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Norma Lou Edelman

Norma Lou Edelman, American health care administrator. Named Outstanding Child Advisory, Colorado Advisers for Children, 1981.

Background

  • Edelman, Norma Lou was born on November 22, 1939 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Nate and Lottie E. (Cohn) Bernstone.

  • Education

    • Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1959. Student, University Colorado, 1960.

    Career

    • Medical technologist Children's Medical Center, Denver, 1961-1967. Secretary, vice president, president National Council Jewish Women, 1962-1980, state public affairs representative for Colorado, 1980-1984. Program coordinator juvenile justice staff Department Institute, Denver, 1980-1981.

      Executive director Colorado Commission on Children and Family, 1982-1984. Program manager child health screening Colorado Department Health, since 1985, training officer Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment, since 1991. Professor, research associate, consultant in community child development program Medical School, University Colorado, since 1987.

      Consultant Child Find-Denver Public Schools, since 1991, Denver Family Opportunity, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: (manual) A Handbook for Screeners, 1986. Co-author: (manual) Denver II Developmental Screening Test, 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Treasurer, secretary, vice president, president Inter-Neighborhood Cooperative, since 1986. Grants chairperson Neighborhood Cultures of Denver, since 1991. Legislation liaison Colorado Advisers for Children, 1976-1984.

    Legislation liaison, board directors Colorado Juvenile Council, 1981-1986. Democratic candidate for state legislature, Denver, 1982, 84. Community director Family Violence Task Force-Jewish Federation, Denver, 1990-1992.

    Member Colorado Public Health Association (vice president, board directors 1986-1990), Leadership Denver Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Needlecrafts, skiing, swimming, scuba diving, doll collecting.

    Connections

    • Married Howard S. Edelman. Children: Sherri, Andrea, Devra, Brian.
    • father: Nate Bernstone
    • mother: Lottie E. (Cohn) Bernstone
    • spouse: Howard S. Edelman
    • children: Sherri Edelman
    • Andrea Edelman
    • Devra Edelman
    • Brian Edelman
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    Born November 22, 1939
    Nationality

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