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Denver Health - Research


The faculty conducts clinical research that is directed at common problems identified during the delivery of primary care to an urban pediatric population. These projects are often collaborative efforts to ensure service delivery by overcoming the inherent barriers to care in an underserved population.

Dr. Mark Anderson has investigated acute management of childhood asthma and the relationship between asthma and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

Dr. Patricia Braun has researched oral health disparities and is a subject matter expert regarding oral health.

Dr. Steven Federico has studied barriers to the access of primary care and interventions to overcome these barriers.

Dr. Simon Hambidge has studied vaccine safety and strategies to increase childhood immunization and well-child care.

Dr. Mary O'Connor has designed a curriculum to teach health care professionals the essentials of breastfeeding. Her curriculum can be accessed at

Dr. John W. Ogle investigates prevention and treatment programs for Pediatric Tuberculosis Control.