Steve Daniels, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics-Administration

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (1977)
Graduate Schools :
  • MPH, Harvard University (1979)
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1982)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, University of Rochester (NY) (1973)
Internship:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program (1978)
Residency:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1981)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatric Cardiology (1984)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Administration

Professional Titles

  • Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • L. Joseph Butterfield Chair of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Pediatrician-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Professor of Epidemiology, University of Colorado School of Public Health

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, Elected by peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America (2018)
  • Alexander S. Nadas Lecturer, American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) (2017)
    American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Annual Conference. Anaheim, CA. November 14, 2017.
  • Rashkind Lecturer and Visiting Professor, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (2016)
    CHOP Cardiology 2016 Conference in Orlando, FL. February 26, 2016.
  • Highly Cited Researcher Award 2014 and 2015: In Recognition of Ranking in Top 1% of Researchers for Most Cited Documents in their Specific Field.”, Thomson Reuters (2015)
  • Gold Heart Award, American Heart Association (2015)
    Highest national volunteer award of the AHA; particularly noting Dr. Daniels’ work in youth health and cardiovascular diseases in the young. June 2015.
  • Fyler Lecturer and Visiting Professor, Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatric Grand Rounds (2014)
    “Pediatric Dyslipidemia: Screening, Evaluation and Treatment.” Boston, MA. April 2, 2014.
  • Named to The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014, Basil Moftah, President of Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science (2014)
  • Major Scientific Advance in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (2012)
    Authored paper “Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and cardiovascular risk factors” published in The New England Journal of Medicine (2011;365:1876-1885), which was named a “Major Scientific Advance in Cardiovascular Epidemiology” by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health for 2012.
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) (2012)
  • America’s Top Cardiologists, Consumers’ Research Council of America (2012)
    Included in Guide to America’s Top Cardiologists 2012 Edition.
  • Meritorious Achievement Award, American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) (2011)
  • Chairman’s Award, American Heart Association (2011)
  • America's Top Pediatricians, Consumers Research Council (2010)
  • Top Cardiologists in America, Consumers Research Council (2009)
  • Hall of Honor, Cincinnati Pediatric Society (2007)
  • Elite Reviewer, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2004)
  • Faculty Recognition Award, University of Cincinnati (1996)
  • Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association (1994)
  • Clinical Investigator Award, National Institutes of Health (1989)
  • Paul McCastland Research Fellowship, American Heart Association (1983)
  • Pritzker School of Medicine, Summer Research Fellowship Award, University of Chicago (1974)

Publications

  • Couch SC, Saelens BE, Khoury PR, Dart KB, Mitsnefes MM, Daniels SR, Urbina EM. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Dietary Intervention Improves Blood Pressure and Vascular Health in Youth With Elevated Blood Pressure. Hypertension. 2020. Nov 16:HYPERTENSIONAHA12016156. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.120.16156. Epub ahead of print.
  • Woo JG, Reynolds K, Summer S, Khoury PR, Daniels SR, Kalkwarf HJ. Longitudinal diet quality trajectories suggest targets for diet improvement in early childhood. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 Oct 24:S2212-2672(20)31226-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.08.084.
  • Patel SS, Daniels SR. Beginning with the end in mind: the case for primordial and primary cardiovascular prevention in youth. Can J Cardiol. 2020 Sep;36(9):1344-1351. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.07.002. Epub 2020 Jul 10.
  • Kaar JL, Schmiege SJ, Kalkwarf HJ, Woo JG, Daniels SR, Simon SL. Longitudinal Assessment of Sleep Trajectories during Early Childhood and Their Association with Obesity. Child Obes. 2020 Apr;16(3):211-217. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0126.
  • Abman S, Daniels SR. Racism and Social Injustice as Determinants of Child Health: the American Pediatric Society Issue of the Year. Pediatric Research. 2020 Nov;88(5):691-693. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-01126-6. Epub 2020 Sep 28.
  • Hu T, Jacobs DR Jr, Sinaiko AR, Bazzano LA, Burns TL, Daniels SR, Dwyer T, Hutri-Kähönen N, Juonala M, Murdy KA, Prineas RJ, Raitakari OT, Urbina EM, Venn A, Woo JG, Steinberger J. Childhood BMI and Fasting Glucose and Insulin Predict Adult Type 2 Diabetes: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3c) Consortium. Diabetes Care 2020;43:2821-2829. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-0822.
  • Nicklas D, Treitz M, Daniels S, Hanson J. Developing a Center for Education Research and Scholarship in a Department of Pediatrics. MedEdPublish. 2020. 9, [1], 181. https://doi.org/10.15694/mep.2020.000181.1
  • Tran A, Flynn J, Becker R, Daniels S, Falkner B, Ferguson M, Hanevold C, Hooper S, Ingelfinger J, Lande M, Martin L, Meyers K, Mitsnefes M, Rosner B, Samuels J, Urbina E. Subclinical systolic and diastolic dysfunction is evident in youth with elevated blood pressure. Hypertension. 2020;75:1551-1556. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.14682. Epub 2020 May 4.
  • Hu T, Gall SL, Widome R, Bazzano LA, Burns TL, Daniels SR, Dwyer T, Ikonen J, Juonala M, Kähönen M, Prineas RJ, Raitakari O, Sinaiko AR, Steinberger J, Urbina EM, Venn A, Viikari J, Woo JG, Jacobs Jr DR. Childhood/adolescent smoking and adult smoking and cessation: the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. JAHA: Journal of the American Heart Association. 2020;9:e014381. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.014381. Epub 2020 Apr 8.
  • Juonala M, Wu F, Sinaiko A, Woo JG, Urbina EM, Jacobs D, Steinberger J, Prineas R, Koskinen J, Sabin MA, Burgner DP, Burns TL, Bazzano L, Venn A, Viikari JS, Hutri-Kähönen N, Daniels SR, Dwyer T, Raitakari OT, Magnussen CG. Non-HDL cholesterol levels in childhood and carotid intima-media thickness in adulthood. Pediatrics. 2020;145. pii: e20192114. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-2114. Epub 2020 Mar 24.
  • Daniels SR, Caprio S, Chaudhari U, Manvelian G, Baccara-Dinet MT, Brunet A, Scemama M, Loizeau V, Bruckert E. PCSK9 inhibition with alirocumab in pediatric patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia: The ODYSSEY KIDS study. J of Clin Lipidol. 2020;14:322-330.
  • Daniels SR. Section Editor. Guidelines for Screening, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents. MD Text.com, Inc. / Endotext. South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, 2020 Jan 18.
  • Daniels SR. Chapter Author. “Promoting Cardiovascular Health.” Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature. 2020.
  • Daniels SR. Chapter Author. “Guidelines for Screening, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents.” Endotext [Internet]. South Dartmouth (MA): MDText.com, Inc.; 2020 Jan 18.
  • Jone PN, Ivy DD, Daniels SR (Editors). Pediatric Cardiology: From Basics to Innovation. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2020 Oct;67(5):xvii-xviii. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2020.07.009. Epub 2020 Aug 10.
  • Woo JG, Zhang N, Fenchel M, Jacobs DR Jr, Hu T, Urbina EM, Burns TL, Raitakari O, Steinberger J, Bazzano L, Prineas RJ, Jaquish C, Juonala M, Ryder JR, Daniels SR, Sinaiko A, Dwyer T, Venn A. Prediction of adult class II/III obesity from childhood BMI: the i3C consortium. Int J Obes (Lond). 2020 May;44(5):1164-1172. doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0461-6.
  • Koskinen J, Juonala M, Dwyer T, Venn A, Petkeviciene J, Ceponiene I, Bazzano L, Chen W, Sabin MA, Burns TL, Viikari JSA, Woo JG, Urbina EM, Prineas R, Hutri-Kähönen N, Sinaiko A, Jacobs DR Jr, Steinberger J, Daniels S, Raitakari O, Magnussen CG. Utility of Different Blood Pressure Measurement Components in Childhood to Predict Adult Carotid Intima-Media Thickness. Hypertension. 2019 Feb;73(2):335-341. PubMed PMID: 30580683
  • Mott MM, McCrory MA, Bandini LG, Cabral HJ, Daniels SR, Singer MR, Moore LL. Egg Intake Has No Adverse Association With Blood Lipids Or Glucose In Adolescent Girls. J Am Coll Nutr. 2019 Feb;38(2):119-124. PubMed PMID: 30280988
  • Daniels SR, Pratt CA, Hollister EB, Labarthe D, Cohen DA, Walker JR, Beech BM, Balagopal PB, Beebe DW, Gillman MW, Goodrich JM, Jaquish C, Kit B, Miller AL, Olds D, Oken E, Rajakumar K, Sherwood NE, Spruijt-Metz D, Steinberger J, Suglia SF, Teitelbaum SL, Urbina EM, Van Horn L, Ward D, Young ME. Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Early Childhood and Transitions in Childhood through Adolescence: A Workshop Report. J Pediatr. 2019 Jun;209:240-251.e1. PubMed PMID: 30904171
  • Ferriero DM, Fullerton HJ, Bernard TJ, Billinghurst L, Daniels SR, DeBaun MR, deVeber G, Ichord RN, Jordan LC, Massicotte P, Meldau J, Roach ES, Smith ER. Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2019 Mar;50(3):e51-e96. PubMed PMID: 30686119
  • Price PH, Kaizer AM, Daniels SR, Jenkins TM, Inge TH, Eckel RH. Physical Activity Improves Lipid and Weight-Loss Outcomes After Metabolic Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents with Severe Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Jun;27(6):989-996. PubMed PMID: 31050388
  • Woo JG, Zhang N, Fenchel M, Jacobs DR Jr, Hu T, Urbina EM, Burns TL, Raitakari O, Steinberger J, Bazzano L, Prineas RJ, Jaquish C, Juonala M, Ryder JR, Daniels SR, Sinaiko A, Dwyer T, Venn A. Prediction of adult class II/III obesity from childhood BMI: the i3C consortium. Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31597933
  • Kaar JL, Schmiege SJ, Kalkwarf HJ, Woo JG, Daniels SR, Simon SL. Longitudinal Assessment of Sleep Trajectories During Early Childhood and Their Association with Obesity. Child Obes. 2019 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31750742
  • Yan Y, Bazzano LA, Juonala M, Raitakari OT, Viikari JSA, Prineas R, Dwyer T, Sinaiko A, Burns TL, Daniels SR, Woo JG, Khoury PR, Urbina EM, Jacobs DR Jr, Hu T, Steinberger J, Venn A, Chen W. Long-Term Burden of Increased Body Mass Index from Childhood on Adult Dyslipidemia: The i3C Consortium Study. J Clin Med. 2019 Oct 18;8(10). PubMed PMID: 31635325
  • Kartiosuo N, Ramakrishnan R, Lemeshow S, Juonala M, Burns TL, Woo JG, Jacobs DR Jr, Daniels SR, Venn A, Steinberger J, Urbina EM, Bazzano L, Sabin MA, Hu T, Prineas RJ, Sinaiko AR, Pahkala K, Raitakari O, Dwyer T. Predicting overweight and obesity in young adulthood from childhood body-mass index: comparison of cutoffs derived from longitudinal and cross-sectional data. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 Nov;3(11):795-802. PubMed PMID: 31451394
  • Urbina EM, Mendizábal B, Becker RC, Daniels SR, Falkner BE, Hamdani G, Hanevold C, Hooper SR, Ingelfinger JR, Lanade M, Martin LJ, Meyers K, Mitsnefes M, Rosner B, Samuels J, Flynn JT. Association of Blood Pressure Level With Left Ventricular Mass in Adolescents. Hypertension. 2019 Sep;74(3):590-596. PubMed PMID: 31327264
  • Urbina EM, Isom S, Bell RA, Bowlby DA, D'Agostino R Jr, Daniels SR, Dolan LM, Imperatore G, Marcovina SM, Merchant AT, Reynolds K, Shah AS, Wadwa RP, Dabelea D. Burden of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Over Time and Arterial Stiffness in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jul 2;8(13):e010150. PubMed PMID: 31213111
  • Taylor-Zapata P, Baker-Smith CM, Burckart G, Daniels SR, Flynn JT, Giacoia G, Green D, Kelly AS, Khurana M, Li JS, Pratt C, Urbina EM, Zajicek A. Research Gaps in Primary Pediatric Hypertension. Pediatrics. 2019 May;143(5). PubMed PMID: 31023830
  • Hockett CW, Bedrick EJ, Zeitler P, Crume TL, Daniels S, Dabelea D. Exposure to Diabetes in Utero Is Associated with Earlier Pubertal Timing and Faster Pubertal Growth in the Offspring: The EPOCH Study. J Pediatr. 2019 Mar;206:105-112. PubMed PMID: 30528762
  • Urbina EM, Khoury PR, Bazzano L, Burns TL, Daniels S, Dwyer T, Hu T, Jacobs DR Jr, Juonala M, Prineas R, Raitakari O, Steinberger J, Venn A, Woo JG, Sinaiko A. Relation of Blood Pressure in Childhood to Self-Reported Hypertension in Adulthood. Hypertension. 2019 Jun;73(6):1224-1230. PubMed PMID: 31067199
  • Woo JG, Sucharew H, Su W, Khoury PR, Daniels SR, Kalkwarf HJ. Infant Weight and Length Growth Trajectories Modeled Using Superimposition by Translation and Rotation Are Differentially Associated with Body Composition Components at 3 and 7 Years of Age. J Pediatr. 2018 May;196:182-188.e1. PubMed PMID: 29525070
  • Baker-Smith CM, Flinn SK, Flynn JT, Kaelber DC, Blowey D, Carroll AE, Daniels SR, de Ferranti SD, Dionne JM, Falkner B, Gidding SS, Goodwin C, Leu MG, Powers ME, Rea C, Samuels J, Simasek M, Thaker VV, Urbina EM. Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2018 Sep;142(3). PubMed PMID: 30126937
  • Koskinen J, Juonala M, Dwyer T, Venn A, Thomson R, Bazzano L, Berenson GS, Sabin MA, Burns TL, Viikari JSA, Woo JG, Urbina EM, Prineas R, Hutri-Kähönen N, Sinaiko A, Jacobs D, Steinberger J, Daniels S, Raitakari OT, Magnussen CG. Impact of Lipid Measurements in Youth in Addition to Conventional Clinic-Based Risk Factors on Predicting Preclinical Atherosclerosis in Adulthood: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. Circulation. 2017 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29170152
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. Response to Letters Regarding the NASPGHAN NAFLD Guidelines. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28872475
  • Flynn JT, Kaelber DC, Baker-Smith CM, Blowey D, Carroll AE, Daniels SR, de Ferranti SD, Dionne JM, Falkner B, Flinn SK, Gidding SS, Goodwin C, Leu MG, Powers ME, Rea C, Samuels J, Simasek M, Thaker VV, Urbina EM. Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep;140(3). PubMed PMID: 28827377
  • Shah AS, Jenkins T, Gao Z, Daniels SR, Urbina EM, Kirk S, Siegel R, Inge TH. Lipid changes 8 years post gastric bypass in adolescents with severe obesity (FABS-5 study). Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Oct;41(10):1579-1584. PubMed PMID: 28634364
  • Kirk S, Woo JG, Brehm B, Daniels SR, Saelens BE. Changes in Eating Behaviors of Children with Obesity in Response to Carbohydrate-Modified and Portion-Controlled Diets. Child Obes. 2017 Oct;13(5):377-383. PubMed PMID: 28632394
  • Kelly AS, Daniels SR. Rethinking the Use of Body Mass Index z-Score in Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity: Time to Kick It to the Curb?. J Pediatr. 2017 Sep;188:7-8. PubMed PMID: 28601360
  • de Ferranti SD, Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Cull WL, O'Connor KG, Daniels SR, Leslie LK. Cholesterol Screening and Treatment Practices and Preferences: A Survey of United States Pediatricians. J Pediatr. 2017 Jun;185:99-105.e2. PubMed PMID: 28209292
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. NASPGHAN Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children: Recommendations from the Expert Committee on NAFLD (ECON) and the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN). J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Feb;64(2):319-334. PubMed PMID: 28107283
  • Inge TH, Jenkins TM, Xanthakos SA, Dixon JB, Daniels SR, Zeller MH, Helmrath MA. Long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery in adolescents with severe obesity (FABS-5 ): a prospective follow-up analysis. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Mar;5(3):165-173. PubMed PMID: 28065736
  • Smego A, Woo JG, Klein J, Suh C, Bansal D, Bliss S, Daniels SR, Bolling C, Crimmins NA. High Body Mass Index in Infancy May Predict Severe Obesity in Early Childhood. J Pediatr. 2017 Apr;183:87-93.e1. PubMed PMID: 27916426
  • Boles RE, Halbower AC, Daniels S, Gunnarsdottir T, Whitesell N, Johnson SL. Family Chaos and Child Functioning in Relation to Sleep Problems Among Children at Risk for Obesity. Behav Sleep Med. 2017 Mar-Apr;15(2):114-128. PubMed PMID: 26745822
  • Abrams SA, Daniels SR. Fruit Juice and Child Health. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4). PubMed PMID: 28336577
  • Osier E, Wang AS, Tollefson MM, Cordoro KM, Daniels SR, Eichenfield A, Gelfand JM, Gottlieb AB, Kimball AB, Lebwohl M, Mehta NN, Paller AS, Schwimmer JB, Styne DM, Van Voorhees AS, Tom WL, Eichenfield LF. Pediatric Psoriasis Comorbidity Screening Guidelines. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Jul 1;153(7):698-704. PubMed PMID: 28514463
  • Smego A, Woo JG, Klein J, Suh C, Bansal D, Bliss S, Daniels SR, Bolling C, Crimmins NA. High Body Mass Index in Infancy May Predict Severe Obesity in Early Childhood. J Pediatr. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27916426
  • Ryder JR, Kaizer AM, Rudser KD, Daniels SR, Kelly AS. Utility of Body Mass Index in Identifying Excess Adiposity in Youth Across the Obesity Spectrum. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct;177:255-261.e2. PubMed PMID: 27496270
  • Labarthe DR, Goldstein LB, Antman EM, Arnett DK, Fonarow GC, Alberts MJ, Hayman LL, Khera A, Sallis JF, Daniels SR, Sacco RL, Li S, Ku L, Lantz PM, Robinson JG, Creager MA, Van Horn L, Kris-Etherton P, Bhatnagar A, Whitsel LP. Evidence-Based Policy Making: Assessment of the American Heart Association's Strategic Policy Portfolio: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016 May 3;133(18):e615-53. PubMed PMID: 27045139
  • Oikonen M, Nuotio J, Magnussen CG, Viikari JS, Taittonen L, Laitinen T, Hutri-Kähönen N, Jokinen E, Jula A, Cheung M, Sabin MA, Daniels SR, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Repeated Blood Pressure Measurements in Childhood in Prediction of Hypertension in Adulthood. Hypertension. 2016 Jan;67(1):41-7. PubMed PMID: 26553229
  • Moore LL, Singer MR, Bradlee ML, Daniels SR. Adolescent dietary intakes predict cardiometabolic risk clustering. Eur J Nutr. 2016 Mar;55(2):461-8. PubMed PMID: 25724172
  • Shah AS, Dabelea D, Fino NF, Dolan LM, Wadwa RP, D'Agostino R Jr, Hamman R, Marcovina S, Daniels SR, Urbina EM. Predictors of Increased Carotid Intima Media Thickness in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes: The SEARCH CVD Study. Diabetes Care. 2015 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26721813
  • Jacobson TA, Maki KC, Orringer CE, Jones PH, Kris-Etherton P, Sikand G, La Forge R, Daniels SR, Wilson DP, Morris PB, Wild RA, Grundy SM, Daviglus M, Ferdinand KC, Vijayaraghavan K, Deedwania PC, Aberg JA, Liao KP, McKenney JM, Ross JL, Braun LT, Ito MK, Bays HE, Brown WV. National Lipid Association Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia: Part 2. J Clin Lipidol. 2015 Nov-Dec;9(6 Suppl):S1-S122.e1. PubMed PMID: 26699442
  • Inge TH, Prigeon RL, Elder DA, Jenkins TM, Cohen RM, Xanthakos SA, Benoit SC, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, D'Alessio DA. Insulin Sensitivity and ß-Cell Function Improve after Gastric Bypass in Severely Obese Adolescents. J Pediatr. 2015 Nov;167(5):1042-1048.e1. PubMed PMID: 26363548
  • Daniels SR, Hassink SG. The Role of the Pediatrician in Primary Prevention of Obesity. Pediatrics. 2015 Jul;136(1):e275-92. PubMed PMID: 26122812
  • Shah AS, Wadwa RP, Dabelea D, Hamman RF, D'Agostino R Jr, Marcovina S, Daniels SR, Dolan LM, Fino NF, Urbina EM. Arterial stiffness in adolescents and young adults with and without type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH CVD study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Aug;16(5):367-74. PubMed PMID: 25912292
  • Laitinen TT, Pahkala K, Magnussen CG, Oikonen M, Viikari JS, Sabin MA, Daniels SR, Heinonen OJ, Taittonen L, Hartiala O, Mikkilä V, Hutri-Kähönen N, Laitinen T, Kähönen M, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Lifetime measures of ideal cardiovascular health and their association with subclinical atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 15;185:186-91. PubMed PMID: 25797675
  • Ning H, Labarthe DR, Shay CM, Daniels SR, Hou L, Van Horn L, Lloyd-Jones DM. Status of cardiovascular health in US children up to 11 years of age: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 2003-2010. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Mar;8(2):164-71. PubMed PMID: 25782775
  • Ross RD, Brook M, Feinstein JA, Koenig P, Lang P, Spicer R, Vincent JA, Lewis AB, Martin GR, Bartz PJ, Fischbach PS, Fulton DR, Matherne GP, Reinking B, Srivastava S, Printz B, Geva T, Shirali GS, Weinberg P, Wong PC, Armsby LB, Vincent RN, Foerster SR, Holzer RJ, Moore JW, Marshall AC, Latson L, Dubin AM, Walsh EP, Franklin W, Kanter RJ, Saul JP, Shah MJ, Van Hare GF, Feltes TF, Roth SJ, Almodovar MC, Andropoulos DB, Bohn DJ, Costello JM, Gajarski RJ, Mott AR, Stout K, Valente AM, Cook S, Gurvitz M, Saidi A, Webber SA, Hsu DT, Ivy DD, Kulik TJ, Pahl E, Rosenthal DN, Morrow R, Mahle WT, Murphy AM, Li JS, Law YM, Newburger JW, Daniels SR, Bernstein D, Marino BS. 2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25777637
  • Mahle WT, Murphy AM, Li JS, Law YM, Newburger JW, Daniels SR, Bernstein D, Marino BS, Ross RD. Task Force 8: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in Research and Scholarly Activity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Aug 11;66(6):740-7. PubMed PMID: 25777636
  • Shah AS, Black S, Wadwa RP, Schmiege SJ, Fino NF, Talton JW, D'Agostino R Jr, Hamman RF, Urbina EM, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, Marcovina SM, Dabelea D. Insulin sensitivity and arterial stiffness in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH CVD study. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 May-Jun;29(4):512-6. PubMed PMID: 25736026
  • Michalsky MP, Inge TH, Simmons M, Jenkins TM, Buncher R, Helmrath M, Brandt ML, Harmon CM, Courcoulas A, Chen M, Horlick M, Daniels SR, Urbina EM. Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Severely Obese Adolescents: The Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 May;169(5):438-44. PubMed PMID: 25730293
  • Moore LL, Singer MR, Bradlee ML, Daniels SR. Adolescent dietary intakes predict cardiometabolic risk clustering. Eur J Nutr. 2015 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25724172
  • Nuotio J, Oikonen M, Magnussen CG, Viikari JS, Hutri-Kähönen N, Jula A, Thomson R, Sabin MA, Daniels SR, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Adult dyslipidemia prediction is improved by repeated measurements in childhood and young adulthood. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Apr;239(2):350-7. PubMed PMID: 25682034
  • Urbina EM, Khoury PR, McCoy CE, Daniels SR, Dolan LM, Kimball TR. Comparison of mercury sphygmomanometry blood pressure readings with oscillometric and central blood pressure in predicting target organ damage in youth. Blood Press Monit. 2015 Jun;20(3):150-6. PubMed PMID: 25647284
  • Glueck CJ, Wang P, Woo JG, Morrison JA, Khoury PR, Daniels SR. Adolescent and young adult female determinants of visceral adipose tissue at ages 26-28 years. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr;166(4):936-46.e1-3. PubMed PMID: 25641236
  • Glueck CJ, Woo JG, Khoury PR, Morrison JA, Daniels SR, Wang P. Adolescent oligomenorrhea (age 14-19) tracks into the third decade of life (age 20-28) and predicts increased cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome. Metabolism. 2015 Apr;64(4):539-53. PubMed PMID: 25633270
  • Maring B, Greenspan LC, Chandra M, Daniels SR, Sinaiko A, Prineas RJ, Parker ED, Adams KF, Daley MF, Sherwood NE, Kharbanda EO, Margolis KL, Magid DJ, O'Connor PJ, Lo JC. Comparing US paediatric and adult weight classification at the transition from late teenage to young adulthood. Pediatr Obes. 2015 Oct;10(5):371-9. PubMed PMID: 25612172
  • Bjornstad P, Nguyen N, Reinick C, Maahs DM, Bishop FK, Clements SA, Snell-Bergeon JK, Lieberman R, Pyle L, Daniels SR, Paul Wadwa R. Association of apolipoprotein B, LDL-C and vascular stiffness in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Acta Diabetol. 2015 Jun;52(3):611-9. PubMed PMID: 25539881
  • Edwards NM, Myer GD, Kalkwarf HJ, Woo JG, Khoury PR, Hewett TE, Daniels SR. Outdoor Temperature, Precipitation, and Wind Speed Affect Physical Activity Levels in Children: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. J Phys Act Health. 2015 Aug;12(8):1074-81. PubMed PMID: 25423667
  • Shah AS, Dolan LM, Dabelea D, Stafford JM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Mayer-Davis EJ, Marcovina S, Imperatore G, Wadwa RP, Daniels SR, Reynolds K, Hamman RF, Bowlby DA, Maahs DM. Change in adiposity minimally affects the lipid profile in youth with recent onset type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Jun;16(4):280-6. PubMed PMID: 25099744
  • Bjornstad P, Nguyen N, Reinick C, Maahs DM, Bishop FK, Clements SA, Snell-Bergeon JK, Lieberman R, Pyle L, Daniels SR, Paul Wadwa R. Association of apolipoprotein B, LDL-C and vascular stiffness in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Acta Diabetol. 2014 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25539881
  • Edwards NM, Myer GD, Kalkwarf HJ, Woo JG, Khoury PR, Hewett TE, Daniels SR. Outdoor Temperature, Precipitation, and Wind Speed Affect Physical Activity Levels in Children: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25423667
  • Sabo RT, Yen MS, Daniels S, Sun SS. Associations between childhood body size, composition, blood pressure and adult cardiac structure: the Fels Longitudinal Study. PLoS One. 2014;9(9):e106333. PubMed PMID: 25191997
  • Maahs DM, Daniels SR, de Ferranti SD, Dichek HL, Flynn J, Goldstein BI, Kelly AS, Nadeau KJ, Martyn-Nemeth P, Osganian SK, Quinn L, Shah AS, Urbina E, American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Obesity in Youth Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, and Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health. Cardiovascular disease risk factors in youth with diabetes mellitus: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Oct 21;130(17):1532-58. PubMed PMID: 25170098
  • Margolis KL, Greenspan LC, Trower NK, Daley MF, Daniels SR, Lo JC, Kharbanda EO, Sinaiko AR, Magid DJ, Parker ED, Chandra M, Tavel HM, O'Connor PJ. Lipid screening in children and adolescents in community practice: 2007 to 2010. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Sep;7(5):718-26. PubMed PMID: 25160839
  • Shah AS, Dolan LM, Dabelea D, Stafford JM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Mayer-Davis EJ, Marcovina S, Imperatore G, Wadwa RP, Daniels SR, Reynolds K, Hamman RF, Bowlby DA, Maahs DM, for the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. Change in adiposity minimally affects the lipid profile in youth with recent onset type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25099744
  • Daniels SR, Kelly AS. Pediatric severe obesity: time to establish serious treatments for a serious disease. Child Obes. 2014 Aug;10(4):283-4. PubMed PMID: 24983291
  • Spector ND, Cull W, Daniels SR, Gilhooly J, Hall J, Horn I, Marshall SG, Schumacher DJ, Sectish TC, Stanton BF. Gender and generational influences on the pediatric workforce and practice. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun;133(6):1112-21. PubMed PMID: 24819577
  • Daniels SR. Prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: what is the best approach and how early should we start?. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;63(25 Pt A):2786-8. PubMed PMID: 24814499
  • Shah AS, Dabelea D, Talton JW, Urbina EM, D Agostino RB Jr, Wadwa RP, Marcovina S, Hamman RF, Daniels SR, Dolan LM. Smoking and arterial stiffness in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH Cardiovascular Disease Study. J Pediatr. 2014 Jul;165(1):110-6. PubMed PMID: 24681182
  • Flynn JT, Daniels SR, Hayman LL, Maahs DM, McCrindle BW, Mitsnefes M, Zachariah JP, Urbina EM, American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Obesity in Youth Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young. Update: ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in children and adolescents: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Hypertension. 2014 May;63(5):1116-35. PubMed PMID: 24591341
  • Lo JC, Chandra M, Sinaiko A, Daniels SR, Prineas RJ, Maring B, Parker ED, Sherwood NE, Daley MF, Kharbanda EO, Adams KF, Magid DJ, O'Connor PJ, Greenspan LC. Severe obesity in children: prevalence, persistence and relation to hypertension. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2014 Mar 3;2014(1):3. PubMed PMID: 24580759
  • Alman AC, Talton JW, Wadwa RP, Urbina EM, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, Hamman RF, D'Agostino RB, Marcovina SM, Mayer-Davis EJ, Dabelea DM. Cardiovascular health in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH CVD study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Nov;15(7):502-10. PubMed PMID: 24450411
  • Rosner B, Cook NR, Daniels S, Falkner B. Response to Hypertension and children: should we be aware?. Hypertension. 2013 Dec;62(6):e45. PubMed PMID: 24369028
  • Inge TH, King WC, Jenkins TM, Courcoulas AP, Mitsnefes M, Flum DR, Wolfe BM, Pomp A, Dakin GF, Khandelwal S, Zeller MH, Horlick M, Pender JR, Chen JY, Daniels SR. The effect of obesity in adolescence on adult health status. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):1098-104. PubMed PMID: 24249816
  • Rosner B, Cook NR, Daniels S, Falkner B. Childhood Blood Pressure Trends and Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure: The NHANES Experience 1988-2008. Hypertension. 2013 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24126170
  • Dabelea D, Talton JW, D'Agostino R Jr, Wadwa RP, Urbina EM, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, Marcovina SM, Hamman RF. Cardiovascular risk factors are associated with increased arterial stiffness in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH CVD study. Diabetes Care. 2013 Dec;36(12):3938-43. PubMed PMID: 24101697
  • Kelly AS, Barlow SE, Rao G, Inge TH, Hayman LL, Steinberger J, Urbina EM, Ewing LJ, Daniels SR, American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, and Council on Clinical Cardiology. Severe obesity in children and adolescents: identification, associated health risks, and treatment approaches: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Oct 8;128(15):1689-712. PubMed PMID: 24016455
  • Jaiswal M, Fingerlin TE, Urbina EM, Wadwa RP, Talton JW, D'Agostino RB Jr, Hamman RF, Daniels SR, Marcovina SM, Dolan LM, Dabelea D. Impact of glycemic control on heart rate variability in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH CVD study. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 Dec;15(12):977-83. PubMed PMID: 24010960
  • Edwards NM, Khoury PR, Kalkwarf HJ, Woo JG, Claytor RP, Daniels SR. Tracking of accelerometer-measured physical activity in early childhood. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2013 Aug;25(3):487-501. PubMed PMID: 23877325
  • Rosner B, Cook NR, Daniels S, Falkner B. Childhood blood pressure trends and risk factors for high blood pressure: the NHANES experience 1988-2008. Hypertension. 2013 Aug;62(2):247-54. PubMed PMID: 23856492
  • Juhola J, Magnussen CG, Berenson GS, Venn A, Burns TL, Sabin MA, Srinivasan SR, Daniels SR, Davis PH, Chen W, Kähönen M, Taittonen L, Urbina E, Viikari JS, Dwyer T, Raitakari OT, Juonala M. Combined effects of child and adult elevated blood pressure on subclinical atherosclerosis: the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium. Circulation. 2013 Jul 16;128(3):217-24. PubMed PMID: 23780579
  • Lo JC, Maring B, Chandra M, Daniels SR, Sinaiko A, Daley MF, Sherwood NE, Kharbanda EO, Parker ED, Adams KF, Prineas RJ, Magid DJ, O'Connor PJ, Greenspan LC. Prevalence of obesity and extreme obesity in children aged 3-5 years. Pediatr Obes. 2013 May 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23677690
  • Urbina EM, Dabelea D, D'Agostino RB Jr, Shah AS, Dolan LM, Hamman RF, Daniels SR, Marcovina S, Wadwa RP. Effect of type 1 diabetes on carotid structure and function in adolescents and young adults: the SEARCH CVD study. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sep;36(9):2597-9. PubMed PMID: 23564920
  • Shay CM, Ning H, Daniels SR, Rooks CR, Gidding SS, Lloyd-Jones DM. Status of cardiovascular health in US adolescents: prevalence estimates from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 2005-2010. Circulation. 2013 Apr 2;127(13):1369-76. PubMed PMID: 23547177
  • McCrindle BW, Kwiterovich PO, McBride PE, Daniels SR, Kavey RE. Author's response. Universal lipid screening: in response to ongoing debate. Pediatrics. 2013 Apr;131(4):e1387-8. PubMed PMID: 23547045
  • Pearson TA, Palaniappan LP, Artinian NT, Carnethon MR, Criqui MH, Daniels SR, Fonarow GC, Fortmann SP, Franklin BA, Galloway JM, Goff DC Jr, Heath GW, Frank AT, Kris-Etherton PM, Labarthe DR, Murabito JM, Sacco RL, Sasson C, Turner MB, American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. American Heart Association Guide for Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Community Level, 2013 update: a scientific statement for public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and health policy makers. Circulation. 2013 Apr 23;127(16):1730-53. PubMed PMID: 23519758
  • Jenkins TM, Buncher CR, Akers R, Daniels SR, Lawson ML, Khoury PR, Wilson TP, Inge TH. Validation of a weight history questionnaire to identify adolescent obesity. Obes Surg. 2013 Sep;23(9):1404-12. PubMed PMID: 23475789
  • Urbina EM, Khoury PR, McCoy CE, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, Kimball TR. Triglyceride to HDL-C ratio and increased arterial stiffness in children, adolescents, and young adults. Pediatrics. 2013 Apr;131(4):e1082-90. PubMed PMID: 23460684
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Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Association of the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, Council on Epidemiology, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism American Pediatric Society, American Heart Association
  • Member, American Pediatric Society
  • Member, American Public Health Association
  • Member, American Society of Hypertension
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Fellow , American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Epidemiology
  • Fellow , American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow , American College of Epidemiology
  • Fellow, American Society of Hypertension
  • Fellow, North American Association for the Study of Obesity
  • Member, International Society on Hypertension in Blacks
  • Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Epidemiology Research
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research
  • Fellow, National Lipid Association

Practice Locations

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

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Cardiology, Board Certification (2006)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1984)
  • Hypertension, Specialized Training (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases - Prevention
Volunteer Activities
American Heart Association. Winner of Gold Heart Award 2015.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (1977)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, Harvard University (1979)
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1982)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, University of Rochester (NY) (1973)
Internships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program (1978)
Residency Programs:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1981)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatric Cardiology (1984)
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Department: Pediatrics-Administration
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