Qualifications and experience

Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Lungs and Breathing, Lungs and Breathing - Asthma, Lungs and Breathing - Granulomatous Lung Disease, Lungs and Breathing - Interstitial Lung Disease, Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease, Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders, Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
Languages spoken
University of Colorado (1993)

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Program (1987)

Medical School
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (1986)

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Program (1990)

Southern Illinois University–Carbondale (IL) (1980)

Clinical interest for patients

Dr. Deterding is a tenured Professor of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital. She completed her medical training and residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University and completed Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship training at the University of Colorado. She was competitively selected and completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.

She is currently the Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado,Medical Director of the Pediatric Breathing Institute at the Children’s Hospital, an innovative Institute designed to expand interdisciplinary programs and improve outcomes, clinical care and new treatments for children with breathing problems and the Medical Director of the new Children’s Colorado Innovation Center. She is recognized as an international expert in the care of children with rare interstitial and diffuse lung disease, with research interests in biomarkers, proteomics, and defining clinical phenotypes outcomes with novel approaches. As the Director of The Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease Research Network (ChILDRN), she is leading efforts to develop an international diffuse lung disease database and collaborative community of patient families and investigators.

Other leadership efforts have included the development of multiple educational initiatives. She led the successful creation of the new undergraduate medical student curriculum at the University of Colorado School of Medicine as the Associate Dean of Clinical Curriculum, directed the Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Training Program in Colorado and has been the President of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP), a national organization of pediatric educators.
Dr. Deterding has over 60 publications and has had grant funding in medical education, clinical trials, clinical science and innovation devices. She has received numerous teaching awards and has consistently been recognized as one of Denver’s 5280 Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America.

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