Doug Novins, director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Colorado, recently was bestowed the title of Cy and Lydia Professor of Child Psychiatry. .. Malik Kahook, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in May. The award recognizes Malik for early-career contributions. … Bev Kratzer, director of the UCCS Career Center, recently earned a Master Career Development Professional Development certification from the National Career Development Association, the professional association for career development. … Kathy Magilvy, professor and associate dean for Academic Programs, College of Nursing (CON), recently received the Jo Eleanor Elliott Leadership Award at the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) 46th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, in Anaheim, Calif. Some 35 CON faculty, staff and graduate students, one of the college’s largest contingents ever, attended the conference. Accompanying CON Dean Sarah Thompson were 18 faculty, including: Drs. Karen Sousa, Pei-Ying Chuang, Daniel Cline, Jennifer Disabato, Linda Flynn, Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, Lynn Gilbert, Scott Harpin, Jacqueline Jones, Jane Kass-Wolf, Ernestine Kotthoff-Burrell, Nancy Lowe, Magilvy, Ellyn Matthews, Madalynn Neu, Leli Pedro, Marylou Robinson, Teresa Sakraida, and Sarah Schmiege. Oliwier Dziadkowiec, new director of the college’s Center for Nursing Research, also attended. … The School of Medicine’s Alicia Gore from otolaryngology, Jennifer Burr from radiation oncology, and Pamela Sullivan from family medicine at Rose Medical Center recently received the first Outstanding Program Coordinator Awards, a recognition conferred by their peers and Carol Rumack, associate dean for graduate medical education. The award is presented to up to five program coordinators in recognition of their in-depth understanding of the accreditation process, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. … Emmanuel Didier, instructor of CU Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning and principal at DidierDesignStudio in Fort Collins, is principal designer for the new Children’s Garden at the H. O. Smith Botanic Gardens in The Penn State University Arboretum. … A book by Melanie Shellenbarger, senior instructor of architecture at CU Denver — “High Country Summers: The Early Second Homes of Colorado, 1880–1940” — is a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Book Awards in the History category. The annual awards recognize the accomplishments of Colorado’s outstanding writers, illustrators, editors and photographers for books published during the previous year. The winners will be announced June 21 at the Aspen Summer Words Literary Festival in Aspen. … Erica Schwartz, assistant professor and executive director of Sheridan Health Services, director of Midwifery Services in the College of Nursing, and endowed co-chair of PROMISE in the Department of OB/GYN in the medical school, was selected to participate in the Leadership America Class of 2013, a program designed for female executives across the nation.