DENVER — Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado State Child Fatality Review Team.

The Colorado State Child Fatality Review Team reviews the individual case findings of the local and regional review teams and creates reports based on those findings to make specific recommendations regarding systemic trends across the state that may help prevent future child fatalities. It also helps Coloradans understand the incidence and causes of child fatalities; encourages public action to prevent further child fatalities; identifies services provided by public, private and nonprofit agencies to children and their families to prevent child fatalities.

For terms expiring Sept. 1, 2020

  • Laurie Elizabeth Andrews, RN of Denver, to serve as a nurse who specializes in traumatic injury or children’s health, reappointed;

  • Curtis Rashaan Ford, MD, FAAP of Englewood, to serve as a physician who specializes in traumatic injury or children’s health, reappointed;

  • Kelly C. Lear, MD of Columbine Valley, to serve as a county coroner, appointed;

  • Sarah Kathleen Schmidt, MD, FAAP of Denver, to serve as a physician who specializes in traumatic injury or children’s health, appointed.

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