Bruce Bender, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Head, Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health
Co-Director, Center for Health Promotion
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Bruce Bender, PhD is a Consultant for KAC Health and an Advisory Board Member for GlaxoSmithKline and Propeller Health.
Bruce Bender, PhD is a pediatric neuropsychologist and Head of the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health at National Jewish Health as well as Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. He is a Co-Director of the National Jewish Health Center for Health Promotion, which aims to assist patients in more effective management of chronic illness. He is also the Director of the Asthma Toolkit Program, which has trained rural and Indian Health Service primary care providers in evidence-base asthma management.
Dr. Bender is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Press, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Bender is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Behavioral Science Assembly of the American Thoracic Society.