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
Baldelli, Sarah
Practice Optimization Coordinator
Bouma, Karst Financial Analyst
Buckner, Rhonda Academic Affairs Program Coordinator
Carroll, TravisFinancial Analyst
Chathapuram, Uma Data Analytics and Reporting Analyst
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
Drakes, LaShantePre Award Grants Specialist LASHANTE.DRAKES@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Ellerman, Brooke Grand Rounds Coordinator 
Foley, Ryan Human Resources Business Partner
Freeman, Brandi Associate Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
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 
Henderson, Alexis
Research Program Coordinator
Istre, Brittney McVay Post Award Grants Specialist BRITTNEY.ISTRE@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Jackson, Liz Associate Director, Finance & Administration, Clinical Operations,
Jonen, Mike Vice Chair, 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
Mansbach, David
Medlyn, Andrew
Grants Business Intelligence (BI) Proj. Mngr ANDREW.MEDLYN@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
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
Pulliam, Erin Director, Communications
Quirk, McKalliePIC Practice Director
Reese, Jennifer Associate Vice Chair, Faculty Wellness & Resilience 
Roddy, Peggy Associate Grants Program Director PEGGY.RODDY@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Rosenfeld, Josh Manager, Medical Education
Ruderman, Nicole
Academic Affairs Coordinator
Sagerstrom, Charles Vice Chair, Basic Science Research CHARLES.SAGERSTROM@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Siegel, Bobbi Assistant to Chair, Special Events and Programs
Sirotnak, Andy Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs
Smith, ErikHR Business Partner
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
Van Cleave, ChristianFinancial Analyst
Vucci, AmyCommunications & Marketing Coordinator
Waasdorp-Hurtado, ChristineSouthern Colorado Executive Faculty Director, Dept. of Pediatrics
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
Wilson, RebeccaDirector of Clinical Operations, Behavioral Health
Wittkamp, MichaelAssoc. Exec. Director of Faculty, South Colorado Region
Wong, Shale Vice Chair, Policy & Advocacy SHALE.WONG@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU


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