Renee Kaplan-Shepard
  • 5280 Top Doctors 2016
  • Recognized as a 5280 Top Doctor
  • America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd.
  • Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc.
  • Best Doctors in America® 2015 — Best Doctors, Inc.
  • Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc.
  • America’s Top Doctors 2016 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
  • Special Interests

    Research Interests

    Trauma and the psychosocial impact of chronic medical illness. Use of EMDR in resolving medical trauma.


    University of Denver, MSW, Social Work
    Ohio State University, BS, Education and Psychology

    Professional Memberships

    NASW (National Association of Social Workers)
    EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association)

    Academic Affiliations

    Instructor in the School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at UCHSC

    Contact Information

    • Email:



    • National Jewish Health Main Campus
      1400 Jackson St.
      Denver, CO 80206

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