KL2 Mentored Career Development Award (K12)

Past Awards

CCTSI KL2 (K12) Research Scholar Awardees receive up to three years of Mentored Career Development funding and training in clinical translational research. These positions are funded by a NIH/NCATS KL2 (K12) Career Development grant to the CCTSI. Institutional support from Children’s Hospital Colorado provides funding to support two K12-like career development awards. The Children's Hospital funded scholars are notated(*).

Awardee NameDepartmentStart DateEnd DateMentors
*Institutionally funded career development training award. This CDA is not funded by the KL2 grant
Erin Englund, PhDRadiology11/1/2021CurrentJane Reusch, MD and Alex Barker, PhD
Jillian Cotter, MD, MSCS*Pediatrics/Hospital Medicine12/1/2021CurrentSamuel Dominguez, MD, PhD and Lilliam Ambroggio, PhD
Demetria McNeal, PhD (Special KL2 Supplement Award)Physician and Patient Surveys about Peripheral Artery Disease: Perspectives on Disease Awareness, Treatment, and Communication in the Clinical Setting06/4/2021CurrentPamela Peterson, MD and Stacie Daugherty, MD
Silvania da Silva Teixeira, PhDPediatrics/Nutrition Section, Division of Endocrinology, and Diabetes04/1/2021CurrentDarleen Sandoval, PhD and Rebecca Scalzo, PhD
Marisa Stahl, MD (Special KL2 Supplement Award)Pediatrics/Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition7/22/2020CurrentJoaquin Espinosa, PhD, Ron Sokol, MD, Edwin Liu, MD, and Jill Norris, PhD
Wei Perng, PhD, MPHEpidemiology2/1/20201/31/2023Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD and Deborah Glueck, PhD
Bradley Haverkos, MD, MPHMedicine/Hematology12/1/201911/30/2022Eduardo Davila, PhD and Craig Jordan, PhD

Caroline Hall, MD, PhD*

Pediatrics/Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition12/1/201911/30/2022Sean Colgan, PhD and Edwin de Zoeten, MD,PhD

Anastacia Garcia, PhD*

Pediatrics/Cardiology12/15/20198/31/2021Shelley Miyamoto, MD and Carmen Sucharov, PhD
Michelle H. Leppert, MDNeurology/Neurohospitalist-Stroke12/1/20192/28/2023P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD and Cathy Bradley, PhD
Elizabeth Thomas, MDMedicine/Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes1/1/201912/31/2021Marc Cornier, MD and Vicki Catenacci, MD
Kimberley Bruce, PhDMedicine/Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes11/1/201810/31/2021Robert Eckel, MD and Wendy Macklin, PhD

Amy G. Feldman, MD MSCS*

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition11/1/20187/31/2019Ronald J. Sokol, MD and Allison Kempe, MD
Vanessa Sherk, PhDMedicine/Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes12/1/201711/30/2020Paul MacLean, PhD and Philip Zeitler, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Wellberg, PhDPathology12/1/20171/31/2020Paul MacLean, PhD and Peter Kabos, MD
Elena Shagisultanova, MD, PhDMedicine/Medical Oncology2/1/20177/31/2019Virginia Borges, MD and Peter Kabos, MD
Yael Aschner, MDMedicine/Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine12/1/20167/31/2019Gregory Downey, MD and Ellen Burnham, MD

Nicholas G. Cost, MD*

Department of Surgery, Divisions of Urology and Pediatric Urology12/1/201611/30/2019Duncan T. Wilcox, MD and Anna Malykhina, PhD

James A. Feinstein, MD MPH*

Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics12/1/20167/31/2017Allison Kempe, MD, MPH and Robert J. Valuck, PhD
Mehdi Fini, MDDepartment of Medicine/Pulmonary10/1/20149/30/2017Kurt Stenmark, MD and Richard Johnson, MD
Brian Berman, MDDepartment of Medicine/Neurology10/1/20149/30/2017Jason Tregellas, PhD and Maureen Leehey, MD
Mark Jeong, MDDepartment of Medicine/Cardiology10/1/20149/30/2017Peter Buttrick, MD and Timothy McKinsey, PhD
Traci Lyons, PhDMedicine/Medical Oncology2/1/20141/31/2017Pepper Schedin, PhD and Virgina Borges, MD, MMSc

Todd Hankinson, MD, MBA*

Pediatric Neurosurgery12/1/201311/30/2016Lia Gore, MD and Nicholas Foreman, MB, ChB
Roberta Capp, MD, MHSEmergency Medicine12/1/20137/30/2016David West, PhD and Adit Ginde, MD, MPH

Emily DeBoer, MD*

Medicine/Pediatric Pulmonary12/1/201311/30/2016Robin Deterding, MD and David Lynch, MD
Amy Huebschmann, MDGeneral Internal Medicine10/1/20119/25/2014Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD and Andrea Dunn, PhD
Shaodong Dai, PhDImmunology10/1/20114/30/2014Andrew Fontenot, MD and John Kappler, PhD
Magdalena Gorska, MD, PhDAllergy and Clinical Immunology10/1/20119/30/2014Rafeul Alam, MD, PhD and Richard Martin, MD

Sophie Fillon, PhD*

Pediatrics/Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition9/1/20108/31/2013Glenn T. Furuta, MD and Norman Pace, PhD
Benzi Kluger, MD, MSGeneral Internal Medicine9/1/20108/31/2013Donald Rojas, PhD and Maureen Leehey, MD

Katherine Lee, PhD*

Pediatrics/ Infectious Diseases9/1/20108/31/2013Myron Levin, MD and Wenbo Zhou, PhD
David Nichols, MDPediatrics, Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology9/1/20108/31/2013Carl White, MD and Jerry Nick, MD
Karin Hoth, PhDPsychosocial Medicine7/1/20096/30/2010Fred Wamboldt, MD and James Crapo, MD

Timothy J. Bernard, MD, MPH*

Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Neurology1/1/200912/31/2011Marilyn Manco-Johnson, MD and Neil Goldenberg, MD, PhD

Wei Tan, PhD*

Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Bioengineering1/1/200912/31/2011Robin Shandas, PhD and Kurt Stenmark, MD
Adit A. Ginde, MD, MPHSurgery, Division of Emergency Medicine10/1/20089/30/2011E. Rand Sutherland, MD, MPH and Richard J. Martin, MD
Katrina S. Maluf, PT, PhDPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Division of Physical Therapy10/1/20087/31/2010Wendy Kohrt, PhD and Robert Spencer, PhD
Shama Ahmad, PhDPediatrics, Pulmonary Division10/1/20089/30/2011Carl W. White, MD and Susan D. Reynolds, PhD
Nichole E. Carlson, PhDBiostatistics and Informatics10/1/20089/30/2011Wendy Kohrt, PhD and Gary Grunwald, PhD