Jones International University® Sponsors Video Highlighting the Medical Day Treatment Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado

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Medical Day Treatment Program provides a normalized education experience for Colorado students with chronic medical conditions.

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At JIU we have a passionately-held belief that the opportunity to receive a great education should be available to everyone, everywhere, no matter their circumstances.

Jones International University®, Ltd. (JIU®) today announced that it has sponsored the production of a new promotional video for the Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Medical Day Treatment Program (MDT). The video, produced by Deren P. Abram, owner of Film Pharm Productions, promotes the important work of the Medical Day Treatment Program as they provide a normalized education experience for students with chronic medical conditions. MDT is a school-based treatment program that allows kids to attend school while also managing their medical needs. Children’s Colorado has been providing specialized pediatric healthcare to children in the Rocky Mountain region for more than a century.

“Children’s Hospital Colorado is fortunate to count Jones International University among its partners,” said Monique McCoy senior communication manager at Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. “The great people of JIU have been very generous with their support over the years, but most recently they underwrote a video project to showcase our Medical Day Treatment program. This touching video shares a unique aspect of our care with the community and we’re so fortunate that JIU found it to be a worthy undertaking.”

The Medical Day Treatment Program was initiated in the fall of 1991. This unique program is a collaborative venture between the Children's Hospital Colorado and Aurora Public Schools. The program provides an educational placement alternative for children whose needs are too complicated to allow them to attend regular school. Children are able to continue to meet school expectations in an environment that provides the medical and emotional interventions they need daily.

“All of us at JIU are honored to support the Medical Day Treatment Program and Children’s Colorado with this exciting video project,” stated JIU Chancellor Dr. Milt Goldberg. “At JIU we have a passionately-held belief that the opportunity to receive a great education should be available to everyone, everywhere, no matter their circumstances. The Medical Day Treatment Program provides an important educational resource to the many kids who are managing serious health issues while they work to continue their education.”

For more information about the Medical Day Treatment Program, visit Click on the following link to view the Medical Day Treatment Program video.


About Children’s Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) has defined and delivered pediatric health care excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children’s Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well-being of children. Continually acknowledged as one of the nation’s top ten Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine, Children’s Colorado is known for both its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research, education and advocacy programs, as well as comprehensive everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. Children’s Colorado also is recognized for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Centers and has been designated a Magnet® hospital since 2005. The hospital’s family-centered, collaborative approach combines the nation’s top pediatric doctors, nurses and researchers to pioneer new approaches to pediatric medicine. With urgent, emergency and specialty care locations throughout Metro Denver and Southern Colorado, including its campus on the Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Colorado provides a full spectrum of pediatric specialties. For more information, visit and connect with Children’s Colorado on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

About Deren P. Abram
Deren P. Abram is an Emmy Award winning Producer/Director with over 15 years of extensive experience in Film, TV, and video. In 1998, Deren founded Film Pharm Productions as a loan-out production company for the networks and studios in Hollywood. In 2010, Deren transplanted his firm and family from LA to Denver, Colorado to continue to produce original and contracted TV content, high end story-driven corporate video production, and specialized design and animation for TV, web and apps. Visit to learn more.

About Jones International University®, Ltd. (JIU®)

As the pioneer in online education, Jones International University offers an unparalleled online educational experience that provides essential tools and strategies for career starters, career changers and career advancers around the globe. It offers an array of online undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees and professional certificate programs in the fields of business and education. JIU was the first entirely virtual university in the U.S. to be granted the highest form of accreditation and continues to make its mark as the Gold Standard Online University®. Visit for more information.

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