Children’s Hospital hires mental-health leader

AURORA — Children’s Hospital Colorado, a hospital system with facilities in Aurora, Colorado Springs and Broomfield, has hired K. Ron-Li Liaw for its newly created “mental-health-in-chief” position. 

She will help shape and oversee child mental health vision and strategy, operations, quality, safety and workforce development systemwide for Children’s Colorado, according to a hospital news release. 

Liaw is also the director of the University of Colorado Medical School’s division of child and adolescent psychiatry and vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion in the department of psychiatry.

“Now is the time for Colorado to design and build an integrated system of care for the kids and families of this dynamic and beautiful state,” Liaw said in the release. “I am impressed with the mission, vision, footprint and the depth of humble expertise I’ve found at Children’s Colorado, along with tremendous partners who are all driving a movement of change for children’s health. We want Colorado to be an innovative and effective model, and I’m excited to be part of the momentum and part of the team that’s going to get us there.”

AURORA — Children’s Hospital Colorado, a hospital system with facilities in Aurora, Colorado Springs and Broomfield, has hired K. Ron-Li Liaw for its newly created “mental-health-in-chief” position. 

She will help shape and oversee child mental health vision and strategy, operations, quality, safety and workforce development systemwide for Children’s Colorado, according to a hospital news release. 

Liaw is also the director of the University of Colorado Medical School’s division of child and adolescent psychiatry and vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion in the department of psychiatry.

“Now is the time for Colorado to design and build an integrated system of care for the kids and families of this dynamic and beautiful state,” Liaw said in the release. “I am impressed with the mission, vision, footprint and the depth of humble expertise I’ve found at Children’s Colorado, along with tremendous partners who are all driving a movement of change for children’s health. We want Colorado to be an innovative and effective model, and I’m excited to be part of the momentum and part of the team that’s going to get us there.”