Meet our team at Rocky Mountain Pediatrics! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled practitioners and our friendly, nurturing staff.
At Rocky Mountain Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.
A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.
Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent pediatric care in the Lakewood, CO area.
Edra B. Weiss, MD, FAAP
Dr. Weiss was raised on a cattle ranch in Arizona. She decided at 8 years of age she wanted to be a doctor. Edra B. Weiss obtained her M.D. degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She completed a residency in pediatrics in Chicago and at the same institution (University of Illinois) did a fellow ship in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Weiss has been board certified in pediatrics since 1979 and has participated in the voluntary MOC recertification program.
Dr. Weiss moved to Denver in 1982 and has been associated with Rocky Mountain Pediatrics since that time. From 1992 to 1994 she was Medical Director of the Special Needs Clinic at The Children’s Hospital. But her practice needed her and she returned full time in 1994. She has authored over a dozen papers and enjoys clinical research. Dr. Weiss enjoys the challenges and rewards of special needs children. She loves to travel and volunteer in the third world countries, especially East Africa. She wishes every child could have the health benefits that are offered in the United States.
Alicia Hudson, MD, FAAP
Dr. Hudson moved to Denver with her husband in the summer of 2016. He was born and raised in Lakewood and when the opportunity to move back came they both jumped at it. Dr. Hudson is originally from Arizona. She attended the University of Arizona for medical school and residency. During her residency she especially enjoyed taking care of children with complex medical needs, really getting to know patients and their families and was thrilled to find a practice like RMP. She hopes she can help all of her patients enjoy happy, healthy lives.
Outside of work, Dr. Hudson enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, and hiking in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Lisa Badon, MD, FAAP
Dr. Badon was born and raised in southeast Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University for both medical school and pediatric residency. After living in the south her whole life, she journeyed to various parts of the country to find a region that she loved. The Rocky Mountains and sunny weather attracted Dr. Badon to Colorado, where she enjoys hiking and snowshoeing. Her pediatric areas of interest include preventive health care, growth and development, cardiology, and pulmonology. She is board-certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her emphasis is on treating the underserved population.
Karen White, MD
Dr. White is originally a Colorado native, and is very glad to be back! She did her medical school at St. George’s University, performed clinical rotation training in New York City hospitals, and completed her general pediatrics residency at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, New York. She enjoys caring for babies and children of all ages and backgrounds, and feels rewarded watching them grow and thrive. In her free time, she likes hiking, baking, tiring out her dog, and spending time with her family.
Gail Griffin, PNP-BC
Gail received an MS in nursing and a Nurse Practioner Certification from the University of Colorado. She has been in practice in Colorado since 1966. She has been associated with Rocky Mountain Pediatrics since 1992. Gail is originally a Florida Cracker but moved to Denver with her husband and fell in love with the people and beauty of Colorado. She loves working with parents and children and helping them be as totally health as they can be. Gail enjoys volunteering and spending time with her 3 grown children and five grandchildren.
She loves the Colorado Mountains!!!!
Maddie Nichols, PNP
Maddie received a BSN in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH in 1964. She came to Colorado in 1965 and worked as a public health nurse. She received her PNP certificate from the University of Colorado in 1967.
Maddie has worked with many children and parents since 1967. She has worked at Rocky Mountain Pediatrics since 1992.
Maddie is active in the community and spends quality time with her husband, 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
Rebecca Mark, MSN, CPNP, PMHS
Rebecca is a nurse practitioner who specialized in primary care. Before receiving her nurse practitioner degree from Vanderbilt University she worked has a visiting home nurse for children with developmental delay and complex medical needs. She has a special interest in treating each child uniquely because each child and family is different. She loves caring for children both in the office and as the mother for her own.