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The Author is grateful to the following individuals, for their time and expertise in reviewing the triage content that has been incorporated into these guidelines.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists

  • Joan Bothner, MD, Denver, CO
  • Louis Hampers, MD, Denver, CO
  • David Thompson, MD, Berwyn, IL (adult emergency medicine)
  • Peter O'Hanley, MD, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Medical Directors or Advisors, Pediatric Call Centers

  • Andrew Hertz, MD, Rainbow Babies Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
  • Randy Sterkel, MD, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Physician Advisory Board, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Medical Advisory Board, Clinidata, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Telephone Triage Nurses

  • Teresa Hegarty, RN, Denver, CO
  • Kathleen Martinez, RN, Denver, CO
  • Kelli Massaro, RN, Denver, CO
  • Melissa Masson, RN, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Cheryl Patterson, RNC, Evergreen, WA
  • Ann Petersen-Smith, RN, PNP, Denver, CO
  • Teresa Pounds, RN, Maryville, TN
  • Lisa Swerczek, RN, St. Louis, MO
  • Suzanne Wells, RN, St. Louis, MO

Physician Advisory Board: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

  • Jay Epstein, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Forest Park Pediatrics
  • David Jaffe, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
  • James Keating, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Diagnostic Center
  • Katherine Kreusser, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Children’s Clinic
  • Steve Lillpop, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Jacksonville Pediatrics
  • Jerome O'Neil, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Southwest Pediatrics
  • Rachel Orscheln, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • Isabel Rosenbloom, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Tots Thru Teens Pediatrics
  • Harold Sitrin, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Suburban Pediatrics
  • Randy Sterkel, M.D., Answer Line Medical Director, Community Pediatrician, Esse Health Pediatrics
  • Mary Tillman, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Tillman Pediatrics

Colorado Primary Care Pediatricians: Expert Panel

  • Francesco Beuf, MD, The Boulder Pediatric Center, Boulder, CO
  • Vincent DiMaria, MD, Arapahoe Park Pediatrics, Littleton, CO
  • Matt Dorighi, MD, Cherry Creek Pediatrics, Denver, CO
  • Max Elliott, MD, Fort Collins Youth Clinic, Fort Collins, CO
  • Daniel Feiten, MD, Greenwood Pediatrics, Centennial, CO
  • Nancy Greer, MD,  Broomfield Pediatrics, Broomfield, CO
  • Jay Markson, MD, Children’s Medical Center, Denver, CO
  • Robert Mauro, MD, Greenwood Pediatrics, Littleton, CO
  • Martha Middlemist, MD, Pediatrics at 5280, Englewood, CO
  • Stefan Mokrohisky, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO
  • Michelle Stanford, MD, Centennial Pediatrics, Centennial, CO

Pediatric Subspecialists: Targeted Reviews

  • Adolescent Medicine: David Kaplan, MD, Trina Anglin, MD
  • Allergy: James Shira, MD, Dan Atkins MD
  • Breastfeeding: Lisbeth Gabrielski, RN, Marianne Neifert, MD
  • Dentistry: William Mueller, DDS
  • Dermatology: William Weston, MD
  • Diabetes: Georgeanna Klingensmith, MD
  • Gastroenterology: Judy Sondheimer, MD, Sara Fidanza, RN, PNP
  • Infectious Diseases: Mark Abzug, MD, Elizabeth McFarland, MD, Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, Harley Rotbart, MD, James K. Todd, MD
  • Neonatology: Jacinto Hernandez MD, Susan Niermeyer, MD, Elizabeth Thilo, MD
  • Nutrition: Nancy Krebs, MD
  • Neurology: Paul Moe, MD, Paul Levinson, MD
  • Ear Nose and Throat: Kenneth Chan, MD
  • Ophthalmology: Robert King, MD
  • Orthopedics: Robert Eilert, MD
  • Pulmonary Medicine: Jeffrey Wagener, MD, Gwendolyn Kerby, MD
  • Sports Medicine: Brooke Pengel, MD
  • Toxicology: Richard Dart, MD, Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center; William D. King, RPh, MPH, DrPH, University of Alabama School of Medicine; Erica Liebolt, MD, FACMT, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Note: All subspecialists practice at The Children's Hospital, Aurora, Colorado unless otherwise listed.


Author and Senior Reviewer: Barton D. Schmitt, M.D.

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