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Susan Niermeyer, MD, MPH

Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology
Niermeyer
Specialties: Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, National Board of Medical Examiners , Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners

Locations: Aurora - University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Neonatal Intensive Care
General Information
Gender: Female
Languages: English, Spanish
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1979)

Graduate Schools
MPH, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2009)

Residency Program
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics (1982)

Fellowships
University of Colorado (Children’s Hospital Colorado) Program, (1900)
University of Colorado (Children’s Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (1984)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (1984)
Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
National Board of Medical Examiners , Certificate (1980)
Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners , Board Certification (1981)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Neonatal Intensive Care

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations
University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave.
Aurora, CO 80045
(720) 848-0000 
Website

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Neonatology

Center Affiliations
Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health

Recognition & Awards
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Member (1900)

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member (1900)

Iota Sigma Pi (honor society for women in Chemistry), Member (1900)

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Member (1900)

Butler University, National Merit Scholar (1971)

Butler University, Dr. Robert H. Egbert Scholarship (pre-medical) (1972)

Butler University, Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude with highest honors in Zoology (1975)

Butler University, Outstanding Woman Student and "Top Ten" Outstanding Student (1975)

American Medical Women's Association Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Outstanding Woman in Medicine (1979)

American Lung Association , "November Noel" fellowship in neonatology (1982)

Children's Choice, Children's Choics Nominee (1989)

Lasso Tobacco Colorado , Special Recognition (1996)

2001 American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA) Medical Book Awards Competition awarded to the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 4th edition (editorial board), First Place (2001)

American Academy of Pediatrics, E. H. Christopherson Lectureship in International Child Health (2009)

Society for Simulation in Healthcare, The Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education Lectureship (2010)

Academic Pediatric Association, Ray Helfer Award for Innovation in Pediatric Research (2010)

Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health, Member (2010)

American Society for Association Executives , Award of Excellence for Innovations by Associations that Advance America to Helping Babies Breathe (2010)

People’s Republic of China Ministry of Health , Special Recognition by the People’s Republic of China Ministry of Health for contributions to the China Neonatal Resuscitation Program (2010)

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health, Section on Breastfeeding
American Academy of Pediatrics - District VIII Section on Perinatal Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics Colorado Chapter - Chair: International Pediatrics Committee (1992 – 2001)
American Public Health Association/Colorado Public Health Association - Member
International Society for Mountain Medicine - Member
Wilderness Medical Society - Member
Sociedad Iberoamericana de Neonatolog?a (SIBEN) - Member
Society for Pediatric Research - Member
American Pediatric Society - Member
Global Health Council - Member
Research & Grants
$120,960 - NIH Fogarty International Center 1 RO3 TW007957-01A2 Perinatal Origins of Chronic Mountain Sickness (2009)

Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="Niermeyer S"[Author]
Teaching
Professor of Pediatrics (2003)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics

Professor (2007)
Graduate School
Pediatrics
Clinical Sciences

Professor (2011)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Department of Epidemiology

Co-director of Maternal Child Health Programs (2011)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
University of Colorado Center for Global Health

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: Neonatal resuscitation, international child health and maternal/newborn survival, high-altitude physiology and medicine

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations: Aurora - University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Fax Phone: 720-777-7323

Office Phone: 303-724-2840
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