Richard Krugman, MD

Dr. Krugman is a distinguished professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado, where he has spent his entire academic career. He is a graduate of Princeton University, earned his medical degree at NYU School of Medicine, and did his pediatric internship and residency at the CU School of Medicine. Dr. Krugman joined the CU faculty in 1973. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in 1980, and was named director of the C. Henry Kempe National Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, and gained international prominence in the field of child abuse. He was appointed to the U.S. Advisory Board of Child Abuse and Neglect in 1989, serving as chair from 1989-91. He served 15 years as editor-in-chief of Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, and 25 years as dean of the CU School of Medicine (1990-2015). He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2005. His current interests are in the outcomes for children and families in child protection systems in the United States and Europe.

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