Ruth Devoogd, PNP, MS, BSN
Sr. Instructor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Graduate Schools :
  • MSN, University of Colorado Denver (1989)
  • CPNP, University of Colorado College of Nursing (1993)
Undergraduate School:
  • BSN, University of Colorado - Health Sciences Center (CO) (1976)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Sr. Instructor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
  • Advanced Practice Provider

Recognition & Awards

  • Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, (2018)
    National award recognizing the contributions of non-physician members of a care team who demonstrate a passion for excellence and commitment to care of individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF).
  • Patient-Family Experience, Excellence in Patient Care Award, Children's Hospital Colorado, (2017)
    For achieving 90% or higher with 9/10 ratings on Overall Patient Experience
  • Patient-Family Experience, Excellence in Patient Care Award, Children's Hospital Colorado, (2016)
    For achieving 90% or higher with 9/10 ratings on Overall Provider Experience
  • Five Star Excellence Award, Professional Research Consultants, Inc, (2014)
    For scoring in the top 10% nationally for "Excellent" responses - Overall Quality of Provider Care
  • Barbara Quarantillo Senior Instructor with Distinction, Univ of CO School of Medicine Dept of Peds, (2010)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Colorado Chapter
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses, Member at large

Practice Locations

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

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certificate (2003)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing - Cystic Fibrosis
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Lungs and Breathing
Clinical Interest for Patients
My main area of clinical interest is cystic fibrosis, family centered care and quality improvement.

Care Philosophy
Family centered care is central to my practice. I believe in providing patients and families with the information they need to learn about cystic fibrosis and how to live with this condition, in all aspects of their lives. I am also strongly committed to process improvement to ensure that patients and families receive the best care possible.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MSN, University of Colorado Denver (1989)
  • CPNP, University of Colorado College of Nursing (1993)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BSN, University of Colorado - Health Sciences Center (CO) (1976)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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