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Kristin Madden

Assistant Professor



General Background

Kristin is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric GI clinic at Children's Hospital & Medical Center. She has been working in this position since 2009. She started teaching at Nebraska Methodist College in 2020 as an adjunct faculty after graduating with her Doctorate of Nursing degree. December 2021 she accepted a part time faculty position as Assistant Professor. She has interest in research and clinical trials with a passion for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis as well as chronic liver disease. She is excited to grow and learn with an amazing group of individuals in the Doctorate Program at NMC.

Notable Publications/Presentations

Grants and Research

Industry-Sponsored, Multicenter

A Multi-Center, Double-Blind Study of Colazal in the Treatment of 5 to 17 Year-Old Pediatric Patients with Mild to Moderate Active Ulcerative Colitis. November 2005, PI: Thomas Attard, M.D.

Industry-Sponsored, Multicenter

A Safety and Efficacy Evaluation of HalfLytely Solution and Bisacodyl Tablets vs NuLYTELY in the Pediatric Population. November 2006, PI: Thomas Attard, M.D.

Industry-Sponsored, Multicenter

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pediatric Database 2010, PI: Ruben Quiros, M.D.

Grant Recipient 2009

2009 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Education Grant for Nurses.

Industry-Sponsored, Multicenter

2015 Gilead Hepatitis C Study #GS-US-337-1116, PI: Herbert Davies, M. D.

A Phase 2, Open-Label, Multicenter, Multi-cohort Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir Fixed Dose Combination +/- Ribavirin in Adolescents and Children with Chronic HCV-Infection

2016 Hepatitis C Extension study that the original and the new Hep C will roll over into for long-term 5 year follow-up: A Long Term Follow-up Registry for Adolescent and Pediatric Subjects Who Received a Gilead Hepatitis C Virus Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) in Gilead-Sponsored Chronic Hepatitis C Infection Trials

Industry-Sponsored, Multicenter

2016 Hepatitis C Study, PI: Ruben Quiros, M.D. A Phase 2, Open-Label, Multicenter, Multi-cohort Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficacy of Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir in Adolescents and Children with Chronic HCV Infection

ImproveCareNow Registry and Database

2015 – Current

Combine Study – Protocol # PCD-MTX-001

2017 June. ImproveCareNow NIH Funded along with a grant from PCORI, PI: Mark Kusek, M.D. A Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center pragmatic clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of low dose oral methotrexate in patients with pediatric Crohn’s disease initiating anti-TNF therapy.

Gilead Hepatitis B Study, Protocol # GS-US-320-1092 2017 April. PI: Ruben Quiros, MD. A Randomized, Double-Blind Evaluation of the Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Antiviral Efficacy of Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) in Adolescents with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection.


Peterson, Kristin D; Attard, Thomas M; Jung, Lawrence; Gulizia, James M. Inflammatory Polyps with EBV-Related Lymphoproliferative Disease in a Child with IPEX Syndrome. Abstract for NASPGHANN 2005.

Attard, Thomas M; Peterson, Kristin D; Koppula, Sireesha; Watson, Patrice; Lynch, Henry T. APC Gene Mutations Associated with Turcot’s Syndrome in a Family with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Abstract for NASPGHANN 2006.

Peterson, Kristin D Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact on early teenage years. Gastroenterology Nursing (2008). Volume 31.

Attard, Thomas M; Tajouri, Tanya; Peterson, Kristin; Tinley, Susan; Thorson, Alan; Lynch, Henry. (2007). Familial Adenomatous Polyposis in Children Younger than Age Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Clinic Experience. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum: OnlineFirst.

Knight, Crystal; Peterson, Kristin; Reyes, Chris; Attard, Thomas. Fecal Calprotectin Elevation in a Child with Juvenile Polyp. Abstract for NASPGHAN 2008.

Madden, Kristin D. Chapter Revision (2014) – Pediatric Liver Disease. Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology Edition II, edited by Lisa Philichi and Rosemary Young.

Madden, Kristin D. Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Interactive Power Point – Creation of a template and case for online interactive educational purposes at

Madden, Kristin D; Quiros-Tejeira. (2015). JAG1 – A Benign Polymorphism or Alagille Syndrome: an 8 year old male presenting with FTT. Clinical Vignette for NASPGHAN.

Madden, Kristin D.; Castillo, Lina; Kusek, Mark; Abdessalam, Shahab.MD. (2016) Constipation in a 5 year old: can it be Hirschsprung’s Disease? Abstract for NASPGHAN WORLD CONGRESS.

Madden, Kristin D.; Choudhry, Ojasvini; Abdessalam, Shahab. (2016). Ewing’s Sarcoma in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease treated with Adalimumab. Abstract for Advances in IBD. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, February 2017.

Madden, Kristin D. Chapter Revision (2019) – Pediatric Liver Disease. Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology Edition III, edited by Lisa Philichi and Rosemary Young.

Madden, Kristin D., Raynor, Steven, Zapata, Fernando (2019). Vomiting: A case from the textbook. Abstract for NASPGHAN.

Madden, Kristin D. (2020). A single centers experience: Transition to Rapid Infliximab Infusions. Abstract for Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.

Professional Service/Recognition/Charitable Boards

Clinical Competency Committee (CCC)

Fellowship review member 2014 – present

CCF National Scientific Advisory Committee

Board Member 2019 – present

CCFA Nurse and Advance Practice Initiatives Committee

Lead of Interactive online cases 2016 - 2018

Board Member 2010-2020

Member 2010 - present

Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses (APGNN)

Member 2005-2017

Board Secretary 2006-2010

Member 2019- current

Nebraska GUT Club

Member 2005-2009

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

Team/Walk Leader 2007-2009

Board/Committee Member 2007-Present

Member 2012-present


Member 2019- 2020