Leadership Team

Laura Luzietti, MD

Laura Luzietti, MD

Interim Executive Director & Medical Director

Dr. Luzietti joined Every Child Pediatrics as a pediatrician in 2009, became Medical Director in 2017 and was named Interim Executive Director in April 2020. Dr. Luzietti is responsible for managing the overall operations and finances of the organizations, serving as the liaison with the Board of Directors and managing all aspects of the delivery of clinical services, ranging from creating clinical policies to handling provider recruitment and overseeing special programs. Dr. Luzietti continues to serve patients at the Denver office. Shortly after joining, she began serving as the Newborn Nursery Rotation Coordinator for St. Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residents, educational coordinator for Every Child Pediatrics providers, and also served as the clinic lead in the Denver clinic. Dr. Luzietti earned her Bachelor’s Degree from University of Notre Dame and her Medical Degree and from Loyola University. She completed her residency at Loyola University.

Lori Cohn, BSW, MA, CCM

Lori Cohn, BSW, MA, CCM

Director of Integrated Services

Ms. Cohn joined Every Child Pediatrics in 2006 as a social worker and has served as a Director, managing the organization’s wraparound services to patients, since 2012. Ms. Cohn provides direct services to children and families, develops and implements programs and collaborates with community organizations to advocate for change. These efforts support the overall wellness and long-term success of children and families. She has 20 years of experience in social work, holds degrees in education and social work with specialized training in healthcare advocacy, education and leadership development. She previously served as an Early Intervention Coordinator for Early Childhood Connections, a preschool teacher in the Denver metro area and a medical social worker in New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in social work from Ramapo College, her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a focus on Early Childhood from the Morgridge College of Education at University of Denver, and is a certified Case Manager.
Paul Eschen

Paul Eschen

Director of Finance and Business Development

Mr. Eschen joined Every Child Pediatrics in 2015 and is responsible for overall financial management, accounting and business strategy. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Eschen served in a variety of financial and operational roles at Real Radiology, Olathe Community Clinic, Radiology Imaging Associates, PRO Behavioral Health, Eye Health Network and Qual-Med Plans for Health. Earlier in his career, Mr. Eschen served in financial and human resources leadership roles at Pro Behavioral Health Inc., Eye Health Network, Inc., Pueblo Bank and Trust, Inc., Qual-Med, Inc. and BetaWest Properties, Inc. His leadership experience includes directing the turnaround of a company from a $20M loss to a $4M profit in one year, and growing a commercial real estate company from no assets to over $1 billion in assets over a 5-year period. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Fort Lewis College.
Sherri Hale, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Sherri Hale, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Manager

Sherri Hale, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the newest addition to the Every Child Pediatrics leadership team in March 2020.  As Human Resources Manager, Ms. Hale provides HR solutions to the organization and oversees all human resources processes and practices.  She has previously worked as HR Business Partner with an industry leading laboratory and specialty pharmacy firm that provides results to clients for opioid addiction and recovery.  Additionally, her work with non-profit organizations in the fields of behavioral healthcare and at-risk youth led to consulting with an eHealth Africa organization and work in Nigeria.  Her broad industry knowledge also includes construction and engineering management, transportation, ancient art, antiquities and numismatics, and family entertainment with international firms based in Los Angeles, Denver, and Atlanta.  Ms. Hale is a Denver native and a member of the Boulder Area HR Association (BAHRA) and the Society for HR Management (SHRM).  She is active in her Northglenn community and has served on their city’s Community Foundation Board.

Hans Mueller

Hans Mueller

Director of Information Technology

Hans joined Every Child Pediatrics in January of 2014 working at Centennial High School’s School Based Health Center, and in July 2015 transitioned to become the organization’s Director of Information Technology. Hans is responsible for information technology strategy, operations, projects and services that enable the mission of connecting kids to healthy lives. Hans comes from a consultancy background, previously serving healthcare, financial and media companies, defining technical and operational strategy as well as building and delivering complex mission critical information systems. Hans has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master of Science in Telecommunications, and a Master of Science in Business Administration: Information Systems. In his spare time, Hans is involved in the Colorado music scene as a business advisor and trains perpetually for the next ski season.

 

Jennifer Wiman, MS, RNC-NIC

Jennifer Wiman, MS, RNC-NIC

Director of Clinical Operations

Ms. Wiman joined Every Child Pediatrics in 2017 and is responsible for driving clinical improvement initiatives, integrated services and application of evidence-based practices. Ms. Wiman will also oversee the design and execution of scheduling policies, procedures and operational workflows to support the delivery of high quality and efficient clinical care. Prior to this, she worked at Children’s Hospital Colorado for 16 years. She started her time at Children’s in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as both a staff nurse and as the Department Education Coordinator. Ms. Wiman transitioned to the Ambulatory Specialty Clinics 10 years ago where she managed many medical and surgical specialty clinics throughout her time. She was also an integral team member in the opening of the Multi-Disciplinary Clinics. Ms. Wiman earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Queens University and her Master’s Degree in Health Systems Leadership at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Kim White, MD

Kim White, MD

Denver Clinic Director and Pediatrician

Dr. White has been caring for patients at Every Child Pediatrics since 1998 and sees patients at the Denver office. She began her role as Denver Clinic Director in May 2020. Dr. White recieved her B.S. in Biology from the University of California, Davis and then attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She then completed her Pediatric Residency at the University of Arizona. Dr. White is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), Associate Clinical Faculty at Children’s Hospital Colorado, and a Get Fit Clinic provider at Every Child Pediatrics.

Alfie Meister, MD

Alfie Meister, MD

Aurora Clinic Director and Pediatrician

Dr. Meister has been caring for patients at Every Child Pediatrics since 2003 and sees patients in our Aurora office, as well as newborns at Medical Center of Aurora. She began her role as Aurora Clinic Director in May 2020. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of California Davis and attended medical school at the University of California Irvine. Dr. Meister then completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland, California. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and leads the Reach Out and Read program at Every Child Pediatrics.

Lucas Henderson, MD

Lucas Henderson, MD

Thornton Clinic Director and Pediatrician

Dr. Henderson has been caring for patients at Every Child Pediatrics since 2008 and sees patients at the Thornton office, as well as newborns at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton. He began his role as Thornton Clinic Director in May 2020. Dr. Henderson recieved his B.A. in Biology from Williams College, and then attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He then completed his Pediatric Residency at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). 

Jennifer Burns, MD

Jennifer Burns, MD

Lakewood Clinic Director and Pediatrician

Dr. Burns has been working for Every Child Pediatrics since 1998 and sees patients in our Lakewood office. She began her role as Lakewood Clinic Director in May 2020. Dr. Burns attended Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital and UCHSC in Denver. She is an Infectious Disease Fellow, and she is a part of Advisory Board and Nurse Family Partnership. She also serves as a physician for Urban Peak.

Julie Zavala, DNP, CPNP

Julie Zavala, DNP, CPNP

School-Based Health Center DNP Clinical Supervisor

Julie has been working at Every Child Pediatrics since 2002 and sees patients at the School-Based Health Clinics in Aurora. She began her role as School-Based Health Center DNP Clinical Supervisor in May 2020. She recieved her B.S. Zoology from the University of Washington, followed by her Masters of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Colorado College of Nursing. She is also a Board member for the Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter of NAPNAP. 

Sophia Meharena, DO

Sophia Meharena, DO

Director of Clinical Outcomes

Dr. Meharena has been caring for patients at Every Child Pediatrics since 2011 and sees patients at the Aurora office. She began her role as Director of Clinical Outcomes in May 2020. She recieved her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry from Mount Holyoke College, followed by her medical education at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed her residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).