Douglas Novins, MD
Professor, Psychiatry-NATP

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Medical School:
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1987)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Columbia University (NY) (1983)
Internship:
  • New York University School of Medicine Program (1988)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychiatry (1995)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-NATP

Recognition & Awards

  • Dane Prugh Award for ÔÇťOutstanding and Inspirational Teaching in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center (2006)

Publications

  • Brooks-Russell A, Runyan C, Betz ME, Tung G, Brandspigel S, Novins DK. Law Enforcement Agencies' Perceptions of the Benefits of and Barriers to Temporary Firearm Storage to Prevent Suicide. Am J Public Health. 2019 Feb;109(2):285-288. PubMed PMID: 30571301
  • Moullin JC, Moore LA, Novins DK, Aarons GA. Attitudes Towards Evidence-Based Practice in Substance Use Treatment Programs Serving American Indian Native Communities. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2018 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30542903
  • Novins DK, Althoff RR, Billingsley MK, Cortese S, Drury SS, Frazier JA, Henderson SW, McCauley EA, White TJH. Study Registration: Encouraging the Practice of Hypothetical-Deductive Research in the Journal. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Dec;57(12):901-902. PubMed PMID: 30522731
  • Novins D, Meyer A, Beltangady M. CONTEXTUAL ISSUES FOR IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF HOME-VISITATION PROGRAMS FOR AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE COMMUNITIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE TRIBAL MATERNAL, INFANT, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING PROGRAM. Infant Ment Health J. 2018 May;39(3):259-264. PubMed PMID: 29742290
  • Chomos JC, Evans WP, Bolan M, Merritt L, Meyer A, Novins DK. USING SINGLE-CASE DESIGNS TO EVALUATE COMPONENTS OF TRIBAL HOME-VISITATION PROGRAMS. Infant Ment Health J. 2018 May;39(3):335-346. PubMed PMID: 29726592
  • Novins DK, Ferron C, Abramson L, Barlow A. ADDRESSING SUBSTANCE-USE PROBLEMS IN TRIBAL HOME VISITING. Infant Ment Health J. 2018 May;39(3):287-294. PubMed PMID: 29722426
  • Novins DK, Wagner KD. The Journal and the Academy. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 May;57(5):299. PubMed PMID: 29706154
  • Betz ME, Brooks-Russell A, Brandspigel S, Novins DK, Tung GJ, Runyan C. Counseling Suicidal Patients About Access to Lethal Means: Attitudes of Emergency Nurse Leaders. J Emerg Nurs. 2018 Sep;44(5):499-504. PubMed PMID: 29704978
  • Avey JP, Hiratsuka VY, Dirks LG, Moore LA, Beach B, Novins DK, Caindec K, Dillard DA. Disseminating Information on Trauma Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment in a Tribal Health Setting: A Case Study. Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res. 2018;25(1):43-61. PubMed PMID: 29671857
  • Novins DK, Althoff RR, Billingsley MK, Cortese S, Drury SS, Frazier JA, Henderson SW, McCauley EA, White TJH, Karnik NS. Conflict of Interest and the Journal Revisited. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;57(2):72-73. PubMed PMID: 29413148
  • Novins DK, Althoff RR, Billingsley MK, Cortese S, Drury SS, Frazier JA, Henderson SW, McCauley EA, White TJH, Karnik NS. Bias, the Scientific Method, and the Journal. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;57(2):71. PubMed PMID: 29413147
  • Novins DK, Althoff RR, Cortese S, Drury SS, Frazier JA, Henderson SW, McCauley EA, White T. Simply the Best: Honoring the Outgoing Editorial Team. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;57(1):3-5. PubMed PMID: 29301666
  • Novins DK. Mentors. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;57(1):2. PubMed PMID: 29301663
  • Novins DK. Learning Together. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;57(1):1. PubMed PMID: 29301658
  • Runyan CW, Brooks-Russell A, Tung G, Brandspigel S, Betz ME, Novins DK, Agans R. Hospital Emergency Department Lethal Means Counseling for Suicidal Patients. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29248278
  • Thomas JF, Novins DK, Hosokawa PW, Olson CA, Hunter D, Brent AS, Frunzi G, Libby AM. The Use of Telepsychiatry to Provide Cost-Efficient Care During Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Oct 16;:appips201700140. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29032703
  • Dickerson D, Moore LA, Rieckmann T, Croy CD, Venner K, Moghaddam J, Gueco R, Novins DK. Correlates of Motivational Interviewing Use Among Substance Use Treatment Programs Serving American Indians/Alaska Natives. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2018 Jan;45(1):31-45. PubMed PMID: 28236017
  • Running Bear U, Beals J, Novins DK, Manson SM. Alcohol detoxification completion, acceptance of referral to substance abuse treatment, and entry into substance abuse treatment among Alaska Native people. Addict Behav. 2017 Feb;65:25-32. PubMed PMID: 27705843
  • Runyan CW, Brooks-Russell A, Tung G, Brandspigel S, Betz ME, Novins DK, Agans R. Hospital Emergency Department Lethal Means Counseling for Suicidal Patients. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29248278
  • Thomas JF, Novins DK, Hosokawa PW, Olson CA, Hunter D, Brent AS, Frunzi G, Libby AM. The Use of Telepsychiatry to Provide Cost-Efficient Care During Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Oct 16;:appips201700140. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29032703
  • Runyan CW, Brooks-Russell A, Brandspigel S, Betz M, Tung G, Novins D, Agans R. Law Enforcement and Gun Retailers as Partners for Safely Storing Guns to Prevent Suicide: A Study in 8 Mountain West States. Am J Public Health. 2017 Nov;107(11):1789-1794. PubMed PMID: 28933926
  • Rieckmann T, Moore L, Croy C, Aarons GA, Novins DK. National Overview of Medication-Assisted Treatment for American Indians and Alaska Natives With Substance Use Disorders. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Nov 1;68(11):1136-1143. PubMed PMID: 28712352
  • Mullin BC, Pyle L, Haraden D, Riederer J, Brim N, Kaplan D, Novins D. A Preliminary Multimethod Comparison of Sleep Among Adolescents With and Without Generalized Anxiety Disorder. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2016 Oct 13;:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27736237
  • Running Bear U, Beals J, Novins DK, Manson SM. Alcohol detoxification completion, acceptance of referral to substance abuse treatment, and entry into substance abuse treatment among Alaska Native people. Addict Behav. 2017 Feb;65:25-32. PubMed PMID: 27705843
  • Hiratsuka VY, Moore L, Dillard DA, Avey JP, Dirks LG, Beach B, Novins D. Development of a Screening and Brief Intervention Process for Symptoms of Psychological Trauma Among Primary Care Patients of Two American Indian and Alaska Native Health Systems. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27328846
  • Mullin BC, Pyle L, Haraden D, Riederer J, Brim N, Kaplan D, Novins D. A Preliminary Multimethod Comparison of Sleep Among Adolescents With and Without Generalized Anxiety Disorder. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2016 Oct 13;:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27736237
  • Rieckmann T, Moore LA, Croy CD, Novins DK, Aarons G. A National Study of American Indian and Alaska Native Substance Abuse Treatment: Provider and Program Characteristics. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Sep;68:46-56. PubMed PMID: 27431046
  • Hiratsuka VY, Moore L, Dillard DA, Avey JP, Dirks LG, Beach B, Novins D. Development of a Screening and Brief Intervention Process for Symptoms of Psychological Trauma Among Primary Care Patients of Two American Indian and Alaska Native Health Systems. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27328846
  • Novins DK, Croy CD, Moore LA, Rieckmann T. Use of evidence-based treatments in substance abuse treatment programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Apr 1;161:214-21. PubMed PMID: 26898185
  • Runyan CW, Becker A, Brandspigel S, Barber C, Trudeau A, Novins D. Lethal Means Counseling for Parents of Youth Seeking Emergency Care for Suicidality. West J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan;17(1):8-14. PubMed PMID: 26823923
  • Bear UR, Beals J, Novins DK, Manson SM. Gender differences among Alaska Native people seeking alcohol withdrawal treatment. Subst Abus. 2016 Apr-Jun;37(2):372-8. PubMed PMID: 26731436
  • Rieckmann T, Moore LA, Croy CD, Novins DK, Aarons G. A National Study of American Indian and Alaska Native Substance Abuse Treatment: Provider and Program Characteristics. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Sep;68:46-56. PubMed PMID: 27431046
  • Novins DK, Croy CD, Moore LA, Rieckmann T. Use of evidence-based treatments in substance abuse treatment programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Apr 1;161:214-21. PubMed PMID: 26898185
  • Bolton SL, Elias B, Enns MW, Sareen J, Beals J, Novins DK, Swampy Cree Suicide Prevention Team, AI-SUPERPFP Team. A comparison of the prevalence and risk factors of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in two American Indian population samples and in a general population sample. Transcult Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;51(1):3-22. PubMed PMID: 24065607
  • Jervis LL, Spicer P, Belcourt A, Sarche M, Novins DK, Fickenscher A, Beals J, AI-SUPERPFP Team. The social construction of violence among Northern Plains tribal members with antisocial personality disorder and alcohol use disorder. Transcult Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;51(1):23-46. PubMed PMID: 24045407
  • Legha R, Raleigh-Cohn A, Fickenscher A, Novins D. Challenges to providing quality substance abuse treatment services for American Indian and Alaska Native communities: perspectives of staff from 18 treatment centers. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Jun 17;14:181. PubMed PMID: 24938281
  • Running Bear U, Anderson H, Manson SM, Shore JH, Prochazka AV, Novins DK. Impact of adaptive functioning on readmission to alcohol detoxification among Alaska Native People. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jul 1;140:168-74. PubMed PMID: 24837583
  • Bolton SL, Elias B, Enns MW, Sareen J, Beals J, Novins DK, Swampy Cree Suicide Prevention Team, AI-SUPERPFP Team. A comparison of the prevalence and risk factors of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in two American Indian population samples and in a general population sample. Transcult Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;51(1):3-22. PubMed PMID: 24065607
  • Jervis LL, Spicer P, Belcourt A, Sarche M, Novins DK, Fickenscher A, Beals J, AI-SUPERPFP Team. The social construction of violence among Northern Plains tribal members with antisocial personality disorder and alcohol use disorder. Transcult Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;51(1):23-46. PubMed PMID: 24045407
  • Novins DK, Green AE, Legha RK, Aarons GA. Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices for child and adolescent mental health: a systematic review. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Oct;52(10):1009-1025.e18. PubMed PMID: 24074468
  • Savin DM, Legha RK, Cordaro AR, Ka S, Chak T, Chardavoyne J, Yager J, Novins D. Spanning distance and culture in psychiatric education: a teleconferencing collaboration between Cambodia and the United States. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 1;37(5):355-9. PubMed PMID: 24026381
  • Kaufman CE, Beals J, Croy C, Jiang L, Novins DK, AI-SUPERPFP Team. Multilevel context of depression in two American Indian tribes. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2013 Dec;81(6):1040-51. PubMed PMID: 24016293
  • Brooks E, Novins DK, Noe T, Bair B, Dailey N, Lowe J, Richardson WJ Jr, Hawthorne K, Shore JH. Reaching rural communities with culturally appropriate care: a model for adapting remote monitoring to American Indian veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Apr;19(4):272-7. PubMed PMID: 23451811
  • Hudziak JJ, Novins DK. Illuminating the complexities of developmental psychopathology: special series on longitudinal and birth cohort studies. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;52(1):6-8. PubMed PMID: 23265628
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1987)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Columbia University (NY) (1983)
Internships:
  • New York University School of Medicine Program (1988)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychiatry (1995)
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Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-NATP
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