Bruce G. Bender, PhD
Dr. Bender is Head of the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health at the National Jewish Health and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, both in Denver, Colorado. He is a co-developer of the National Jewish Center for Health Promotion, which aims to assist patients in more effective management of chronic illness. He is also the director of the Colorado Asthma Toolkit Program, which provides asthma care training to primary care physicians who care for medically underserved patients. Dr. Bender is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Behavioral Science Assembly of the American Thoracic Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.