post Award Grants Specialist TIMOTHY.J.GEORGE@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Gillette, Shannon Human Resources & Academic Affairs Coordinator
Givens, Tim Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
Grip, Ryan Director, Business Operations – Colorado Springs DOP 
Heinen, Larry Section Grants Specialist 
Hill, Debbie Human Resources Project Manager
Istre, Brittney McVay Post Award Grants Specialist BRITTNEY.ISTRE@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Jackson, Liz Clinical and Business Administrator
Jonen, Mike Director, Finance & Administration
Kaminski, Emilee Payment Reform Program Manager
Keller, David Vice Chair, Clinical Strategy & Transformation
Kohn, Mary Associate Vice Chair, Volunteer Clinical Faculty MARY.KOHN@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU 
Krebs, Nancy Associate Vice Chair, Academic Affairs NANCY.KREBS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Leeser, Jeanette Grants Program Director, Dept. of Pediatrics, UCSOM
Liffick, Gene Human Resources Program Director
Lindsey, Rudy PIC Practice Director
Loasby, Andrea Director, Program Development & Payment Reform
Lotspeich, Justin Faculty Affairs Program Coordinator
Miller, Kiah Clinical Operations Project Manager
Miller, Melissa Post Award Grants Specialist MELISSA.A3.MILLER@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Miller, Tammy Pre Award Grants Manager TAMMY.MILLER@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Moon, Julie Pre Award Grants Specialist JULIE.MOON@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Motsiff, TimFinancial Analyst
Nadeau, Kristen Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Research 
Natadihardja, Arvin Post Award Grants Specialist ARVIN.NATADIHARDJA@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Naylor, Jodi Human Resources Business Partner Manager
Newman, Christopher Director, Adv. Practice Provider, Practice Devel.
Ostberg, Selina Business Support Specialist
Park, Paul Finance Manager
Parker, Thomas Vice Chair, Medical Education (Interim)
Pena, Kristin Human Resources/Academic Affairs Coordinator
Pulliam, Erin Director, Communications
Reese, Jennifer Associate Vice Chair, Faculty Wellness & Resilience 
Roddy, Peggy Associate Grants Program Director PEGGY.RODDY@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Rosenfeld, Josh Manager, Medical Education
Sagerstrom, Charles Vice Chair, Basic Science Research CHARLES.SAGERSTROM@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Salazar, Stephanie Human Resources Business Partner 
Siegel, Bobbi Assistant to Chair, Special Events and Programs
Sirotnak, Andy Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs
Spurlock, Sarah Post Award Grants Specialist SARAH.SPURLOCK@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Stouffer, Lauren Finance Coordinator
Thomas, Toni Human Resources Payroll Finance Assistant
Twidale, Heather Chair Communications Specialist
Weiler, Mike Website Administrator
Wells, Victoria Pre Award Grants Specialist VICTORIA.WELLS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Wilkening, Randall Vice Chair, Clinical Finance 
Wilks, Jordan Post Award Grants Specialist JORDAN.WILKS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Wong, Shale Vice Chair, Policy & Advocacy SHALE.WONG@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU