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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, 1957-1959;student, University Colorado, 1959-1960.

Career

Medical technologist, Children's Medical Center, Denver, 1961-1967;secretary, vice president, president, National Council Jewish Women, Denver, 1962-1980;state public affairs representative for Colorado, National Council Jewish Women, 1980-1984;program coordinator juvenile justice staff, Department Institute, Denver, 1980-1981;executive director, Colorado Commision on Children and Family, Denver, 1982-1984;program manager child health screening, Colorado Department Health, Denver, since 1985;training officer Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment, Colorado Department Health, Denver, since 1991;professor, research associate, consultant in community child development program, Medical School, U. Colorado, Denver, since 1987. Consultant Child Find-Denver Public Schools, since 1991, Denver Family Opportunity,1990-.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlework, skiing, swimming, scuba diving, doll collecting.

Connections

Married Howard S. Edelman. Children: Sherri, Andrea, Devra, Brian.