Steve Berman, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine (1971)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1976)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

Professional Titles

  • Children's Hospital Colorado Chair in General Pediatrics
  • Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health
  • Director Center for Global Health
  • Emeritus Endowed Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair in Academic General Pediatrics

Recognition & Awards

  • Torch of Liberty Award, Colorado Anti-Defamation League (2017)
  • Grulee Award for Outstanding Service, American Academy of Pediatric (2012)
  • Sabin Award, School of Medicine (2011)
  • Career Teaching Scholar Award,, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2008)
  • Public Policy and Advocacy Award, Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2007)
  • Bonfils-Stanton Community Service Award, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation (2005)

Publications

  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Initial Contraceptive Choices of Women Enrolled in a Cluster-Randomized Trial in Southwest Trifinio, Guatemala. Matern Child Health J. 2022 Jan;26(1):168-176. PubMed PMID: 34709526
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Initial Contraceptive Choices of Women Enrolled in a Cluster-Randomized Trial in Southwest Trifinio, Guatemala. Matern Child Health J. 2021 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34709526
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Characteristics Associated with Choosing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Rural Guatemala: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster-Randomized Trial. Obstet Gynecol Res. 2021;4(2):131-139. PubMed PMID: 34308356
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Twelve-Month outcomes of a Cluster-Randomized Trial of Home-Based Postpartum Contraceptive Delivery in Southwest Trifinio, Guatemala. Obstet Gynecol Res. 2021;4(2):81-89. PubMed PMID: 33987556
  • Vicari AS, Olson D, Vilajeliu A, Andrus JK, Ropero AM, Morens DM, Santos IJ, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Berman S. Seasonal Influenza Prevention and Control Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Context of the Global Influenza Strategy and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 May 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33970888
  • Cunningham M, Bonnell LN, Mehner L, Berman S, Camp B. A cumulative risk index for use in the medical home. Child Care Health Dev. 2021 Jul;47(4):471-476. PubMed PMID: 33631836
  • Harrison MS, Fought A, Montes SB, Rivera C, Nacht A, Zambrano AJ, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Blood pressure in a pregnant, rural Guatemalan population: Results from a quality improvement database. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2021 Mar;258:475-476. PubMed PMID: 33546906
  • Miller M, Lamb M, Rivera C, Montes SB, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Harrison MS. Risk Factors and Referral Rates for Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnant Mothers of Southwest Guatemala. J Womens Health Dev. 2021 Dec;4(4):110-112. PubMed PMID: 34723194
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Characteristics Associated with Choosing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Rural Guatemala: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster-Randomized Trial. Obstet Gynecol Res. 2021;4(2):131-139. PubMed PMID: 34308356
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Twelve-Month outcomes of a Cluster-Randomized Trial of Home-Based Postpartum Contraceptive Delivery in Southwest Trifinio, Guatemala. Obstet Gynecol Res. 2021;4(2):81-89. PubMed PMID: 33987556
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Primary and secondary three-month outcomes of a cluster-randomized trial of home-based postpartum contraceptive delivery in southwest Trifinio, Guatemala. Reprod Health. 2020 Aug 20;17(1):127. PubMed PMID: 32819394
  • Dreyer BP, Trent M, Anderson AT, Askew GL, Boyd R, Coker TR, Coyne-Beasley T, Fuentes-Afflick E, Johnson T, Mendoza F, Montoya-Williams D, Oyeku SO, Poitevien P, Spinks-Franklin AAI, Thomas OW, Walker-Harding L, Willis E, Wright JL, Berman S, Berkelhamer J, Jenkins RR, Kraft C, Palfrey J, Perrin JM, Stein F. The Death of George Floyd: Bending the Arc of History Toward Justice for Generations of Children. Pediatrics. 2020 Sep;146(3). PubMed PMID: 32591435
  • Duran P, Berman S, Niermeyer S, Jaenisch T, Forster T, Gomez Ponce de Leon R, De Mucio B, Serruya S. COVID-19 and newborn health: systematic review. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2020;44:e54. PubMed PMID: 32454807
  • Harrison MS, Montes SB, Rivera C, Nacht A, Zambrano AJ, Lamb M, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Interpregnancy Interval in a Rural Guatemalan Population: Results from a Quality Improvement Database. Matern Child Health J. 2020 Aug;24(8):1038-1046. PubMed PMID: 32405739
  • Hilmisson H, Berman S, Magnusdottir S. Sleep apnea diagnosis in children using software-generated apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) derived from data recorded with a single photoplethysmogram sensor (PPG) : Results from the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Study (CHAT) based on cardiopulmonary coupling analysis. Sleep Breath. 2020 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32222900
  • Domek GJ, Szafran LH, Bonnell LN, Berman S, Camp BW. Using Finger Puppets in the Primary Care Setting to Support Caregivers Talking With Their Infants: A Feasibility Pilot Study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 May;59(4-5):380-387. PubMed PMID: 32037858
  • Harrison MS, Bunge Montes S, Rivera C, Nacht A, Zambrano AJ, Lamb M, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Mode of delivery among women with a history of prior cesarean in rural Guatemala: Results from a quality improvement database. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Feb;245:212-215. PubMed PMID: 31892435
  • Shriver AE, Bonnell LN, Berman S, Camp BW. Cumulative risk, the cognitive home environment and vocabulary in early childhood. Child Care Health Dev. 2020 Mar;46(2):244-246. PubMed PMID: 31849078
  • Harrison MS, Montes SB, Rivera C, Nacht A, Zambrano AJ, Lamb M, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Interpregnancy Interval in a Rural Guatemalan Population: Results from a Quality Improvement Database. Matern Child Health J. 2020 Aug;24(8):1038-1046. PubMed PMID: 32405739
  • Hilmisson H, Berman S, Magnusdottir S. Sleep apnea diagnosis in children using software-generated apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) derived from data recorded with a single photoplethysmogram sensor (PPG) : Results from the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Study (CHAT) based on cardiopulmonary coupling analysis. Sleep Breath. 2020 Dec;24(4):1739-1749. PubMed PMID: 32222900
  • Harrison MS, Bunge Montes S, Rivera C, Nacht A, Zambrano AJ, Lamb M, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Mode of delivery among women with a history of prior cesarean in rural Guatemala: Results from a quality improvement database. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Feb;245:212-215. PubMed PMID: 31892435
  • Shriver AE, Bonnell LN, Berman S, Camp BW. Cumulative risk, the cognitive home environment and vocabulary in early childhood. Child Care Health Dev. 2020 Mar;46(2):244-246. PubMed PMID: 31849078
  • Gaensbauer JT, Lamb M, Calvimontes DM, Asturias EJ, Kamidani S, Contreras-Roldan IL, Dominguez SR, Robinson CC, Zacarias A, Berman S, Melgar MA. Identification of Enteropathogens by Multiplex PCR among Rural and Urban Guatemalan Children with Acute Diarrhea. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Sep;101(3):534-540. PubMed PMID: 31392942
  • Harrison MS, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Bunge-Montes S, Bolaños GA, Lamb M, Asturias EJ, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Trends in the Mode of Delivery of Pregnant Women in Rural Guatemala from a Quality Improvement Database. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Apr;23(4):435-442. PubMed PMID: 30542986
  • Harrison MS, Bunge-Montes S, Rivera C, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Heinrichs G, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, Bolanos A, Asturias E, Berman S, Sheeder J. Delivery of home-based post-partum contraception in rural Guatemalan women: feasibility, recruitment and retention in a cluster-randomized trial. Int Health. 2019 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31867673
  • Gaensbauer JT, Lamb M, Calvimontes DM, Asturias EJ, Kamidani S, Contreras-Roldan IL, Dominguez SR, Robinson CC, Zacarias A, Berman S, Melgar MA. Identification of Enteropathogens by Multiplex PCR among Rural and Urban Guatemalan Children with Acute Diarrhea. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Sep;101(3):534-540. PubMed PMID: 31392942
  • Harrison MS, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Bunge-Montes S, Bolaños GA, Lamb M, Asturias EJ, Berman S, Heinrichs G. Trends in the Mode of Delivery of Pregnant Women in Rural Guatemala from a Quality Improvement Database. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Apr;23(4):435-442. PubMed PMID: 30542986
  • Domek GJ, Macdonald B, Cooper C, Cunningham M, Abdel-Maksoud M, Berman S. Group based learning among caregivers: assessing mothers' knowledge before and after an early childhood intervention in rural Guatemala. Glob Health Promot. 2019 Jun;26(2):61-69. PubMed PMID: 28805505
  • Berman S. Will Virtual Pediatric Subspecialist Networks "Disrupt" Existing Narrow Networks?. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4). PubMed PMID: 28250023
  • Berman S. Can accountable care organizations "disrupt" our fragmented child health system?. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar;135(3):e705-6. PubMed PMID: 25667246
  • Petersen BW, Arbuckle HA, Berman S. Effectiveness of saltwater baths in the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Jan-Feb;32(1):60-3. PubMed PMID: 25644039
  • Talmi A, Bunik M, Asherin R, Rannie M, Watlington T, Beaty B, Berman S. Improving developmental screening documentation and referral completion. Pediatrics. 2014 Oct;134(4):e1181-8. PubMed PMID: 25180272
  • Cooper L, Guan H, Ortiz-Hernández AA, Llamosas Gallardo B, Rivera G, Wathen J, Shulman B, Berman S. Pediatrics in disasters: evaluation of a global training program. Adv Pediatr. 2014 Aug;61(1):245-60. PubMed PMID: 25037131
  • Berman S. Children with special health care needs: the canary in the health care reform coal mine. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug;134(2):373-4. PubMed PMID: 25002662
  • Talmi A, Bunik M, Asherin R, Rannie M, Watlington T, Beaty B, Berman S. Improving developmental screening documentation and referral completion. Pediatrics. 2014 Oct;134(4):e1181-8. PubMed PMID: 25180272
  • Cooper L, Guan H, Ortiz-Hernández AA, Llamosas Gallardo B, Rivera G, Wathen J, Shulman B, Berman S. Pediatrics in disasters: evaluation of a global training program. Adv Pediatr. 2014 Aug;61(1):245-60. PubMed PMID: 25037131
  • Berman S. Children with special health care needs: the canary in the health care reform coal mine. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug;134(2):373-4. PubMed PMID: 25002662
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Babbel CI, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Berman S, Kempe A. Vaccine financing from the perspective of primary care physicians. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):367-74. PubMed PMID: 24567011
  • Cooper L, Guan H, Ventre KM, Dai Y, Zhu Z, Li S, Berman S. Evaluating the efficacy of the AAP "pediatrics in disaster" course: the Chinese experience. Am J Disaster Med. 2012 Summer;7(3):231-41. PubMed PMID: 23140066
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Professional Memberships

  • New England Journal of Medicine, Peer Reviewer
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Peer Reviewer
  • Health Policy for Pediatrics, Consulting Editor
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Former President

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Special Care Clinic
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-6739

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care
Clinical Interests
I am interested in caring for children with complex medical conditions, especially children with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). I am also interested in otitis media (inflammation of the middle ear), access to health care and immunization research.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine (1971)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1976)
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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics
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Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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