The Department of Pediatrics announces the appointment of Brandi Freeman, MD (Associate Professor, Section of General Pediatrics) and Jenny Reese, MD, (Professor of Clinical Practice and Head, Section of Hospital Medicine) to Vice Chair leadership roles.
Tai Lockspeiser, MD, MHPE, associate professor of pediatrics, assistant dean of medical education and director of assessment, evaluations, and outcomes, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Jones Family Professorship in Medical Education.
Dr. Stephen Berman passed away on January 17, 2023. He was a true champion for children, and his loss has been felt deeply by all who knew him. Please join us and his family in celebration of his life on May 11.
Nancy Krebs, MD, is one of the authors of an article published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine reporting that azithromycin is effective in preventing sepsis or death in women planning a vaginal birth.
Glenn T. Furuta, MD, Professor and La Cache Endowed Chair for Gastrointestinal Allergic and Immunologic Diseases, has been named as the next Head of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
Frederick C. Battaglia, MD, passed away on December 30, 2022. He joined the pediatric faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1965, where he served as full professor, department chair and professor emeritus.
Ronald J. Sokol, MD has been named a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor. Dr. Sokol is one of 136 CU faculty members among the four campuses to have earned this distinction since its inception in 1977.
Faculty members Sandra Friedman and Glenn Furuta, along with clinical faculty members Bruce Doenecke and Mary Zavadil, will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to pediatric education throughout their careers.